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Is “chronic kidney disease” a disease?

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Several philosophers of medicine have attempted to answer the question “what is disease?” In current clinical practice, an umbrella term “chronic kidney disease” (CKD) encompasses a wide range of kidney health states from commonly prevalent subclinical, asymptomatic disease to rare end‐stage renal disease requiring transplant or dialysis to support life. Differences in severity are currently expressed using a “stage” system, whereby stage 1 is the least severe, and stage 5 the most. Early sta...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1111/jep.13018

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ORCID:
0000-0002-8364-4121
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
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ORCID:
0000-0002-9258-4060
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-7166-7211
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice Journal website
Volume:
24
Issue:
5
Pages:
1033-1040
Publication date:
2018-08-24
Acceptance date:
2018-07-17
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EISSN:
1365-2753
ISSN:
1356-1294
Pmid:
30144250
Source identifiers:
911215
Language:
English
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pubs:911215
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uuid:7bb6b9d8-a118-4254-a348-9c07a0d99766
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2018-10-04

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