Early to moderate chronic kidney disease

Mathew, Tim and Johnson, David (2007) Early to moderate chronic kidney disease. Medical Observer, .

Author Mathew, Tim
Johnson, David
Title Early to moderate chronic kidney disease
Journal name Medical Observer
Publication date 2007-05-25
Sub-type Other
Place of publication St Leonards, NSW, Australia
Publisher UBM Medica Australia
Language eng
Subject 110312 Nephrology and Urology
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Key points
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is much more common than originally thought, with community surveys identifying that one in seven Australian adults has at least one marker of kidney damage or dysfunction.

The emphasis on CKD management in general practice should most appropriately focus on early to moderate CKD where CKD is under-recognised and where early detection and best care protocols can make a significant difference to the burden of early death and end-stage kidney failure.
Q-Index Code CX
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Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Other
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