Chronic Kidney Disease Resources
Chosen by Advanced
Practice Providers
  • Clinical guidelines
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Restless Legs Syndrome in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease

Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is more prevalent among patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) undergoing dialysis compared with the general population, but it is often diagnosed late, and...
CURATED BY: Cristina Perez,
RN, MSN, FNP-C

Chronic Kidney Disease Urges Early Detection Despite End-Stage Kidney Disease Mortality Decline

Despite a decline in mortality among patients with end-stage kidney disease (ESKD), chronic kidney disease (CKD) remains a leading cause...
CURATED BY:
Cristina Perez,
RN, MSN, FNP-C

Innovations in Hemodialysis Vascular Access Highlight the Need for Patient-Centered Care

Hemodialysis is the predominant treatment for 86.9% of patients with kidney failure, with 80% starting with a catheter. Vascular access...
CURATED BY:
Cristina Perez,
RN, MSN, FNP-C

Study Identifies Optimal eGFR for Dialysis Initiation in Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease

Researchers of this study aimed to determine the optimal estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) for initiating dialysis in patients with...
CURATED BY:
Stephen Thomas,
FNP-C, MSN, RN

Physician Associate and Nurse Practitioner Contributors to the Chronic Kidney Disease Center of Excellence

POCN’s Chronic Kidney Disease Center of Excellence is curated by practicing clinical physician associates and nurse practitioners who review and select resources that are the most useful to their peers. They provide their expertise by hand-picking the latest content for advanced practice providers.

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