In an October 1 review published in JAMA,1 Teresa K Chen, MD, and colleagues point to primary care providers as the frontline for screening, diagnosis, and management of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Primary care clinicians are a key to help prevent CKD-associated cardiovascular and end-stage kidney disease, and mortality.
Find out what you know about CKD screening, staging, treatment, and referral with 6 questions based on the review.
1. What is the lifetime risk in the United States of developing CKD?