Lynda Anne Szczech, MD, MSCE

Most Recent Articles by Lynda Anne Szczech, MD, MSCE

A Call to Service For Nephrologists

A Call to Service For Nephrologists

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The pending legislation on health care reform can be polarizing, but the motivation supporting it is not.

Managing Anti-HIV Drug Toxicities

Managing Anti-HIV Drug Toxicities

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Clinicians should consider the possibility that HIV patients have both renal and cardiac disease.

The Challenges of Nephrology Research

The Challenges of Nephrology Research

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Nephrologists want to improve outcomes and quality of life for renal disease patients through research, but we are faced with major hurdles.

In Clinical Trials, Does One Size Fit All?

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Practicing evidence-based medicine can be difficult in nephrology, where randomized controlled trials are few and far between. In general, the more that trials use hard outcomes such as morbidity and mortality, the greater our confidence that the therapies will have an impact on patients' lives. Using end points such as these, however, often require large sample sizes.

HIV Care is Growing in Complexity

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The proliferation of medications to aid in the suppression of viral replication for persons with HIV infection has expanded at a pace almost unparalleled in any other field of medicine.

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