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Improving the quality of care for people with vascular disease is a key priority. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) has recently been included as a target condition for general practices to add to registers of chronic conditions as part of the Quality and Outcome Framework. This paper outlines the implementation and evaluation of a self-management intervention involving an information guidebook, tailored access to local resources and telephone support for people with stage 3 chronic kidney disease.

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Type

Journal article

Publication Date

28/01/2013

Volume

14:28

Keywords

Vascular disease; Chronic kidney disease; Self-management; Randomized controlled trial; Social disadvantage; Social networks; Social prescribing; Minimally disruptive medicine