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Classification of CKD

CKD is classified based on eGFR and albuminuria (ACR) categories.

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Prognosis and Frequency of Testing

Early identification and management of CKD can reduce progression and cardiovascular risk. CKD prognosis for mortality, CVD and kidney function progression is determined by eGFR and albuminuria (ACR).

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Framingham Calculator

Early prevention of CKD can reduce progression and cardiovascular risk. CKD prognosis for mortality, CVD and kidney function progression is determined by eGFR and albuminuria (ACR).

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Management of Elevated Serum Potassium

Elevated serum potassium can develop due to a variety of factors including use of certain medications and high dietary potassium intake among patients with CKD. The approach to management of elevated serum potassium is dependent upon the cause and the degree of elevation in the potassium.

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Clinical practice guidelines

The content contained on the CKD Clinical Pathway website is based on current research, the following existing evidence-based clinical guidelines, and clinical consensus.

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Drug references

References used for the CKD Clinical Pathway website drug content.

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