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.Expand abstract
Design: Retrospective open cohort study.
Setting: Routinely collected data from 630 UK general practices contri...
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