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A clinical prediction rule for kidney stones

Kidney stones (nephrolithiasis) affects 1 in 11 people in the U.S. Some say it’s the worst pain they have ever experienced. There are a numb...
May 2022

With diagnosis, the adjectives are just as important as the nouns

Is it mostly emphysema or chronic bronchitis? This article The CKD Classification System in the Precision Medicine Era from the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology speaks loudly to
May 2022

The real reason infectious disease docs are the lowest paid physicians

primary care) and certain medical subspecialties (e.g. nephrology, hematology) are only represented on a rotating basis while others (e.g.
May 2022

Things that bug me about vancomycin and piperacillin-tazobactam

For many residents, hospitalists and other physicians, vancomycin and piperacillin-tazobactam has approached reflex status. The patient has ...
May 2022

Try to avoid vancomycin/pip-tazo

This weekend I started listening to the Curbsiders-end-of-the-year spectacular. Matt's pick of the year was an upcoming meta-analysis about ...
May 2022

5 minutes to understand type IV renal tubular acidosis

For a number of years I have advised students and residents to keep a notebook of topics that arise on rounds. Pick two topics that we discu...
May 2022

Lessons from 'Range' by David Epstein

I even did a year of basic science nephrology fellowship, and had the courage to quit, as I missed patient care and teaching too much.
May 2022

Things that bug me include a lack of understanding of the eGFR

Once upon a time, we had to estimate GFR from the creatinine using an app or even a calculator. Now almost all labs provide estimated GFR, b...
May 2022

Whatever got you into this specialty, anyway, doc?

Granted, the urine that my friends the kidney specialists work with is fairly sterile, but so is nephrology as a specialty, in my opinion.
May 2022

Practice Tips PRACTICE MANAGEMENT Because of the increased granularity ...

insufficiency. The physician plans to monitor bloodurea nitrogen and creatinine levels for renalfunction and nephrology referral if neces-sary.
March 2015

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