Chronic kidney disease in the emergency centre: A prospective observational study

@inproceedings{Bello2018ChronicKD,
  title={Chronic kidney disease in the emergency centre: A prospective observational study},
  author={Babawale Taslim Bello and Olalekan Ezekiel Ojo and Olapeju Funke Oguntunde and Adedotun Ademola Adegboye},
  booktitle={African journal of emergency medicine : Revue africaine de la medecine d'urgence},
  year={2018}
}
Introduction Late presentation, usually to the emergency centre (EC), is frequently reported among patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) in resource-limited settings, and is known to be associated with poor outcomes. This study aims to describe the pattern of EC presentation of adults with CKD in Southwest Nigeria. Methods This was a prospective observational study of 158 consecutively presenting CKD patients at the EC of two tertiary hospitals in Southwest Nigeria. Patients 18 years of… CONTINUE READING
BETA

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 22 REFERENCES

Effects of late referral to a nephrologist in B.T

E Dogan, R Erkoc, H Sayarlioglu
  • Bello et al. African Journal of Emergency Medicine
  • 2018
VIEW 1 EXCERPT

Caring for the “crash-landers

I. Ali
  • BMJ
  • 2017
VIEW 1 EXCERPT

Late referral--a major cause of poor outcome in the very elderly dialysis patient.

  • Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association
  • 2006
VIEW 2 EXCERPTS

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…