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Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (NephSAP)

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104 7.5MB Kidney transplantation provides a longer life span, a better quality of life, and lower healthcare costs compared with long-term dialysis treatment.
NephSAP

Volume 18, Number 5, November 2019

Transplantation

John P. Vella, MD and Alexander C. Wiseman, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Kidney transplantation provides a longer life span, a better quality of life, and lower healthcare costs compared with long-term dialysis treatment....




92 15MB Historically, nephrologists have taken advantage of the gut to assist in the excretion of solutes and water when kidney function is impaired.
NephSAP

Volume 18, Number 4, September 2019

Chronic Kidney Disease and Progression

Holly J. Kramer, MD and Sankar D. Navaneethan, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Historically, nephrologists have taken advantage of the gut to assist in the excretion of solutes and water when kidney function is impaired....




89 4.6MB In this issue of NephSAP, infection control is the topic. Although it is not the most attractive of topics to many nephrologists, those with experience as medical directors and those who have been exposed to the “risk world” of ESRD seamless care organiza
NephSAP

Volume 18, Number 3, July 2019

Infection Control and Prevention in Outpatient Hemodialysis Facilities

Eduardo K. Lacson, Jr., MD and Alan S. Kliger, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

In this issue of NephSAP, infection control is the topic. Although it is not the most attractive of topics to many nephrologists, those with experience as medical directors and those who have been exposed to the “risk world” of ESRD seamless care organiza...




82 4.3MB Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common complication in hospitalized patients and can occur in community settings.
NephSAP

Volume 18, Number 2, May 2019

Acute Kidney Injury and Critical Care Nephrology

Jay L. Koyner, MD and Charuhas V. Thakar, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common complication in hospitalized patients and can occur in community settings....




57 4.3MB This issue discusses hematuria, proteinuria and nephrotic syndrome, renal biopsy, minimal change disease, focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) and membranous nephropathy, IgA nephropathy C3 glomerulopathy and fibrillary glomerulonephritis.
NephSAP

Volume 18, Number 1, March 2019

Primary Glomerular Diseases

Richard J. Glassock, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

This issue discusses hematuria, proteinuria and nephrotic syndrome, renal biopsy, minimal change disease, focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) and membranous nephropathy, IgA nephropathy C3 glomerulopathy and fibrillary glomerulonephritis....




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