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Chronic Kidney Disease - Promoting Self-Management

Publication date: Thursday, 21 May 2009
Contributor(s): Nicola Thomas

This article will discuss the evidence for the self-management of long-term conditions, with a focus on chronic kidney disease (CKD). Self-management of CKD can include activities to control and manage blood pressure (BP); changes to diet such as reduced salt intake; smoking cessation; and understanding of the action and side-effects of prescribed medicines.

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Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 6, Number 2, Apr-May-Jun 2009
Print edition page(s): 34-35
Contributor(s): Nicola Thomas

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