Tag: CKD

1. Ninety percent of older adults with advanced chronic kidney disease were found to have inappropriate prescriptions (i.e. medications contraindicated for elderly or for patients with CKD) in a median follow up of 2 years. 2. Following the introduction of pharmacists to a kidney care team, there may be a...
1. Urate reduction with allopurinol did not slow the decline of estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) compared to the placebo treatment in patients with chronic kidney disease. 2. The urinary albumin:creatinine ratio was shown not to be significantly different between the treatment groups. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Increased risk...