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Key questions on chronic kidney disease (1.5 CPD hours)



GPSI and Department of Health renal adviser Dr Kathryn Griffith answers GP Dr Keith Hopcroft’s questions on diagnosis and management.

Learning objectives


This module will give you a primary care-focused update on managing chronic kidney disease, covering:

  • Common presenting symptoms
  • Monitoring eGFR, ACR and PCR
  • Managing common complications of CKD
  • Prescribing antihypertensives in CKD patients with hypertension
  • Monitoring patients on ACE inhibitors or ARBs.

This module will be free for all registered members of Pulse-learning until 23 November 2011.

Author


Dr Kathryn Griffith is a cardiology GPSI in York and member of the Renal Advisory Group, Department of Health

Dr Keith Hopcroft is a GP in Laindon, Essex

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