5 Top CKD Apps for Primary Care Physicians

September 15, 2017

Chronic renal disease is common in primary care settings and so are its comorbidities. In brief here, 5 apps you might want at hand.

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a common disorder, one estimate claiming that patients with CKD make up 14% of the US poulation older than age 20 years.1 Most aspects of the disease in early stages (stages 1-3) can be managed in the pirmary care setting with consultation as needed with nephrology. Our primary care app reviewer has selected the 5 apps in the slides above as go-to adjuncts to caring for these patients who likely have a wide range of comorbidites that you already manage.

References:

1. United States Renal Data System (USRDS). Identification and care of patients with CKD. http://www.usrds.org/2012/pdf/v1_ch2_12.pdf. Accessed Sept 15, 2017.