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Terminology in Transition: Nephrology.  

Cheryl Iverson

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (11th ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2020
Published Online: 
Feb 2020
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The global organization dedicated to developing and implementing evidence-based clinical practice guidelines in kidney disease, KDIGO (Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes), is spearheading an international effort to revise the nomenclature used to describe kidney function and disease. The effort will focus on making terminology more patient-centered and precise, with the goal of greater uniformity in medical practice, research, scientific publication, and public health....