Race and kidney function: The facts and fix amidst the fuss, fuzziness, and fiction

Elsevier, Med, Volume 3, Issue 2, 2022, Pages 93-97, ISSN 2666-6340
Neil R.Powe

Racial profiling and killings of Black persons in 2020 became a lightning rod to combat structural racism in health care. The use of race in clinical algorithms to assess kidney function spurred a passionate and intense debate. Understanding the facts, fuss, fuzziness and fiction is key to fixing the problem.