Kidney disease: key references and evidence

Chronic Kidney Disease Prognosis Consortium (CKD-PC).

Gifford FJ, Methven S, Boag DE, Spalding EM, MacGregor MS. Chronic kidney disease prevalence and secular trends in a UK population: the impact of MDRD and CKD-EPI formulae. Quarterly Journal of Medicine 2011;104:1045-1053. doi: 10.1093/qjmed/hcr122

Kerr M, Bedford M, Matthews B, O'Donoghue D. The economic impact of acute kidney injury in England. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation 2014;29:1362–1368. doi:10.1093/ndt/gfu016

Marks A, Fluck N, Prescott GJ, Robertson LM, Simpson WG, Smith WCS, Black C. Definitions of progression in chronic kidney disease: predictors and relationship to renal replacement therapy in a population cohort with 6 years follow-up. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation 2014;29:333-341. doi:10.1093/ndt/gft393, PMID:24081862

Marks A, MacLeod C, McAteer A, Murchie P, Fluck N, Smith W, Prescott J, Clark L, Ali T, Black C. Chronic kidney disease, a useful trigger for proactive primary care? Mortality results from a large UK cohort. Family Practice 2013;30:282-289. doi:10.1093/fampra/cms079, PMID:23248235

NHS National Services Scotland. Scottish Renal Registry Report 2015Edinburgh: NHS National Services Scotland, 2016.

NICE guidelines CG182. Chronic kidney disease in adults: assessment and management. 2014.

NICE guidelines CG169 Acute kidney injury: prevention, detection and management. 2013.

The Renal Association. Clinical Practice Guidelines.

The Renal Association. Clinical Practice Guidelines. Planning, Initiating and Withdrawal of Renal Replacement Therapy (627Kb). 2014 

Robertson LM, Denadai L, Black C, Fluck N, Prescott G, Simpson W, Wilde K, Marks A. Is routine hospital episode data sufficient for identifying individuals with chronic kidney disease?: A comparison study with laboratory data. Health Informatics Journal 2014;Dec. PMID:25552482

Sawhney S, Fluck N, Marks A, Prescott G, Simpson W, Tomlinson L, Black C. Acute kidney injury – how does automated detection perform? Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation 2015;30:1853-1861. doi:10.1093/ndt/gfv094

So B, Methven S, Hair MD, Jardine AG, MacGregor MS. Socio-economic status influences chronic kidney disease prevalence in primary care: a community-based cross-sectional analysis. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation 2015;30:1010-1017. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfu408

Effectiveness evidence

ScotPHO's purpose is to describe the pattern of health across the Scottish population. As a supplementary service to users, we include the following links to external sources of quality-assured evidence on effectiveness of interventions which may include relevant material for this topic. These links are provided as an aid to users. They are by no means exhaustive nor should they be necessarily viewed as authoritative.

NHS Health Scotland: Scottish briefings on NICE public health guidance

Centre for Reviews and Dissemination

Cochrane Library: Browse by topic

EPPI-Centre: Evidence library

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Evidence services: Evidence search

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Guidance: Find guidance

Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)


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