Chronic Kidney Disease: Diagnosis in Primary Care

Leo Robert

Early detection of chronic kidney disease in primary care provides a significant opportunity to avoid complications and slow the loss of renal function. Topline guidance, here.

Guidance for primary care physicians on the diagnosis of chronic kidney disease (CKD), including identifying patients at highest risk for progression to kidney failure, is offered by the National Kidney Disease Program and the Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative.

For a concise summary of key points, click through the slides below.