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Back to Basics: CKD: Risk assessment and monitoring

Back to Basics: CKD: Risk assessment and monitoring

Publication date: Wednesday, 21 October 2015

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is now classified using a combination of estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) and proteinuria measured by albumin:creatinine ratio (ACR).  The aim is to more accurately define each patient’s risk of cardiovascular disease and worsening CKD, and to ensure that patients are monitored appropriately.

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Category: Back to Basics
Edition: Volume 1, Number 1, BJPCN Online 2016

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