Archive for the ‘Educational Resource’ Category

May 29, 2016

Update in Nephrology and Hypertension: Evidence Published in 2015

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  This article nicely summarizes the clinically relevant evidence published in the literature for 2015.      

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March 23, 2016

The Native Kidney Biopsy: Update and Evidence for Best Practice.

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This review nicely summarizes kidney biopsy indications, techniques and complications.  

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August 23, 2013

Relationship Between the Prognostic Expectations of Seriously Ill Patients Undergoing Hemodialysis and Their Nephrologists

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This very interesting study emphasizes the need for better communication strategies between patients and their health care providers. Although in this cohort, patients’ expectations about 1-year survival were more accurate than those of their nephrologists; their longer-term survival expectations were significantly overestimated. In order to optimally guide their choices, patients need to have better prognostic […]

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August 1, 2013

Peritoneal Dialysis Access Guide

This guide to peritoneal dialysis access is based in part on ISPD guidelines. It provides a concise review of catheter insertion and post-procedure care, non-infectious complications of PD catheters, infectious complications of PD catheters and antibiotic dosing guidelines.

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April 1, 2013

MyStudies.org

This site provides concise summaries on landmark papers published in clinical medicine, including Nephrology.

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January 28, 2013

iPad app ‘Read’ finds best Nephrology research and connects to full text PDFs with one tap.

Read by QxMD’ provides a single place to discover new research, read outstanding topic reviews and search PubMed. The iPad form factor provides a simple interface that drives discovery and seamless access to the medical literature by reformatting it into a personalized digital medical journal. Download now ==> http://qx.md/read Features: Keep up with the latest […]

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November 25, 2012

iPad app ‘Read’ finds best Nephrology research and connects to full text PDFs with one tap.

‘Read by QxMD’ provides a single place to keep up with new medical research, read outstanding topic reviews and search PubMed. The iPad form factor provides a simple interface that drives discovery and seamless access to the medical literature by reformatting it into a personalized digital medical journal. Download now ==> http://qx.md/read Features: ✔ Keep […]

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September 18, 2012

Update in Nephrology: Evidence Published in 2011

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This review nicely summarizes the nephrology evidence published in 2011.

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May 23, 2012

PD Access Guide

This manual provides practical and detailed recommendations for managing issues related to peritoneal dialysis access. Topics include Catheter Insertion and Care, Noninfectious Complications, Infectious Complications (Peritonitis, Exit-site & Tunnel Infections), as well as Antibiotic Dosing Guidelines. The content is available Online: http://www.qxmd.com/references/access-care-guide iOS (iPhone and iPad): http://qx.md/calculate Android: http://qx.md/calculateandroid

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May 23, 2012

PD Prescription Guide

This brief reference provides simple advice on writing the prescription for peritoneal dialysis and includes a prescription calculator. The content is available Online: http://www.qxmd.com/references/peritoneal-dialysis-prescription-guide iOS (iPhone and iPad): http://qx.md/calculate Android: http://qx.md/calculateandroid

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October 8, 2011

2011 Prevention in Renal Disease Conference

Watch all sessions from the 2011 Prevention in Renal Disease Conference. http://ukidney.com/prevention-in-renal-disease-conference-toronto-11-dp1

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October 8, 2011

iPhone App ‘Calculate by QxMD’ adds PD Content

The app ‘Calculate by QxMD’ now includes: Access Care and Complications Guide PD Prescription Calculator & Guide ISPD & CSN Guidelines MATCH D – Home Dialysis Patient Selection tool General Nephrology Calculators Learn more http://www.qxmd.com/peritoneal-dialysis-management-tools-added-to-calculate-by-qxmd Download now http://itunes.apple.com/app/calculate-medical-calculator/id361811483?mt=8

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October 8, 2011

New DaVita Peritoneal Dialysis Webinar Series

A new series of DaVita’s peritoneal dialysis (PD) webinars began in October and will continue on the first Friday of each month. The clinically focused webinars will be presented by physician experts in home dialysis. The next webinar, The Pros and Cons of CAPD vs. CCPD, is hosted by Dr Tom Tucker and will take […]

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