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VIDEO: Presenter discusses trials to evaluate safety, efficacy of ALLN-177 for hyperoxaluria

November 5, 2018
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Insurance-related disparities in dialysis linked with risk of vascular access infections

November 1, 2018
According to recently published results, insurance-related disparities in the use of arteriovenous fistulas and grafts in patients who underwent dialysis continued…
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Utilization of arteriovenous grafts secondary to fistula failure in patients on dialysis

Nephrology News & Issues, September 2018
Maliha Ahmed, DO; Nicole Evans, MD; Sandeep Aggarwal, MD; Shamik Bhadra, MD; Ziauddin Ahmed, MD
Improvement of the clinical practice guidelines for chronic hemodialysis patients has become a priority for CMS.1,2 The use of an arteriovenous fistula has become…
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Technology helps put the AVF in a new light

Nephrology News & Issues, September 2018
Mark E. Neumann
Fifteen years ago, CMS launched the Fistula First Breakthrough Initiative to encourage greater use of the arteriovenous fistula among patients with end-stage renal…
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Pain Management Update

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This course is designed to provide healthcare professionals with information on pain including the physiology and types…
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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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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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