Belding H. Scribner, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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As the outlook for patients with end-stage kidney disease continues to improve rapidly because of strides made in the technique of maintenance dialysis and improving results with renal homografts, participation by the internist in practice becomes the key to more rapid integration of these lifesaving treatments into the practice of medicine.
This presentation describes the new approach to the patient with end-stage kidney disease and delineates the role of the internist in this approach. Underlying this new approach is the principle that the treatment of chronic uremia has become a continuum that begins when the diagnosis of irreversible renal failure
Scribner BH. The Treatment of Chronic Uremia.. Ann Intern Med. ;66:1053. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-66-5-1053_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1967;66(5):1053.
Chronic Kidney Disease, Nephrology.
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