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CKD-UREMIA

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CKD-UREMIA

1. Uremia is a constellation of signs and symptoms associated with a GFR < 15 mL/min.

2. Clinical - anorexia, nausea/vomiting, pericardial and pleural effusions, hemorrhagic pericarditis, platelet dysfunction and bleeding, pruritus, sensory neuropathies, and CNS dysfunction (confusion, difficulty concentrating, encephalopathy, coma).


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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