Exploring the Evidence:  Children and Adolescents with Chronic Kidney Disease: A Population at Risk for More Than Just Kidney Disease

Exploring the Evidence: Children and Adolescents with Chronic Kidney Disease: A Population at Risk for More Than Just Kidney Disease

Identification: nnj_jf_16A8
Issue: January-February 2016
Volume: Vol. 43, No. 1
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Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will be able to describe the relationship between pediatric chronic kidney disease and health-related quality of life.


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Diane Parnell
4/2/17 10:01 pm

In my current Acute practice we don't do patients less than 35 Kg but the issues related to the children with CKD are universal to all our patients and this was a great reminder of the common concerns of all our patients in one fashion or another.

Ruth Cruiz
4/3/17 2:28 pm

very helpful information.

Marianelia Toal
4/5/17 11:59 pm

good resource on understanding children with CKD

Joyce Schells
4/7/17 9:05 am

This article gave insite to the reason some dialysis patients have the attitudes and behaviors that they exhibit. All parts of their lives are affected.

Fe Hawkins
4/7/17 2:14 pm

Depression is very common especially to young adolescent because they cannot do physically and emotionally stable in everyday life.

Lucy Cooper
4/8/17 11:19 am

Thank you for the article. Everyone can appreciate the different needs across the lifespan

Camille Tate
4/9/17 6:41 pm

Article was very informative with regards depressing, and body image.

Debra Ward
4/11/17 7:05 pm

Very informative

Lisa Hansum
4/13/17 8:56 am

I agree this article can help us with all our ckd patients adolescent to adult. But definitely a good source for under standing children with ckd

Rhonda Heston
4/20/17 10:57 am

Good information about a child with CKD

Patricia Amaya
5/1/17 8:20 pm

although this article focused on pediatric population is useful with my young adult and adult patients with CKD