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Research and Markets: Special Report: Referrals in Nephrology (EU)

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of Decision Resources, Inc's new report "Special Report: Referrals in Nephrology (EU) 2011" to their offering.

There are millions of people in the EU with kidney disease. While the likelihood that these patients see a nephrologist increases as their kidney disease worsens, a significant number of dialysis patients start treatment emergently, having never been seen by a nephrologist. General Practitioners (GPs) as well as Endocrinologists are often involved in the care of patients with kidney disease. The purpose of this report is to understand the roles of the various physicians involved in the care of patients with chronic kidney disease, not on dialysis and to understand the referral patterns and management of these patients by these various specialties.

Key Topics Covered:

  1. Background, Methods, and Objectives
  2. Executive Summary
  3. Respondent Demographics and Patient Load
  4. Classification and Changing Practice Patterns in CKD
  5. Referral Patterns
  6. CKD-ND Patient Management Prior to Nephrology Referral
  7. Co-Management of CKD-ND Patients
  8. Renal Medications: Nephrologist Treatment Priorities and Use
  9. Renal Medications: Non-Nephrologist Use
  10. Company Representatives
  11. Appendix

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Source: Decision Resources, Inc

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