Archive: March 14 – 21, 2011



ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. Nephrology On-Demand celebrated World Kidney Day with Spanish-language patient education videos
    New Spanish-language patient education videos from the National Kidney Disease Education Program are now available. [click here]
  2. Nephrology On-Demand celebrated World Kidney Day with visit by Shad Ireland
    Read Sharona Johnson’s story on the inspiration that one man brings to the ESRD community. [click here].
  3. Nephrology On-Demand mentioned in the latest issue of Nephrology News and Issues
    Read the article and learn more about our press and publications [click here].

TEACHING RESOURCES

  1. Transplant Immunology and Rejection
    A review of fundamental kidney transplant immunology and rejection, as well as treatment guidelines and an introduction to new immune-modulating therapies. [click here]
  2. Kidney Donor Profile Index
    Perhaps a new allograft allocation method that will be implemented in the coming years. [click here]
  3. The ESCAPE Trial
    How aggressive should one control blood pressure in children who suffer from chronic kidney disease? Dr. Sidharth Sethi explores this question vis-a-vis the ESCAPE Trial. [click here]
  4. ADA recommendations for infective endocarditis prophylaxis in ESRD patients undergoing dental procedures
    Guidelines from the American Dental Association. [click here]
  5. Guest Lecture Series – The Physical Examination of the Fistula
    Dr. Tushar Vachharajani discusses the proper physical method and findings to examine and monitor arteriovenous fistulas. [click here]
  6. Disorders of Sodium and Water Balance: A mathematical approach
    A mathematical approach to common dysnatremias with a correlation to common clinical conditions and widely used diagnostic algorithms. [click here]

WEBSITE UPDATES

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SELF-ASSESSMENT TOOLS

  1. Transplant Immunology and Rejection [click here]

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