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Chronic kidney disease in adults [QS5]

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Statement: 1

Adults with, or at risk of, chronic kidney disease (CKD) have eGFRcreatinine and albumin:creatinine ratio (ACR) testing at the frequency agreed with their healthcare professional. [2011, updated 2017]

Quality standard measure: Proportion of adults with CKD who had ACR testing at the frequency agreed with their healthcare professional.
What was measured: Proportion of patients on the CKD register whose notes have a record of a urine albumin:creatinine ratio (or protein:creatinine ratio) test in the preceding 12 months.
Data collection end: March 2018
37.2%
Number that met the criteria: 592940 / 1593368
Area covered: England
Source: Indicators no longer in QOF (INLIQ)

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Statement: 2

Adults with chronic kidney disease (CKD) have their blood pressure maintained within the recommended range. [2011, updated 2017]

Quality standard measure: Proportion of adults with CKD without diabetes and with an ACR below 70 mg/mmol whose systolic blood pressure is between 120–139 mmHg and their diastolic blood pressure below 90 mmHg.
What was measured: Proportion of patients on the CKD register in whom the last blood pressure reading (measured in the preceding 12 months) is 140/85 mmHg or less.
Data collection end: March 2018
65.5%
Number that met the criteria: 1043942 / 1593368
Area covered: England
Source: Indicators no longer in QOF (INLIQ)

Quality standard measure: Proportion of adults with CKD and diabetes whose systolic blood pressure is between 120–129 mmHg and their diastolic blood pressure below 80 mmHg.
What was measured: Proportion of people with CKD stage 3 to 5 with diabetes who had a below target blood pressure reading recorded.
Data collection end: June 2016
29.2%
Area covered: England and Wales
Source: National Chronic Kidney Disease Audit.

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