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5/30/2017 - Medical Grand Rounds: Nephrology Year in Review Contrast-Associated Acute Kidney Injury – Are we moving the field forward?

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Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

Faculty, residents, fellows, and community physicians in General Internal Medicine and subspecialties.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Review recent developments in the field of contrast-associated acute kidney injury.
  • Improve the management of patients with chronic kidney disease presenting with acute coronary syndrome.
  • Implement evidence-based care for the prevention of contrast-associated acute kidney injury in high risk patients.

Suggested Additional Reading:

  1. Mueller et al. Archives of Int. Med. 2002.
  2. Trivedi et al. Nephron Clinical Prac. 2003.
  3. Goldenberg et al. Archives of Int Med. 2010.

Authors:
Steven D. Weisbord MD, MSc, FASN, FNKF — Associate Professor of Medicine and Clinical and Translational Research University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine & Staff Nephrologist & Associate Investigator, CHERP VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
No other members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

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