Journal Cover Nephrology Times
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   ISSN (Print) 1940-5960 - ISSN (Online) 1945-0605
   Published by LWW Wolters Kluwer Homepage  [290 journals]
  • April 2018
    • Authors: Shane Whitney
      Abstract: The post April 2018 appeared first on Nephrology Times.
      PubDate: Thu, 12 Apr 2018 16:53:56 +000
       
  • Variations in Use of Best Practices for AKI in Three Connecticut Hospitals
    • Authors: Shane Whitney
      Abstract: New Orleans—There are associations between acute kidney injury (AKI), common in hospitalized settings, and increased length of stay, morbidity, and mortality. There are no specific therapies for AKI; however, recommended guidelines include measures of best practice that could potentially act as the basis of a standardized set of responses to AKI and the development of ...The post Variations in Use of Best Practices for AKI in Three Connecticut Hospitals appeared first on Nephrology Times.
      PubDate: Sat, 07 Apr 2018 09:54:19 +000
       
  • No Differences in Outcomes of HLA-Incompatible Living Donor
           Transplantation versus Other Models
    • Authors: Shane Whitney
      Abstract: New Orleans—Due to the shortage of available kidneys for transplantation, human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-incompatible living donor kidney transplantation is utilized to increase opportunity for sensitized end-stage renal disease patients. There are inconsistencies in outcomes associated with HLA-incompatible kidney transplantation, however. Data in the United States demonstrated better outcomes for patients undergoing HLA-incompatible kidney transplantation compared ...The post No Differences in Outcomes of HLA-Incompatible Living Donor Transplantation versus Other Models appeared first on Nephrology Times.
      PubDate: Sat, 07 Apr 2018 09:53:22 +000
       
  • Self-Monitoring in Management of Hypertension  
    • Authors: Shane Whitney
      Abstract: Ajay K. Singh, MBBS, FRCP, MBA Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School Boston, Massachusetts   One of the most common and problematic issues in the care of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) is the control of blood pressure. Hypertension is associated with both progression of CKD and with a higher rate of ...The post Self-Monitoring in Management of Hypertension   appeared first on Nephrology Times.
      PubDate: Sat, 07 Apr 2018 09:50:54 +000
       
  • From the Field: KNOCKED SENSIPARLESS
    • Authors: Shane Whitney
      Abstract: Rick Collins Chief Operating Officer Sceptre Management Solutions, Inc.   KNOCKED SENSIPARLESS Patients and providers using Sensipar® (cinacalcet) and Parsabiv™ (etelcalcetide) are experiencing significantly increased financial liability due to inconsistent coverage of the drugs by payers and the dramatic increase in the coinsurance amount assigned by Medicare Part B. The biggest causes of potential lost ...The post From the Field: KNOCKED SENSIPARLESS appeared first on Nephrology Times.
      PubDate: Sat, 07 Apr 2018 09:49:25 +000
       
  • April 2018: Abstract Roundup
    • Authors: Shane Whitney
      Abstract: CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE Nondepressive Psychosocial Factors and Risk of CKD in Black Americans Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 2018;13(2):213-222 Researchers led by Joseph Lunyera, MD conducted a study to examine the association of nondepressive psychosocial factors with risk of chronic kidney disease (CKD) among black Americans. Data from the Jackson Heart Study ...The post April 2018: Roundup appeared first on Nephrology Times.
      PubDate: Sat, 07 Apr 2018 09:44:07 +000
       
  • April 2018: News Briefs
    • Authors: Shane Whitney
      Abstract: Two-Day Workshop Presents Data on Use of Earlier Markers of CKD Progression In mid-March, the National Kidney Foundation, in collaboration with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the European Medicines Agency (EMA), concluded a scientific workshop to review the results of a major, multi-year meta-analysis designed to examine the “largest compilation of data ...The post April 2018: News Briefs appeared first on Nephrology Times.
      PubDate: Sat, 07 Apr 2018 09:40:39 +000
       
  • Program Streamlining Donor Assessment Process Improves Rate of Living
           Donor Transplantations
    • Authors: Shane Whitney
      Abstract: The best outcomes related to patient survival and quality of life for patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) are associated with renal transplantation. Greater transplant and patient survival seen in living versus deceased donor transplants; however, efforts to increase rates of living donation need to be balanced with ensuring patient safety via a comprehensive screening ...The post Program Streamlining Donor Assessment Process Improves Rate of Living Donor Transplantations appeared first on Nephrology Times.
      PubDate: Sat, 07 Apr 2018 09:36:50 +000
       
  • Evaluation of RADIANT Community Study Process
    • Authors: Shane Whitney
      Abstract: Studies of quality improvement interventions at dialysis facilities have shown improvements in end-stage renal disease (ESRD) outcomes and in quality of life of patients with ESRD. However, according to Reem E. Hamoda, MD, and colleagues, those studies focused on effect size in evaluating the success of the intervention, with few data on why the intervention ...The post Evaluation of RADIANT Community Study Process appeared first on Nephrology Times.
      PubDate: Sat, 07 Apr 2018 09:35:46 +000
       
  • Use of Internet and Mobile Technology to Self-Manage CKD
    • Authors: Shane Whitney
      Abstract: To enable individuals with chronic kidney disease (CKD) to successfully self-manage their condition, renal clinicians and other care providers employ varying educational and behavioral strategies to support those efforts. Self-management requires patients to be able to monitor their disease, manage symptoms, interpret results of home-monitoring therapies, and adhere to complex treatment regimens and dietary and ...The post Use of Internet and Mobile Technology to Self-Manage CKD appeared first on Nephrology Times.
      PubDate: Sat, 07 Apr 2018 09:34:59 +000
       
 
 
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