Data from Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) - Curated by EPG Health - Last updated 28 May 2018



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This guideline covers the evidence for the association of specific risk factors with CKD to help identify which individuals are more likely to develop CKD. Guidance is provided on how to diagnose CKD principally using blood and urine tests. The guideline also contains recommendations on how to slow the progression of CKD and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.

This guideline will be of value to all health professionals in primary and secondary care involved in the detection and management of patients with CKD.

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