Chronic Kidney Disease: National Clinical Guideline for Early Identification and Management in Adults in Primary and Secondary Care

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Royal College of Physicians, 2008 - Chronic renal failure - 204 pages
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This guideline presents clear criteria for testing of chronic kidney disease, for suspecting progressive CKD and referring people for specialist assessment.
 

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a very helpful quick guide on kidney disease.

Contents

Guideline Development Group Members
v
Preface
ix
Acronyms abbreviations and glossary
x
DEVELOPMENT OF THE GUIDELINE
2
1 Introduction
3
2 Methodology
9
3 Key messages of the guideline
17
THE GUIDELINE
22
8 Self management
89
9 Blood pressure control
101
10 Reducing cardiovascular disease
133
11 Asymptomatic hyperuricaemia
145
12 Managing isolated invisible haematuria
147
13 Specific complications of CKD renal bone disease
148
14 Specific complications of CKD anaemia
173
15 Information needs
176

5 Classification and early identification
51
6 Defining progression of CKD and the risk factors associated with progression
73
7 Referral criteria
87
152 Available tools to aid identification and maximise effectiveness of treatment and management of CKD
181
References
184
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