Ashish Upadhyay, MD; Amy Earley, BS; Shana M. Haynes, DHSc; Katrin Uhlig, MD, MS
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Disclaimer: The judgments and interpretations in this article are those of the authors and are not those of the KDIGO guideline Work Group.
Acknowledgment: The authors thank Andrew Levey, MD, for valuable suggestions and critical review of a prior version of the manuscript.
Financial Support: The authors are supported by KDIGO to conduct systematic reviews and provide methods support for developing KDIGO guidelines.
Potential Conflicts of Interest: Drs. Upadhyay and Uhlig: Grant (money to institution): KDIGO. Ms. Earley: Employment (money to institution): KDIGO. Dr. Haynes: Employment (money to institution): Tufts Medical Center. Disclosures can also be viewed at www.acponline.org/authors/icmje/ConflictOfInterestForms.do?msNum=M10-2790.
Requests for Single Reprints: Katrin Uhlig, MD, MS, Tufts Center for Kidney Disease Guideline Development and Implementation, William B. Schwartz Division of Nephrology, 800 Washington Street, #391, Boston, MA 02111; e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Current Author Addresses: Drs. Upadhyay, Haynes, and Uhlig and Ms. Earley: Tufts Center for Kidney Disease Guideline Development and Implementation, William B. Schwartz Division of Nephrology, 800 Washington Street, #391, Boston, MA 02111.
Author Contributions: Conception and design: A. Upadhyay, A. Earley, S.M. Haynes, K. Uhlig.
Analysis and interpretation of the data: A. Upadhyay, A. Earley, S.M. Haynes, K. Uhlig.
Drafting of the article: A. Upadhyay, A. Earley, S.M. Haynes, K. Uhlig.
Critical revision of the article for important intellectual content: A. Upadhyay, A. Earley, S.M. Haynes, K. Uhlig.
Final approval of the article: A. Upadhyay, A. Earley, S.M. Haynes, K. Uhlig.
Obtaining of funding: K. Uhlig.
Administrative, technical, or logistic support: A. Upadhyay, A. Earley, S.M. Haynes, K. Uhlig.
Collection and assembly of data: A. Upadhyay, A. Earley, S.M. Haynes, K. Uhlig.
Upadhyay A, Earley A, Haynes SM, Uhlig K. Systematic Review: Blood Pressure Target in Chronic Kidney Disease and Proteinuria as an Effect Modifier. Ann Intern Med. 2011;154:541-548. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-154-8-201104190-00335
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2011;154(8):541-548.
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