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Complications associated with chronic kidney disease 

Complications associated with chronic kidney disease
Complications associated with chronic kidney disease

Althea Mahon

, Karen Jenkins

, and Lisa Burnapp

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date: 09 March 2021

Uraemic pruritus

Gastrointestinal problems

Chronic pain

Sleep disorders

Cognitive impairment


Sexual dysfunction

Further reading

This is a very common and debilitating effect of the late stages of CKD and for those on RRT affecting 15–49% pre-dialysis and 40–50% of patients on HD (DOPPS study...

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