MSc, MRPharmS, principal pharmacist lecturer-practitioner at Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust and Liverpool John Moores University
Chronic kidney disease: a refresher Subscription
Chronic kidney disease affects 5 to 10 per cent of people in the UK and incidence is predicted to rise. This article consolidates your understanding of this condition.
Anaemia in kidney disease explainedSubscription
The UK Renal Association (UKRA) has advised GPs that eGFR in a healthy young adult is around 100ml/min/1.73m2. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is categorised as a sustained reduction in glomerular filtration rate (although an eGFR above 60ml/min/1.73m2 is not considered CKD unless there is other evidence of kidney damage). As the d