Hospitalized Patients With CKD Are At Increased Risk Of Being Harmed By Medical Errors, Study Finds

Thursday, September 4, 2008 - 21:28 in Health & Medicine

Hospitalized patients with chronic kidney disease are at higher risk for adverse consequences of medical care compared with those without the disease, according to a new study. The findings indicate that steps should be taken to reduce potentially preventable complications of medical care for CKD patients, a population that is frequently under-recognized in most health care settings.

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