Nephroprotection

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Nephrologist:

    Makes the diagnosis, categorizes the stage of kidney disease, provides pharmacological treatment options and is in charge of explaining the different methods of renal replacement therapy that exist today. Recommends what the best option is based on each patient's specific factors.

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Social work:

    They follow up and evaluate each person's socio-economic aspects, thereby facilitate the process from this perspective, help the pharmacological and nutritional treatment adherence and ensure attendance to different multidisciplinary team visits.

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Nursing team:

    Due to their major role of accompaniment, they are in charge of educating the patient and his/her family on subjects like the following:

  • Application of medications on an outpatient basis.
  • Understanding the most common symptoms of kidney disease.
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Psychology team:

    They are in charge of providing emotional support to the patients and their family during the process of accepting kidney disease.

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Nutrition:

     As kidney disease progresses, a person's ability to eliminate various electrolytes normally ingested through food consumption worsens, which produces major health complications. This is why they are in charge of providing different dietary recommendations to the patient and his/her family, based on each patient's situation.