Chronic Kidney Disease in the Elderly

Jessica W. Weiss, Tyler B. Woodell

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


This chapter will review core questions and concepts of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in older adults including physiological changes associated with aging, identification and epidemiology of CKD in older populations, and differences in manifestations and management that directly affect the care of older individuals with abnormal kidney function.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationChronic Kidney Disease, Dialysis, and Transplantation
Subtitle of host publicationA Companion to Brenner and Rector’s The Kidney
ISBN (Electronic)9780323529785
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018


  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Elderly
  • Geriatric
  • Nephrology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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