Until more details are available about the medical home model, he added, it remains unclear "how it might help or hurt [specialists like] nephrologists
. What is more important is how the plan might help or hurt patients.
"It is crucial that physicians, nephrologists
and urologists in specific, are constantly updated on the latest developments in field.
Refer patients whose proteinuria is neither transient nor orthostatic but "fixed" to a nephrologist
. "These are the kids who are going to have early onset of significant renal disease," Dr.
About two-thirds of the patients (369, 65.8%) were under the care of a nephrologist
prior to visiting our centre and 150 (26.7%) were seen earlier by a general medicine physician.
Each demonstration patient was assigned a Kaiser nephrologist
to serve as the clinical director of the management team, sometimes in addition to the patient's community nephrologist
(if that patient was receiving care in a non-Kaiser facility).
will be of great value in making the decision as to when you can no longer avoid dialysis.
aureus isolates obtained from the patient in December, January, and March, as well as the MRSA from the nephrologist
and the dialysis patient, were compared by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE).
He said that now these recently trained urologists and other technicians will run these dialysis machines in place of the nephrologist
and related technicians here.
Syed Farhat Abbas, Consultant Nephrologist
at Shifa International Hospital sharedthat the risk of developing CKD is at least as high in women as in men, and may even be higher than men.
Whether acute, sub-optimal, or planned, all new start patients on HD are booked to attend a CSI appointment with their primary nephrologist
ideally within six weeks.
Dubai: Conducting a technique that has not been carried out on children, a nephrologist
from the Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) saved the life of a Dubai boy, Eisa Lashkari.
Dr Amna Khalifa Al Hadari, nephrologist
at Dubai Hospital said: "Patients with kidney failures is increasing in the UAE and worldwide." Statistics from the Dubai Hospital's Nephrology department shows an annual 10 per cent increase in the number of patients undergoing dialysis.