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Benign decline or CKD? - CKD in primary care

Consultant nephrologist Dr Robert Lewis advises on kidney decline in older patients

 

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The first in our series looking at CKD in primary care discusses benign decline and CKD, including:

  • The effect of age on eGFR
  • Using the MDRD formula to calculate eGFR
  • Factors that guide decision making for treatment in elderly patients with stage 3a CKD

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