Renal Medicine for the lifelong learner
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Nephrology soundbites from across the internet for the lifelong learners of renal medicine
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Education

Education | Renal Medicine for the lifelong learner | Scoop.it
Nephrology education, global outreach, nephrology conferences, kidney research, world kidney day, renal care, dialysis, transplantation, Kidney International
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Breaking down the boundaries in health and social care | The King's Fund

Breaking down the boundaries in health and social care | The King's Fund | Renal Medicine for the lifelong learner | Scoop.it
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Map of Medicine

Map of Medicine | Renal Medicine for the lifelong learner | Scoop.it
Map of Medicine care maps are your ideal starting point for defining and communicating services to improve quality and productivity.
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Renal : Department of Health - Health care

Renal : Department of Health - Health care | Renal Medicine for the lifelong learner | Scoop.it
Policy documents and guidance for professionals working for the prevention and treatment of kidney disorders. Includes information on the Renal National Service Framework (NSF).
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Renal Patient View

Renal Patient View | Renal Medicine for the lifelong learner | Scoop.it

Renal PatientView is a project of RIXG a UK group representing renal patients and the renal team. It aims to provide online information about renal patients' diagnosis, treatment, and their latest test results. Patients can share this information with anyone they want, and view it from anywhere in the world.

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Dialysis Diaries

Dialysis Diaries | Renal Medicine for the lifelong learner | Scoop.it

Welcome to Dialysis Diaries, a blogging community provided by Baxter Healthcare Ltd where real people share their experiences of kidney failure treatments

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End of Life Care in Advanced Kidney Disease: A framework for implementation

End of Life Care in Advanced Kidney Disease: A framework for implementation | Renal Medicine for the lifelong learner | Scoop.it

The National Service Framework (NSF) for Renal Services was the first to tackle the issues of death and dying. Part two includes an aim to support those with established kidney disease to live as full a life as possible and to die with dignity in a setting of their own choice.

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British Journal of Renal Medicine

British Journal of Renal Medicine | Renal Medicine for the lifelong learner | Scoop.it

Launched in 1995, the British Journal of Renal Medicine has firmly established itself as the review-based journal for the renal community, and its multidisciplinary content ensures continued relevance to all members of the team.

The British Journal of Renal Medicine provides a blend of articles and editorial that is of interest and benefit to all specialties involved in the provision of renal care. Each issue of the journal also includes a patient information section with the title ‘What I tell my patients about … ’ which has been adopted by many renal units in the UK.

Click on the cover or links to the left to read the latest issue and browse back issues, or search the archive to the right.

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NHS Evidence - Search Engine for Evidence in Health and Social Care

NHS Evidence | Search Engine for Evidence in Health and Social Care...
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National Kidney Disease Education Program - NKDEP

National Kidney Disease Education Program - NKDEP | Renal Medicine for the lifelong learner | Scoop.it
National Kidney Disease Education Program (NKDEP). Improving the understanding, detection and management of kidney disease.
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Kidney Care Matters Online : April 2012

Kidney Care Matters Online : April 2012 | Renal Medicine for the lifelong learner | Scoop.it

Welcome to Kidney Care Matters Online, the e-newsletter from NHS Kidney Care that aims to keep you informed of what is going on at NHS Kidney Care, in the policy world and across the kidney community.

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Furosemide in the Treatment of Acute Pulmonary Edema - emDocs

Furosemide in the Treatment of Acute Pulmonary Edema - emDocs | Renal Medicine for the lifelong learner | Scoop.it
Management of acute pulmonary edema and the role of furosemide (spoiler: there isn't one!) discussed by Anand Swaminathan (@EMSwami) on emDocs
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"To Loop or not to Loop that is the question"

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The Official Blog of the American Journal of Kidney Diseases
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Really good blog for learning nephrology by thinking through things!

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Cinacelcet and cardiovascular outcomes: neutral study underscores a fundamental problem in nephrology research

Cinacelcet and cardiovascular outcomes: neutral study underscores a fundamental problem in nephrology research | Renal Medicine for the lifelong learner | Scoop.it
Topline results for the EVOLVE study using cinacalcet (Sensipar) in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) were reported last week.
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Kidney Disease, Chronic - NHS Choices

Kidney Disease, Chronic - NHS Choices | Renal Medicine for the lifelong learner | Scoop.it
Find everything you need to know about Kidney Disease, Chronic including causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment, with links to other useful resources.
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UK National Kidney Federation - run by kidney patients for kidney patients. Kidney Disease Information.

UK National Kidney Federation - run by kidney patients for kidney patients. Kidney Disease Information. | Renal Medicine for the lifelong learner | Scoop.it
The National Kidney Federation (NKF) is the UK charity run by kidney patients for kidney patients. Information on kidney/renal disease and its treatment. Kidney Patient and Carer helpline.
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RIXG - the Renal Information Exchange Group

RIXG - the Renal Information Exchange Group... was founded in 2003 to review opportunities to capitalise on advances in IT in order to improve services to patients. It includes representatives from the entire renal community, chaired by Professor John Feehally.

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Kidney Care Matters Online

Welcome to Kidney Care Matters Online, the e-newsletter from NHS Kidney Care that aims to keep you informed of what is going on at NHS Kidney Care, in the policy world and across the kidney community. We hope you enjoy this issue and if you have any comments or feedback on the newsletter, please let us know.

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Dying Matters

Dying Matters | Renal Medicine for the lifelong learner | Scoop.it

In 2009 the National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC) set up the Dying Matters Coalition to promote public awareness of dying, death and bereavement.

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Nephrology articles: The New England Journal of Medicine

Nephrology articles: The New England Journal of Medicine | Renal Medicine for the lifelong learner | Scoop.it

Latest update from the NEJM collection of Nephrology articles ... May 2012

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The National Kidney Foundation, Inc.

The National Kidney Foundation, Inc. | Renal Medicine for the lifelong learner | Scoop.it

The National Kidney Foundation, a major voluntary nonprofit health organization, is dedicated to preventing kidney and urinary tract diseases, improving the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by kidney disease and increasing the availability of all organs for transplantation.

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Mental health may play a role in dialysis patients' survival

Mental health may play a role in dialysis patients' survival | Renal Medicine for the lifelong learner | Scoop.it
Poor mental health may negatively affect dialysis patients' heart health and survival. Patients with poor mental health over time tend to die or be hospitalized for heart problems sooner than patients with good mental health.
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Kidney disease check - Health tools - NHS Choices

Kidney disease check - Health tools - NHS Choices | Renal Medicine for the lifelong learner | Scoop.it
NHS kidney disease test checks to see if you are at risk of kidney disease and may need a kidney function test.
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