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CKD management program in primary care demonstrates positive results

July 22, 2019
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Early dialysis initiation linked to lower survival in pediatric patients

July 19, 2019
As the initiation of dialysis at an eGFR greater than 10 mL/min/1.732 was associated with lower survival in children and adolescents, it may be beneficial to delay…

FDA offers tips on advising patients how to dispose of unneeded medications

July 18, 2019
Proper disposal of unused prescription medication remains a major public health priority for the FDA, particularly for prescription opioid pain medicines, due to our
In the Journals

Study: Patients with abnormal kidney function are not getting timely follow-up

July 18, 2019
A team of investigators studying electronic medical data on more than 200,000 adults found 58% of patients with a newly abnormal eGFR were not getting timely follow-up…
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Preventing Medical Errors for Clinical Health Professionals

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Discussing end of life issues and palliative care options with patients who have life-limiting illnesses is…
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Screening Patients Who Speak Spanish for Low Health Literacy

HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice, Spring 2019, Volume 3 Issue 2
Inadequate health literacy is a national health problem that affects about 90 million people from all racial and ethnic…
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X-linked Hypophosphatemia: Integrating New Evidence to Optimize Diagnosis and Treatment

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X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH) is a rare hereditary form of non-nutritional rickets that does not respond to vitamin D…
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