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Your daily dose of clinical tips and quips: Proteinuria.
“If, in the past, you've been inclined not to worry about proteinuria in a seemingly normal patient, it's time to start paying attention. In patients with chronic kidney disease, the risk of an adverse outcome worsens 1.5 times for every increase by 1 in a patient's urine protein/creatinine ratio.”
-David J. Polzin, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
From Investigating proteinuric kidney disease