Evidence lacking on kidney disease screening, USPSTF says

08/28/2012 | HealthDay News

Further studies should be conducted to determine the possible advantages and disadvantages of screening all adults for signs of chronic kidney disease, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said. "Clinicians and patients deserve better information on chronic kidney disease," task force member Dr. Joy Melnikow said. The task force's statement was published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

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