December 21, 2013

Screening, Monitoring, and Treatment of Stage 1 to 3 Chronic Kidney Disease: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians.

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This ACP guideline recommends a) against screening for chronic kidney disease in asymptomatic adults without risk factors for CKD, b) against testing for proteinuria in adults currently taking an ACEi or ARB, c) using an ACEi or ARB in patients with hypertension and CKD, and d) using a statin to manage elevated LDL in patients with chronic kidney disease.

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