Archive for the ‘Educational Resource’ Category

November 1, 2010

Perceived barriers to guidelines in peritoneal dialysis

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Subscribers to NephrologyNow.com, were invited to participate in an online study to identify perceived barriers to evidence-based medicine (EBM) and measurement of continuous quality indicators (CQI) in the practice of peritoneal dialysis.  It was noted that international variation in guideline adherence may be influenced by a country’s healthcare expenditure, physician’s PDA use and experience, and […]

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March 23, 2010

iPhone Nephrology Clinical Calculator

QxMD Software announces the release of ‘Calculate’, a free clinical calculator for the iPhone with extensive Nephrology content. http://itunes.apple.com/app/calculate-medical-calculator/id361811483?mt=8 ‘Calculate’ is focused on highlighting tools which are actually useful in clinical practice and serve to impact diagnosis, treatment or determining prognosis. Selected content • Calculate eGFR using CKD-EPI, MDRD, Cockcroft-Gault and Mayo Quadratic • Estimated 6 […]

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February 12, 2010

KidneyCasePlace

Kidneycaseplace.com is a nephrology case-based educational platform that facilitates learning via CME live events and online modules. The goal of Kidneycaseplace is to advance education in nephrology and facilitate the sharing of best practices.

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December 14, 2009

Home Hemodialysis, Daily Hemodialysis, and Nocturnal Hemodialysis: Core Curriculum 2009

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This next addition to the AJKD Core Curriculum series provides a detailed overview of the topic of “Home Hemodialysis, Daily Hemodialysis and Nocturnal Hemodialysis”.

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November 22, 2009

8th Annual Prevention in Renal Disease

Free Content from the 8th Annual Prevention in Renal Disease Conference

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November 22, 2009

Thoracic Kidney

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October 18, 2009

ASN Podcast on eGFR Measurement

This podcast, produced by the American Society of Nephrology, discusses the pros and cons of eGFR measurement.

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September 13, 2009

Alterations in Renal and Urinary Tract Function

Free full text access to the Harrison’s chapter “Alterations in Renal and Urinary Tract Function”.

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July 10, 2009

Mastery Learning of Temporary Hemodialysis Catheter Insertion by Nephrology Fellows Using Simulation Technology and Deliberate Practice

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This small study tested the impact of a formal educational program on the insertion of temporary hemodialysis catheters and revealed the intervention enhanced procedural competence.

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March 1, 2009

Health Canada Warns That Use of Oral Sodium Phosphate Products For Bowel Cleansing May Lead To Kidney Injury

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February 1, 2009

Videos in Clinical Medicine: Blood-Pressure Measurement

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December 1, 2008

Therapeutic plasma exchange: core curriculum 2008.

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October 1, 2008

Resistant hypertension: Core Curriculum 2008.

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