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Making Sense of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

Publication date: Thursday, 21 May 2009
Contributor(s): Karen Jenkins

What exactly is chronic kidney disease (CKD), what causes it and how is it diagnosed? In this article we get down to the basics of defining what CKD is, and explore the stages of CKD. We review CKD progression and the assessment and management recommendations for each stage of CKD.

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Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 6, Number 2, Apr-May-Jun 2009
Print edition page(s): 6-8
Contributor(s): Karen Jenkins

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