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Executive Health Management

Better Kidney Disease Management with Remote Consultation

2015 09 Nov

Use of telemedicine has proved to be effective in managing patients with chronic kidney disease, according to a new study presented at ASN Kidney Week 2015 in San Diego, California. Telenephrology (web-based consultation) is essentially equal to conventional in-person care for managing the disease, and may even be superior for visit compliance, researchers... Read more

Cardiology Management

ECG Screening Predicts Kidney Disease Patients’ Risk of Dying From Heart Disease

2015 13 Jul

According to the findings of a study published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN), several common measures obtained from electrocardiograms (ECGs) may help clinicians determine a kidney disease patient’s risk of dying from heart disease. The findings may play an important role in preserving heart health of kidney patients. While... Read more

IT Management

EHR: Ways to Improve Care for Patients with Chronic Conditions

2015 28 Jun

Limitations in the design and use of electronic health records for both clinicians and patients have prevented optimum use of EHR systems to improve chronic disease care and research. Now experts have identified strategies for using EHRs to improve care for patients with chronic kidney disease. The guidance, published in the Clinical Journal of the... Read more

ICU Management

New Therapeutic Strategy for CKD

2014 08 Dec

A new study led by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has found an aspect of chronic kidney disease (CKD) development that points to a promising new therapeutic strategy. The findings have been published online in advance of the print edition of Nature Medicine.“We found that a defect in energy production... Read more

ICU Management

CKD Research Could Benefit From Changes To Progression Measurements

2014 08 Jun

Clinical trials of chronic kidney disease (CKD) are slowed by current standards for estimating the disease’s progression to its end stages. Large sample sizes and long follow-up periods are required, making CKD one of the more difficult prominent public health problems to study in clinical trials. A new report suggests that changes to the way disease... Read more

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