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Facing the Challenge of Treating Geriatric ESRD Patients
CME credit is no longer available for this conference.
Eli A. Friedman, M.D., and Amy L. Friedman, M.D.

Dr. Amy Friedman is Associate Professor of Surgery and Co-Director, Division of Transplantation, Yale University, School of Medicine, New Haven, CT.

Dr. Amy Friedman reports no commercial conflict of interest. Within the past three years, Dr. Eli Friedman has received grant/research support from Alteon.

Release Date: 03/30/2004
Termination Date: 03/30/2007

Estimated time to complete: 1 hour(s).

Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center and InterMDnet. Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this Cyberounds®, you should be able to:
  • Discuss the growing importance of elderly patients with kidney failure as a medical and ethical concern
  • Elucidate the etiology of ESRD in geriatric patients
  • Discuss issues relating to provision of donor kidneys to geriatric patients.

This conference may include discussion of commercial products and services.

The opinions expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the sponsor or its publisher. Please review complete prescribing information of specific drugs or combination of drugs, including indications, contraindications, warnings and adverse effects before administering pharmacologic therapy to patients.
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