Fast Five Quiz: Is Your Knowledge of Chronic Kidney Disease Sufficient?

Vecihi Batuman, MD

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April 20, 2018

Chronic kidney disease (CKD)—or chronic renal failure (CRF), as it was historically termed—encompasses all degrees of decreased renal function and/or proteinuria, from damaged/at-risk through mild, moderate, and severe chronic kidney disease. CKD is a worldwide public health problem. In the United States, there is a rising incidence and prevalence of kidney failure, with poor outcomes and high cost. CKD is more prevalent in the elderly population and is associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular disease and CRF.

Check how much you know about key aspects of CKD, including presentation, workup, and treatment with this quick quiz.

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