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Review: Pre-existing arterial pathologic changes affecting arteriovenous fistula patency and cardiovascular mortality in hemodialysis patients

16 Sep, 2017 | 18:03h | UTC

Pre-existing arterial pathologic changes affecting arteriovenous fistula patency and cardiovascular mortality in hemodialysis patients – Korean Journal of Internal Medicine (free)

 


Meta-analysis: More Intensive vs Less Intensive Blood Pressure Lowering in Chronic Kidney Disease

15 Sep, 2017 | 19:16h | UTC

Association Between More Intensive vs Less Intensive Blood Pressure Lowering and Risk of Mortality in Chronic Kidney Disease Stages 3 to 5: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – JAMA Internal Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Intensive blood pressure lowering linked to decreased mortality in patients with chronic kidney disease – 2 Minute Medicine (free) AND Intensive BP Lowering in Chronic Kidney Disease Associated with Lower Mortality – Physician’s First Watch (free) AND Is Strict BP Control a Good Bet for CKD Patients? – MedPage Today (free registration required)

 


Guideline: Severe Hypertension During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period

12 Sep, 2017 | 21:06h | UTC

Guideline: National Partnership for Maternal Safety: Consensus Bundle on Severe Hypertension During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period – Obstetrics & Gynecology (free)

Commentary: Management of Severe Maternal Hypertension During Pregnancy and Postpartum – Journal Watch (free)

 


Review: The Nephrotoxicity of Vancomycin

12 Sep, 2017 | 20:53h | UTC

The Nephrotoxicity of Vancomycin – Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics (free)

 


Review: Uremic pericarditis, pericardial effusion, and constrictive pericarditis in end-stage renal disease

12 Sep, 2017 | 20:51h | UTC

Uremic pericarditis, pericardial effusion, and constrictive pericarditis in end-stage renal disease: Insights and pathophysiology – Clinical Cardiology (free)

 


Guidelines for treatment of renal injury during cancer chemotherapy

12 Sep, 2017 | 20:47h | UTC

Guidelines for treatment of renal injury during cancer chemotherapy 2016 – Clinical and Experimental Nephrology (free)

 


Medication Adherence in Hypertension: The Role of Patient–Provider Communication

11 Sep, 2017 | 00:21h | UTC

Addressing the Social Needs of Hypertensive Patients: The Role of Patient–Provider Communication as a Predictor of Medication Adherence – Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes (free)

Editorial: Talking With Patients Is Better Than Talking to Patients (free)

Commentaries: Hypertension Medication Adherence May Be Improved by Collaborate Communication – Cardiology Advisor (free) AND Better Provider Communication Might Improve Medication Adherence – Medscape (free registration required) AND Talk Why, Not What for Better Antihypertensive Adherence – MedPage Today (free)

“Odds of poor med adherence 6x greater when patient-provider interactions don’t address patients’ unmet social needs” (RT @CircOutcomes see Tweet)

 


Study: Differential blood pressure effects of ibuprofen, naproxen, and celecoxib in patients with arthritis

9 Sep, 2017 | 22:16h | UTC

Differential blood pressure effects of ibuprofen, naproxen, and celecoxib in patients with arthritis: the PRECISION-ABPM (Prospective Randomized Evaluation of Celecoxib Integrated Safety Versus Ibuprofen or Naproxen Ambulatory Blood Pressure Measurement) Trial – European Heart Journal (free)

Commentaries: Under Pressure: PRECISION Substudy Shows Adverse BP Effects of Ibuprofen – TCTMD (free) AND Increases in BP, Hypertension Incidence Linked to Certain NSAIDs – MPR (free) AND Ibuprofen Ups Systolic BP, New-Onset Hypertension Risk – Medscape (free registration required)

 


Review: ANCA Glomerulonephritis and Vasculitis

9 Sep, 2017 | 16:18h | UTC

ANCA Glomerulonephritis and Vasculitis – Clinical Journal of The American Society of Nephrology (free)

 


Study: Medical Students Fall Short on Blood Pressure Check Challenge

30 Aug, 2017 | 20:20h | UTC

Medical News & Perspectives: Medical Students Fall Short on Blood Pressure Check Challenge – JAMA (free)

Original Article: Medical students and measuring blood pressure: Results from the American Medical Association Blood Pressure Check Challenge – The Journal of Clinical Hypertension (free)

“Only 1 out of 159 medical students correctly performed all 11 elements in a BP check challenge w simulated patients” (RT @JAMA_current see Tweet)

 


Guideline: Prevention of acute kidney injury and protection of renal function in the intensive care unit

22 Aug, 2017 | 19:48h | UTC

Prevention of acute kidney injury and protection of renal function in the intensive care unit: update 2017 – Intensive Care Medicine (free)

Expert opinion of the Working Group on Prevention, AKI section, European Society of Intensive Care Medicine

 


Guideline: Screening and Management of High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents

22 Aug, 2017 | 13:08h | UTC

Clinical Practice Guideline for Screening and Management of High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents – American Academy of Pediatrics (free)

News release: AAP issues new pediatric hypertension clinical practice guideline – AAP News (free)

 


Meta-analysis: Acute Kidney Injury After Computed Tomography

21 Aug, 2017 | 01:41h | UTC

Acute Kidney Injury After Computed Tomography: A Meta-analysis – Annals of Emergency Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: When kidneys are injured, CT contrast isn’t the culprit – Health Imaging (free)

Related article: Risk of Acute Kidney Injury After Intravenous Contrast Media Administration – Annals of Emergency Medicine (free)

Source: Hospital Medicine Virtual Journal Club

Compared with noncontrast CT, contrast-enhanced CT was not significantly associated with either acute kidney injury, need for renal replacement therapy, or all-cause mortality.

