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    Kidney Disease

    This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, on kidney disease and related issues, including acute renal failure, chronic kidney disease, dialysis, hematuria, proteinuria, and renal disease. New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. Note that AFP content published within the past two years is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.
    Sep 15, 2023 Finerenone (Kerendia) for the Treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus [STEPS]
    Dec 15, 2022 Antiplatelet Therapy in Chronic Kidney Disease [Cochrane for Clinicians]   CME
    Aug 15, 2022 Exercise Training for Adults Undergoing Maintenance Dialysis [Cochrane for Clinicians]   CME
    May 15, 2022 Reduced Dietary Salt for Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease [Cochrane for Clinicians]   CME
    Nov 15, 2021 End-Stage Renal Disease: Medical Management   PtEd
    Dec 01, 2020 Low-Protein Diets for Adults Without Diabetes Mellitus Who Have CKD [Cochrane for Clinicians]
    Sep 15, 2020 Screening for Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Adolescents and Adults [Putting Prevention Into Practice]
    Apr 01, 2017 Effects of Altered Dietary Salt Intake in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease [Cochrane for Clinicians]
    Oct 15, 2016 ACE Inhibitors or ARBs to Prevent CKD in Patients with Microalbuminuria [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
    Dec 15, 2010 End-stage Renal Disease [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
    Jan 01, 2010 Statins for Non-Dialysis Chronic Kidney Disease [Cochrane for Clinicians]
    Jul 01, 2007 ACE Inhibitors vs. ARBs for Patients with Diabetic Kidney Disease [Cochrane for Clinicians]
    May 15, 2007 Drug Dosing Adjustments in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease
    Screening and Diagnosis
    Jun 15, 2023 Overdiagnosis of CKD in Older Adults: Unnecessary Interventions, Costs, and Worry [Lown Right Care]   CME
    Feb 15, 2017 Proteinuria in Children: Evaluation and Differential Diagnosis   Alg   PtEd   Tool
    Feb 15, 2014 Screening for Chronic Kidney Disease: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
    Feb 15, 2014 Screening for Chronic Kidney Disease [Putting Prevention Into Practice]
    Aug 01, 2009 Radiologic Evaluation of Suspected Renovascular Hypertension
    Aug 01, 2008 Radiologic Evaluation of Hematuria: Guidelines from the American College of Radiology's Appropriateness Criteria
    May 15, 2006 Assessment of Microscopic Hematuria in Adults   Alg   PtEd
    Mar 15, 2005 Urinalysis: A Comprehensive Review
    Sep 15, 2000 Proteinuria in Adults: A Diagnostic Approach   Alg
    Complications and Special Situations
    Feb 15, 2024 Primary Care's Role in Eliminating Inequities in Kidney Transplant [Editorials]   FREE
    Jun 01, 2021 Chronic Kidney Disease in Diabetes: Guidelines from KDIGO [Practice Guidelines]
    Jun 15, 2019 Diabetic Kidney Disease: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention   DDx
    Mar 15, 2016 Diagnosis and Management of Nephrotic Syndrome in Adults   Alg   DDx   PtEd
    Oct 01, 2009 Gadolinium-Associated Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis
    Sep 15, 2008 Drug-Induced Nephrotoxicity
    Aug 15, 2006 CDC Reports on End-stage Renal Disease in Patients with Diabetes [Practice Guideline Briefs]
    Jul 01, 2006 Antihypertensive Agents for Prevention of Diabetic Nephropathy [Cochrane for Clinicians]
    Jun 15, 2003 Diagnosis and Management of Acute Interstitial Nephritis   Alg   PtEd
    Dec 15, 2023 Chronic Kidney Disease: Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment   CME   Alg
    Dec 01, 2019 Acute Kidney Injury: Diagnosis and Management   Alg
    Sep 01, 2014 Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease   PtEd
    Jul 15, 2014 ACP Releases Guideline on Screening, Monitoring, and Treatment of Stage 1 to 3 Chronic Kidney Disease [Practice Guidelines]
    Aug 01, 2007 Acute Renal failure [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
    Patient Education, Self-Care
    Dec 15, 2017 Chronic Kidney Disease: What You Should Know [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    Mar 15, 2016 Nephrotic Syndrome [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    Apr 01, 2012 Advanced Kidney Disease [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd

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