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@UCIkidney @kamkalantar hosted dinner discussion last night: #AdvancingAmericanKidneyHealth Executive Order
@MSchreiber_MD and @DrBobPro @DaVita | Mark Shapiro (Balboa Nephrology Medical Group)
Big changes happening and #nephrologists need to step up… #nephtwitter
Starting Jan 2020 half of #nephrology groups in the US will be assigned to the CMS Kidney Care First (KCF) accountable care model.
If you’re picked you HAVE TO participate, but can opt to switch to one of the other #KCC (Kidney Care Choices) models:…
The other payment models (Comprehensive Kidney Care Contracting #CKCC options) vary in amount of risk the neph practice is willing to take on for care of the #CKD patient.
This is at the level of the #nephrology practice NOT at the dialysis unit.
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Another day on service and you are starting with answering a page from PACU. "Hi this is nephrology fellow returning your page". "Great! This is Ortho, and our patient post op has low potassium here; I believe you call it HYPOkalemia" #Loveourorthopods #Tweetorial #medthread
Join us for our electrolyte abnormality du jour and learn how to break it down! #nephtwitter #medtwitter #FOAMED See our full post @RenalFellowNtwk >…
59 yo F with a hx of HTN, and HLP admitted for a left femur fracture; she was found down by her neighbor 3 days after her fall; awake and in pain. Now, patient is post op; and on labs: (baseline cr: 0.51). UA unremarkable.
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1/ Welcome to the Saturday Poster session at #KidneyWk. On behalf of Hector and Edgar, I’d like to welcome you to our tweet thread on • Gender disparities in #SoMe and #MedEd•. You can view our poster (&🗣w/us) live TODAY from 10-12 PM (#27) or learn more about our work below
2/ #SoMe is exploding in medicine & #Nephrology leads the way in many metrics & most certainly in #SoMe research. Many #SoMe *users* are becoming active #SoMe *educators* & share valuable educational information to the larger online community.…
3/ Concurrently, there is a greater push to equalize the way we share knowledge. Gender is an area in need of equalization. More men than women are offered presenting &/or moderating opportunities. This imbalance negatively effects both female *and* male learners. #KidneyWk
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Attempting some #tweetorials on urine electrolytes with the hope of improving my understanding & appropriate clinical utility of these tests. I welcome any and all feedback. Without further ado, lets get started. First will be urine sodium (UNa).
From here on, Aragorn will be our patient.Just re-watched #TheTwoTowers so this name came to mind. While I enjoy Gimli & Legolas, there is not much literature on Dwarvish or Elvish physiology so I am forced to stick with the world of Men(though Dúnedain lifespan is quite long)
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Welcome to the @NSMCInternship #tweetorial for this week’s study on a new risk prediction tool for IgA nephropathy, appearing in @JAMAInternalMed. Check out these unhappy glomeruli with mesangial IgA deposits in green from (1/16)
Recent unsuccessful #RCT: STOP-IgA (immunosuppression+supportive care isn’t superior to supportive care alone) & TESTING (corticosteroids reduce risk of #ESRD but cause serious infections) were covered by @NephJC:…
and… … (2/16)
Question for the #NephTwitter: What percentage of patients with IgA nephropathy develop #ESKD by 10 years? (3/16)
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