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Electronic health records may aid in identification of undiagnosed genetic diseases

March 16, 2018

Successful transplantation reported of hepatitis C kidneys into patients without hepatitis C

March 7, 2018
Surgeons at Johns Hopkins University Hospital have successfully 10 transplanted hepatitis C-infected kidneys into patients without hepatitis C and prevented the patients…
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Transplanting HCV-infected kidneys safe, feasible

March 5, 2018
Treating recipients of a kidney from a donor with HCV with direct-acting antiviral medications before and after transplantation is safe and prevents chronic HCV…

Researchers develop method to track how dialysis clinics perform at transplant referral

February 18, 2018
A recently published study that investigated how patients on dialysis are referred for transplant found decision-making by dialysis facility staff — not whether a…
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Preventing Medical Errors for Clinical Health Professionals

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This educational monograph addresses the identification, reporting, monitoring and reduction of medical error. It is…
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A Linguistic Analysis of Health Literacy Demands of Chronic Kidney Disease Patient Education Materials

HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice, Winter 2018, Volume 2 Issue 1
Instruments to assess the quality and comprehensibility of printed patient education materials may lack proper…
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Toward the Individualization of Treatment for Patients with Hyponatremia

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.

Hyponatremia is the most common electrolyte imbalance observed in patients, occurring in up to 30% of hospitalizations…
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VIDEO: Social media is a ‘win’ for kidney patients, professionals

March 17, 2018
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