Questionnaire study and audit of use of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor and monitoring in general practice: the need for guidelines to prevent renal failure.

@article{Kalra1999QuestionnaireSA,
  title={Questionnaire study and audit of use of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor and monitoring in general practice: the need for guidelines to prevent renal failure.},
  author={Philip A Kalra and Michael J Kumwenda and P Macdowall and Martin O. Roland},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={1999},
  volume={318 7178},
  pages={234-7}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the current pattern of use of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor and monitoring of renal function in general practice and to audit all admissions to a regional renal unit for uraemia related to use of these drugs. DESIGN Postal questionnaire sent to 400 general practitioners; audit of clinical notes of all patients receiving these drugs in one large general practice; audit of all cases of uraemia (creatinine concentration >500 micromol/l) related to treatment… CONTINUE READING