The Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) 2012 clinical practice guideline defines pediatric chronic kidney disease (CKD) based on a child meeting one of the following cr...
Birth history for oligohydramnios, perinatal events
Recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs)
Abnormal urinary stream (PUV)
CKD, dialysis, kidney transp...
Avoid nephrotoxic medications including NSAIDs.
Fluid restriction may be necessary in patients with glomerular disease.
Monitor BP closely and initiate therapy for patients wit...
Friedman AL. Etiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of chronic renal failure in children. Curr Opin Pediatr. 1996;8(2):148–151. [View Abstract on OvidInsights]
585.9 Chronic kidney disease, unspecified
753.3 Other specified anomalies of kidney
585.3 Chronic kidney disease, Stage III (moderate)
753.15 Renal dysplasia
585.5 Chronic kidney disease, Stage ...
Q: Which OTC medications should be avoided in children with CKD?
A: NSAIDs, pseudoephedrine (if patient is hypertensive), enemas containing phosphate, and antacids containing magnesium or aluminum ...
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