This review article summarizes the Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (K/DOQI) for primary care physicians. Special attention is paid to the three (3) primary methodologies employed to identify chronic kidney disease, as well as general CKD-stage-specific interventions that primary care providers can execute in the care of kidney patients.

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Title: National Kidney Foundation Practice Guidelines for Chronic Kidney Disease: Evaluation, Classification, and Stratification
Citation: Annals of Internal Medicine 2003, Volume 139, pp. 137-47
Date Created: 2003
Revisions: None Indicated
Disclaimers: National Kidney Foundation (see page 145)
Resource Type: Text
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