Progress and promise in the management of chronic kidney disease

Eknoyan, Garabed
November 2008
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/18/2008, Vol. 179 Issue 11, p1107
Academic Journal
The article contends that the recommendations made in the issue for the management of chronic kidney disease offer clear guidance for the cooperative care of patients with chronic kidney disease by health care providers. The author notes that the guidelines proposed a classification system based on severity by the level of kidney function calculated from the estimated glomerular filtration rate. He adds the recommendations should be translated into clinical practice.


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