Renal Disease 2
Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.
1. State the major points of the National Kidney Foundation Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (NKF KDOQI) for chronic kidney disease (CKD).
2. Accurately identify, screen, evaluate, and classify patients who are at risk of, or have the diagnosis of, CKD.
3. Reduce the risk for progression of CKD to end-stage renal disease (ESRD) by applying appropriate, proven therapeutic interventions early in the disease process.
4. Describe the management strategies for anemia, bone disease, malnutrition, and electrolyte abnormalities in the later stages of CKD.
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Gary I. Levine, MD, FAAFP, Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, The Brody School of Medicine at Eastern Carolina, Greenville, North Carolina
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