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Prediction tools for kidney disease aren’t mature enough for clinical use

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e8031 (Published 28 November 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e8031

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Researchers have been busy developing tools to help predict who will develop chronic kidney disease. Systematic reviewers recently found 30 prediction models, most of which included age, sex, body mass index, diabetes, systolic blood pressure, serum creatinine, …

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