Preventive health care in chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease

Devasmita Choudhury, Cynthia Luna-Salazar

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The complex care that must be provided for patients with renal disease might interfere with provision of basic preventive measures in this population. Preventive health care, including infection screening and prophylaxis, vaccinations, management of blood glucose and lipid levels, and cancer screening, is important, as it might decrease acute morbidity and mortality. This Review highlights useful preventive and health maintenance strategies for patients with chronic kidney disease and those with end-stage renal disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)194-206
Number of pages13
JournalNature Clinical Practice Nephrology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 2008


  • Chronic kidney disease
  • End-stage renal disease
  • Health maintenance
  • Preventive care
  • Vaccination

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nephrology


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