 


Standard of Care in Critically Ill Adult Patients With Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

17 Aug, 2017 | 18:22h | UTC

Expert Statements on the Standard of Care in Critically Ill Adult Patients With Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome – Chest (free)

Source: Critical Care Reviews Newsletter

 


Comparison of early versus late initiation of renal replacement therapy for acute kidney injury in critically ill patients

17 Aug, 2017 | 17:55h | UTC

A comparison of early versus late initiation of renal replacement therapy for acute kidney injury in critically ill patients: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials – BMC Nephrology (free)

Source: Critical Care Reviews Newsletter

Early initiation of RRT in critically ill patients did not result in reduced mortality, change in renal function recovery, dependence, duration of RRT, renal recovery time, mechanical ventilation time or complications.

 


Blood pressure targets for hypertension in older adults

15 Aug, 2017 | 19:55h | UTC

Blood pressure targets for hypertension in older adults – Cochrane Library (free)

Full review: Blood pressure targets for hypertension in older adults – Cochrane Library (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Related guideline: Pharmacologic Treatment of Hypertension in Adults Aged 60 Years or Older to Higher Versus Lower Blood Pressure Targets: A Clinical Practice Guideline From ACP and AAFP (free)

“At the present time there is insufficient evidence to know whether a higher BP target (less than150 to 160/95 to 105 mmHg) or a lower BP target (less than 140/90 mmHg) is better for older adults with high BP”

 


Ibuprofen versus placebo effect on acute kidney injury in ultramarathons

15 Aug, 2017 | 16:09h | UTC

Ibuprofen versus placebo effect on acute kidney injury in ultramarathons: a randomised controlled trial – Emergency Medicine Journal (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Ibuprofen linked to slight risk of kidney damage in ultramarathoners – Reuters (free) AND Study reveals harmful effects on kidney of Ibuprofen – Stanford Daily (free)

 


Acute Kidney Injury in Pregnancy-specific Disorders

15 Aug, 2017 | 15:39h | UTC

Review: Acute Kidney Injury in Pregnancy-specific Disorders – Indian Journal of Nephrology (free)

 


Dual Kidney Transplantation: A Review of Past and Prospect for Future

15 Aug, 2017 | 15:36h | UTC

Review: Dual Kidney Transplantation: A Review of Past and Prospect for Future – International Scholarly Research Notices (free)

 


Day-to-Day Blood Pressure Variability and Risk of Dementia

14 Aug, 2017 | 16:12h | UTC

Day-to-Day Blood Pressure Variability and Risk of Dementia in a General Japanese Elderly Population: The Hisayama Study – Circulation (free)

Commentaries: Fluctuations in home-monitored blood pressure may raise dementia risk – Circulation Journal Report (free) AND Fluctuations in Blood Pressure Linked to Vascular Dementia – MedPage Today (free registration required) AND Fluctuating Home Blood Pressure Linked to Dementia – Medscape (free registration required) AND Blood pressure fluctuations linked to dementia – Reuters (free)

 


Review: Palliative and end-of-life care in nephrology

11 Aug, 2017 | 17:08h | UTC

Narrative review: Palliative and end-of-life care in nephrology: moving from observations to interventions – Current Opinion in Nephrology & Hypertension, via Medscape (free registration required)

 


Lithium Associated With a Higher Risk of Chronic Kidney Disease in Older Adults

11 Aug, 2017 | 15:53h | UTC

Lithium Use, but Not Valproate Use, Is Associated With a Higher Risk of Chronic Kidney Disease in Older Adults With Mental Illness – The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry (link to abstract -$ for full-text)

Case-control study suggests Lithium is associated with increased risk of chronic kidney disease.

 


Epidemiology, pathophysiology, and management of uric acid urolithiasis

11 Aug, 2017 | 12:41h | UTC

Review: Epidemiology, pathophysiology, and management of uric acid urolithiasis: A narrative review – Journal of Advanced Research (free)

 


Nephrolithiasis more common in patients with gout

10 Aug, 2017 | 22:32h | UTC

Incidence of and risk factors for nephrolithiasis in patients with gout and the general population, a cohort study – Arthritis Research & Therapy (free)

Commentaries: Gout Patients Run Higher Risk of Kidney Stones – MedPage Today (free registration required) AND Gout associated with elevated risk for kidney stones – MedWire News (free)

“60% increased risk of first-time nephrolithiasis versus general population, with little protection from allopurinol” (from MedPage Today)

 


Challenges in Treating Cardiovascular Disease: Restricting Sodium and Managing Hyperkalemia

10 Aug, 2017 | 21:45h | UTC

Review: Challenges in Treating Cardiovascular Disease: Restricting Sodium and Managing Hyperkalemia – Mayo Clinic Proceedings (free)

 


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