Articles about nephrology


Statin use and the risk of acute kidney injury in older adults

Last updated: 10/17/2019

Statin use and the risk of acute kidney injury in older adults BMC Nephrology volume 20, Article number: 103 (2019) | Download Citation Article metrics Abstract Background As...

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The trigger-information-response model: Exploring health literacy during the first six months following a kidney transplantation

Last updated: 10/17/2019

The main objective of this study was to explore how kidney transplant recipients find, understand, and use health information, and make decisions about their health—also known...

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Human Factors Engineering Helps Identify Threats to Infection Control in Dialysis

Last updated: 10/17/2019

Central venous catheter care takes a great deal of dexterity, so much so that some clinicians at Westchester Medical Center’s dialysis clinic say it “takes three hands,” said...

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Depression and its associated factors in pediatric chronic kidney disease

Last updated: 10/15/2019

Of the 44 patients enrolled in the study, 13 (30 %) met our criteria for depression, representing 18 % of patients aged

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Genome editing to be tested in kidney organoids

Last updated: 10/11/2019

Gene editing will be tested in UW Medicine labs on kidney organoids – tiny, kidney-like structures grown from stem cells – as part of a federally funded effort to develop safe,...

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Healthy eating tied to lower risk of kidney disease

Last updated: 10/11/2019

(Reuters Health) - People with diets rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains and low-fat dairy may be less likely to develop chronic kidney disease than those who shun these...

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The emerging role of the cardio-renal physician

Last updated: 10/08/2019

The emerging role of the cardio-renal physician April 7, 2017 Add Topic To Email Alerts Please provide your email address to receive an email when new articles are posted on...

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Collaboration in CKD care model helps reduce episodes of ‘crash’ dialysis

Last updated: 10/07/2019

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. — Preliminary results from a pilot study presented here showed that educating patients with advanced chronic kidney disease about the upcoming signs of...

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Home dialysis is a viable ESRD treatment option, if our kidney care system supports it holistically

Last updated: 10/06/2019

Thanks to the recent Advancing Kidney Health executive order and the resulting announcements from HHS and CMS, there has been a renewed focus on the lives of patients living...

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Association of ACEI or ARB Use With Outcomes After Acute Kidney Injury

Last updated: 10/06/2019

Question  Is angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor or angiotensin receptor blocker use associated with better outcomes after hospitalization in patients with acute kidney...

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