Chronic Kidney Disease in the Elderly

Jessica W. Weiss, Tyler B. Woodell

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Abstract

This chapter will review core questions and concepts of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in older adults including physiological changes associated with aging, identification and epidemiology of CKD in older populations, and differences in manifestations and management that directly affect the care of older individuals with abnormal kidney function.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationChronic Kidney Disease, Dialysis, and Transplantation
Subtitle of host publicationA Companion to Brenner and Rector’s The Kidney
PublisherElsevier
Pages73-86.e5
ISBN (Electronic)9780323529785
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Elderly
  • Geriatric
  • Nephrology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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