BMC Nephrology and BMC Primary Care are calling for submissions to our Collection on Outpatient management of the kidney patient for the primary care practitioner.
BMC Nephrology and BMC Primary Care invite submissions for a special issue on the Outpatient management of the kidney patient for the primary care practitioner Collection. We welcome original research articles, reviews, case reports, and commentaries that examine various aspects of outpatient management of kidney disease patients in primary care settings.
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a growing public health concern worldwide. According to the National Library of Medicine, the prevalence of CKD is estimated to affect more than 10% of the general population, and it is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, end-stage renal disease, and premature death. Primary care physicians are often the first point of contact for patients with CKD, and they play a critical role in the early identification, management, and referral of patients with CKD.
This special issue aims to provide a comprehensive overview of outpatient management of the kidney patient for the primary care practitioner. We encourage submissions that address the following topics, but are not limited to:
- Diagnostic strategies for early detection of CKD in primary care
- Novel interventions to improve outcomes for CKD patients in primary care
- Tools and strategies to aid primary care providers in the management of CKD patients
- Approaches to managing CKD-related complications in primary care
- The role of primary care in the management of CKD patients with comorbidities
- The use of technology in the management of CKD patients in primary care
Authors are also encouraged to submit papers that describe their experience in managing CKD patients in primary care, including case reports and patient-centered research.
Manuscripts will undergo a rigorous peer-review process, and accepted articles will be published online in BMC Nephrology and BMC Primary Care, an open-access journal with a global readership.
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