Renal conditions

renal conditions


Plasma protein tests: how to interpret abnormal results


Dr Jez Thompson describes the range of plasma protein tests available in primary care and explains what abnormal results might indicate


Co-morbidities in type 2 diabetes


Dr Kevin Fernando describes eight common co-morbidities in patients with type 2 diabetes and how the co-existing conditions should be managed


Chronic kidney disease audit highlights areas for improvement

2017-12-15T15:39:00+00:00By Dr Kathryn Griffith

Dr Kathryn Griffith summarises some key findings from the National CKD audit and explains why the NICE quality standard should lead to improvements in care

People with CKD have a higher risk of cardiovascular events


Dr Ivan Benett explains how implementing the NICE quality standard on chronic kidney disease will help to reduce the number of individuals needing dialysis or renal replacement

Aspirational range for haemoglobin level in anaemia of CKD revised


Dr Penny Ackland discusses how trial evidence has led NICE to update the intervention and target haemoglobin levels for people with chronic kidney disease-related anaemia

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    Tue, 20 Nov 2018 15:21 GMT

    This summary provides a treatment algorithm for the appropriate prescribing of antimicrobials for acute pyelonephritis.

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    Fri, 12 Jun 2015 00:00 GMT

    This summary on the management of anaemia in people with chronic kidney disease features a treatment algorithm to help with clinical practice.

  • NICE CKD guideline

    Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:00 GMT

    Brief NICE guideline summary on the investigation, classification, monitoring, and management of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in primary and secondary care.