Friday, 30 May 2008

National Knowledge week for kidney diseases 9-13 June 2008

The National Library for Health (NLH) Kidney Diseases Specialist Library will hold its first National Knowledge Week from Monday 9 June to Friday 13 June 2008. As a unique resource, this Knowledge Week will provide expert opinion and evidence updates on key topics in chronic kidney disease: Proteinuria and the use of estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR). These will include:

● Basic science of urinary protein excretion
● Clinical aspects of proteinuria and eGFR
● Management of proteinuria and reduced GFR

The National Knowledge Week is aimed at all NHS health professionals with an interest in chronic kidney disease, and will include user-friendly summaries written by relevant experts, with links to guidelines, reviews and primary research. All information included has been subject to rigorous selection criteria.

These summaries will be freely available from Monday 9 June 2008 at the home page of the NLH Kidney Diseases Specialist Library,, no login required.