Translating chronic kidney disease epidemiology into patient care--the individual/public health risk paradox.

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BACKGROUND Applying the Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative definitions of chronic kidney disease (CKD), it appears that CKD is common. The increased recognition of CKD has brought with it the clinical challenge of translating into practice the implications for the patient and for service planning. To understand the clinical relevance and translate… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/ndt/gfr746

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