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Key questions on chronic kidney disease (1.5 CPD hours)

Professor Donal O’Donoghue, consultant renal physician, answers questions from GP Dr David Russell on managing anaemia in CKD, metformin and serum creatinine levels



This module will update your knowledge on chronic kidney disease, including:

  • The accuracy of eGFR measurement
  • When to leave a patient on existing blood pressure medication, and when to switch to an ACE inhibitor or ARB
  • At what level to consider investigating and managing anaemia in people with CKD
  • Advice for the prescribing of metformin and serum creatinine levels
  • Which patients with CKD should be referred for a renal opinion

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