Interactive Features

nutrition markers
blood sample
nutrition markers
09/28/2022
Utilizing appropriate markers of nutritional status in individuals with chronic kidney disease is essential to providing appropriate care. Do you know which biomarker measurement can be used to predict...
09/28/2022
Nutrition
Nutrition
08/30/2022
Patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are encouraged to maintain a diet that helps manage the disease. Do you know the recommended amount of calcium a person with CKD should ingest every day?
08/30/2022
Management
Management
07/25/2022
Controversies exist in the management of chronic kidney disease and comorbidities. Do you think the currently available clinical practice guidelines sufficiently address these controversies?
07/25/2022
Cardiometabolic risk
Cardiometabolic risk
06/30/2022
In part 1 of our “Test Your Knowledge” series, Michael Bloch, MD, asks you to pick the patient vignette that best defines resistant hypertension as defined by the ACC/AHA.
06/30/2022
Health Outcomes
Health Outcomes
03/27/2022
If a patient presents with a GFR category G3a and a persistent albuminuria category of A2, to which risk category does he or she belong? Test your knowledge with our latest pop quiz!
03/27/2022
Nutrition
doctor talking with woman patient
Nutrition
12/25/2021
New research has suggested that a higher intake of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids may reduce mortality risk among patients with chronic kidney disease. Based on this new data, would you start...
12/25/2021
Heart failure
Heart failure
11/02/2021
In FIGARO-DKD, the primary outcome measure is a composite of death from cardiovascular causes, nonfatal myocardial infarction, nonfatal stroke, or hospitalization for heart failure. Of these outcomes, do...
11/02/2021
cardiovascular disease
cardiovascular disease
10/04/2021
According to the FIDELIO-DKD trial, do you know finerenone’s impact on incidence of the composite cardiovascular outcome? Test your knowledge with our latest pop quiz!
10/04/2021
Diagnosis
Diagnosis
04/25/2021
Do you know how long abnormal kidney structure or function should be present before a patient is diagnosed with chronic kidney disease? Test your knowledge with our latest pop quiz!
04/25/2021
Radiology Quiz
Radiology Quiz
06/22/2020

Ricky Kortyna, MMS, PA-C, and Emily Murphy, MPAS, PA-C

Ricky Kortyna, MMS, PA-C, and Emily Murphy, MPAS, PA-C
A 36-year-old woman was seen in the emergency department secondary to the acute onset of right lower-quadrant pain.
06/22/2020