Archive: March 21 – 27, 2011




ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. Nephrology On-Demand congratulates the medical students in the Class of 2011. Great job in the NRMP Match!

  2. 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]

  3. 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].


TEACHING RESOURCES

  1. The natural history of preeclampsia
    A look at how the kidneys respond to single and multiple episodes of pree. [click here]

  2. Palliative Care in the ESRD population
    A closer look at end-of-life management in the dialysis patient. [click here]

  3. Society of Research Administrators Conference — Highlights
    This informative blog entry provides key points in increasing your chances of capturing an NIH-sponsored grant [click here]

  4. 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]

  5. Kidney Donor Profile Index
    Perhaps a new allograft allocation method that will be implemented in the coming years. [click here]

  6. HIV medications and their associations with acute renal failure
    [click here]



WEBSITE UPDATES

  1. Internal Medicine Grand Rounds (a free, online CME activity)
    Coming soon. Stay tuned for further information

SELF-ASSESSMENT TOOLS

  1. Palliative care in the ESRD population[ click here]

  2. Transplant Immunology and Rejection [click here]


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