n South African Medical Journal - Management of patients with chronic kidney disease : CME - article
|Article Title||Management of patients with chronic kidney disease : CME - article|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Life Fourways Hospital, 2 University of the Witwatersrand and Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital, 3 Netcare Milpark Hospital and 4 National Kidney Foundation of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Mar 2015|
|Pages||240 - 243|
Co-operation between primary healthcare workers (clinic staff and general practitioners) and nephrologists is essential and the ability to refer patients timeously should be on a pre-negotiated and organised basis. This article deals with these aspects, including follow-up guidelines and management and treatment strategies, including lifestyle changes where indicated and referral for end-stage renal failure, i.e. for dialysis and transplantation.
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