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Kidney Accelerated Placement Project adopts NKF approach to reduce kidney discards

July 22, 2019

Presence of antibody in deceased kidney donors tied to graft failure

July 5, 2019
A study done by researchers from the Netherlands has tied greater risk of allograft loss in kidney transplants with one protein found in deceased donor kidneys. However…

Study outlines risk of infection for donor kidneys

July 5, 2019
A study on deceased donor kidneys has identified hepatitis C viremia, the need for dialysis, hematopoietic cell transplant and exposure to antibiotics with a narrow…
In the Journals

Early loss of immunosuppressive drug coverage linked to graft failure

June 28, 2019
Patients with a kidney transplant who lose immunosuppressive drug coverage through Medicare before and after the scheduled 3 year end to eligibility show a much higher…
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X-linked Hypophosphatemia: Integrating New Evidence to Optimize Diagnosis and Treatment

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Ultragenyx.

X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH) is a rare hereditary form of non-nutritional rickets that does not respond to vitamin D…
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Health Literacy: A Long Journey to Brazilian Health Practices

HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice, Summer 2018, Volume 2 Issue 3
Studying health literacy was a turning point in my journey as a researcher and health professional. It happened during…
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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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