Volume 51, Number 3
This issue includes two Singapore studies focused on the impact and mitigation of kidney diseases, in commemoration of World Kidney Day in March. Patients with chronic kidney disease can benefit from serious illness conversation, following identification of risk factors associated with increased mortality. These include the Charlson Comorbidity Index, serum albumin and recent hospital readmission. Cardiovascular morbidity and mortality are high among patients with end-stage renal failure. Predictors of death and acute myocardial infarction are examined among those on different modalities of dialysis. Findings show tighter control of cardiovascular risk factors benefits patients on dialysis.
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