Awareness of Kidney Disease and Relationship to End-stage Renal Disease and Mortality
American Journal of Medicine, 07/11/2012
Whaley–Connell A et al. – Among patients identified as having chronic kidney disease at a health screening, only a small proportion had been made aware of their diagnosis previously by clinicians. This subgroup was at a disproportionately high risk for mortality and end–stage renal disease.