n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Common paediatric renal conditions : main article
|Article Title||Common paediatric renal conditions : main article|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Affiliations||1 University of Pretoria|
|Publication Date||Feb 2012|
|Pages||49 - 52|
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is not a priority on the health agenda in South Africa, and this is particularly true with regard to children. Infectious diseases like HIV and tuberculosis, respiratory diseases, malnutrition and trauma enjoy a far more prominent status as an attention-worthy cause of morbidity and mortality. The reality is that very few children with end-stage renal failure will have access to dialysis or renal transplantation.
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