Tagged: Nephrology

Can Doctors and Nurses help Dialysis patients recover? - Kidney Punch

John Pickering Nov 07, 2014

In the case of dialysis dependent acute kidney injury patients this is a question which Dr Dinna Cruz  and colleagues (University of California San Diego) are asking and seeking opinions from both nephrologists and non-nephrologist doctors and nurses involved in care of dialysis patients.  It was a question which arose out of discussions at this […] … Read More

A day to celebrate - Kidney Punch

John Pickering Mar 13, 2014

If it weren’t for your kidneys where would you be? You’d be in the hospital or infirmary, If you didn’t have two functioning kidneys. (with apologies to John Clarke aka Fred Dagg) Happy World Kidney Day everyone. This blog started off life as $100 Dialysis because I believe that if we can make a computer … Continue reading → … Read More

Open letter for a professional association regarding impact factors - Kidney Punch

John Pickering Jul 03, 2013

Dr John Pickering Department of Medicine University of Otago Christchurch Christchurch New Zealand Dr Peter Kerr Editor Nephrology Journal of the Asia Pacific Society of Nephrology 3 July 2013 Re:  Open letter regarding the Nephrology journal’s use of impact factors Dear Dr Kerr As an occasional referee for Nephrology and member of the ANZSN affiliated … Continue reading » … Read More