Clinical Management of Chronic Kidney Disease

Clinical Management of Chronic Kidney Disease

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Adverse outcomes of CKD, including endstage renal disease, cardiovascular disease (CVD), and premature death, can be prevented or delayed by medical interventions. This handbook presents diagnostic tools to identify the CKD patient in the outpatient practice setting, including risk stratification. Comprehensive management strategies to reduce the risk of CKD and maximize the health of the CKD patient are presented, including proper management of hypertensin, CVD risk factors, proteinuria, anemia, and renal bone disease.Guidelines stress the need for weight reduction in overweight and obese individuals by use of behavioral change to reduce caloric intake and increase physical activity.29, 31 A balanced-calorie diet, reduced by approximately 500 calories peranbsp;...

Title:Clinical Management of Chronic Kidney Disease
Author:William Mcclellan, Anton C. Schoolwerth, Todd Gehr
Publisher:Professional Communications - 2006


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