A cost-effectiveness analysis of screening urine dipsticks in well-child care.


OBJECTIVE Despite data suggesting that routine urine screening for chronic kidney disease (CKD) has low diagnostic yield and the American Academy of Pediatrics 2007 recommendation to discontinue this screening, pediatricians may not have recognized this change. Because the new recommendation marks a major alteration in the practice guidelines, we sought to… (More)
DOI: 10.1542/peds.2009-1980


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