Chronic Kidney Disease (cont.)
Authors and Editors
Author:Pranay Kathuria, MD, FACP, FASN, FNKF
Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor
"Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO)." Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO). 2008.
"National Kidney Foundation Guidelines and Commentaries." National Kidney Foundation. 2012.
"U.S. Renal Data System, USRDS 2012 Annual Data Report: Atlas of Chronic Kidney Disease and End-Stage Renal Disease in the United States." National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Bethesda, MD, 2012.
Previous contributing authors and editors: Coauthor(s):
David H Adler, MD, Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Alameda County Medical Center, Highland Hospital. Editors: Bradley Fields
Schwartz, DO, FACS, Director, Center for Urologic Laparoscopy and Endourology,
Associate Professor of Urology, Department of Surgery, Southern Illinois
University; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine;
Martin I Resnick, MD, Lester Persky Professor and Chair, Department of Urology;
Professor, Department of Oncology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 9/13/2012
Pranay Kathuria, MD, FACP, FASN, FNKF
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