Dtsch Arztebl Int 2020 Oct;117(44):745-751
Department of General Practice and Family Medicine, University Medicine Greifswald (UMG), Institute of Community Medicine, Greifswald, Germany; European University of Applied Sciences (EU|FH) Rhein/Erft, Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, Rostock, Germany; Department of Internal Medicine A, Nephrology, University Medicine Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany; KfH Kidney Center Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany.
Background: Approximately 10% of adults in Germany have chronic kidney disease (CKD). The prevalence of CKD among patients being cared for by general practitioners is approximately 30%, and its prevalence in nursing homes is over 50%. An S3 guideline has been developed for the management of CKD in primary care. Read More