OLDER PEOPLE WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE: DEFINITION, AND INFLUENCE OF BIOMARKERS AND MEDICATIONS UPON CARDIOVASCULAR AND RENAL OUTCOMES.

@article{Raman2016OLDERPW,
  title={OLDER PEOPLE WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE: DEFINITION, AND INFLUENCE OF BIOMARKERS AND MEDICATIONS UPON CARDIOVASCULAR AND RENAL OUTCOMES.},
  author={Maharajan Raman and Darren V. S. Green and Rachel J. Middleton and Philip A Kalra},
  journal={Journal of renal care},
  year={2016},
  volume={42 3},
  pages={
          150-61
        }
}
BACKGROUND Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a global problem. With an ageing population the burden on the health services has increased due to the growing number of older people with CKD. This group of individuals is far different to the younger CKD population and their risk of cardiovascular death is far greater than the risk of progressing to end stage kidney disease (ESKD). OBJECTIVE In this review we explore the role of certain biomarkers and medications in predicting the risk of… CONTINUE READING
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