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Trends in kidney function testing in UK primary care since the introduction of the quality and outcomes framework: a retrospective cohort study using CPRD

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Objectives: To characterise serum creatinine and urinary protein testing in UK general practices from 2005 to 2013 and to examine how the frequency of testing varies across demographic factors, with the presence of chronic conditions and with the prescribing of drugs for which kidney function monitoring is recommended.
Design: Retrospective open cohort study.
Setting: Routinely collected data from 630 UK general practices contri...

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10.1136/bmjopen-2018-028062

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-3928-6750
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
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ORCID:
0000-0002-8981-8911
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
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ORCID:
0000-0003-1139-655X
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ORCID:
0000-0001-8274-5580
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Open Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
6
Pages:
Article: e028062
Publication date:
2019-06-12
Acceptance date:
2019-05-02
DOI:
EISSN:
2044-6055
ISSN:
2044-6055
Pubs id:
pubs:996749
URN:
uri:ca4fe072-1c19-42f6-b3d2-7b9625027008
UUID:
uuid:ca4fe072-1c19-42f6-b3d2-7b9625027008
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pubs:996749
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English
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