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Development of a trigger tool to detect harm during haemodialysis
Haemodialysis is a widely used renal replacement therapy that is associated with multiple risks for patients. Monitoring of harm associated with haemodialysis is often limited to reporting of critical incidents, which is ...
Associations of fibroblast growth factor 23, vitamin D and parathyroid hormone with 5-year outcomes in a prospective primary care cohort of people with chronic kidney disease stage 3.
OBJECTIVES: Vitamin D deficiency, elevated fibroblast growth factor 23 (FGF23) and elevated parathyroid hormone (PTH) have each been associated with increased mortality in people with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Previous ...
The clinical utility and cost impact of cystatin C measurement in the diagnosis and management of chronic kidney disease: A primary care cohort study.
BACKGROUND: To reduce over-diagnosis of chronic kidney disease (CKD) resulting from the inaccuracy of creatinine-based estimates of glomerular filtration rate (GFR), UK and international guidelines recommend that ...
Effect of weekend admission on mortality associated with severe acute kidney injury in England: A propensity score matched, population-based study
Background Increased in-hospital mortality associated with weekend admission has been reported for many acute conditions, but no study has investigated “weekend effect” for acute kidney injury requiring dialysis (AKI-D). ...
Determinants of change in arterial stiffness over 5 years in early chronic kidney disease.
BACKGROUND: Arterial stiffness (AS) is an established and potentially modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD). There have been few studies to evaluate the progression ...