Chronic kidney disease referral practices among non-nephrology specialists: A single-centre experience

Published: 19 January 2016
Author(s): Jesmar Buttigieg, Liam Mercieca, Arielle Saliba, Simon Aquilina, Emanuel Farrugia, Stephen Fava
Issue: January 2016
Section: Original Article

Early referral of CKD patients to nephrology teams (NT) is vital to identify patients most likely to progress, delay decline of excretory function, and provide planned RRT. Unfortunately, many are still being referred late.