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Renal Association Clinical Practice Guidelines

  1. Some people who are receiving dialysis treatment have virus infection such as hepatitis B, hepatitis C and/or HIV that is present in their blood. These infections can be transmitted to other patients if blood ...

    Authors: Elizabeth Garthwaite, Veena Reddy, Sam Douthwaite, Simon Lines, Kay Tyerman and James Eccles

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:388

    Content type: Guidelines

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  2. This guideline is written primarily for doctors and nurses working in dialysis units and related areas of medicine in the UK, and is an update of a previous version written in 2009. It aims to provide guidance...

    Authors: Damien Ashby, Natalie Borman, James Burton, Richard Corbett, Andrew Davenport, Ken Farrington, Katey Flowers, James Fotheringham, R. N. Andrea Fox, Gail Franklin, Claire Gardiner, R. N. Martin Gerrish, Sharlene Greenwood, Daljit Hothi, Abdul Khares, Pelagia Koufaki…

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:379

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  3. Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD) is thought to affect about 1 in 1000 people in the UK. ADPKD causes a progressive decline in kidney function, with kidney failure tending to occur in middle...

    Authors: Jan Dudley, Paul Winyard, Matko Marlais, Oliver Cuthell, Tess Harris, Jiehan Chong, John Sayer, Daniel P. Gale, Lucy Moore, Kay Turner, Sarah Burrows and Richard Sandford

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:148

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  4. This report comments on the relevance and utility of the recently published (2017) KDIGO Clinical Practice Guideline Update for the diagnosis, evaluation, prevention and treatment of mineral bone disease in pa...

    Authors: James O. Burton, David J. Goldsmith, Nicki Ruddock, Rukshana Shroff and Mandy Wan

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2018 19:240

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  5. Anaemia is a commonly diagnosed complication among patients suffering with chronic kidney disease. If left untreated, it may affect patient quality of life. There are several causes for anaemia in this patient...

    Authors: Ashraf Mikhail, Christopher Brown, Jennifer Ann Williams, Vinod Mathrani, Rajesh Shrivastava, Jonathan Evans, Hayleigh Isaac and Sunil Bhandari

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2017 18:345

    Content type: Correspondence

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  6. These guidelines cover all aspects of the care of patients who are treated with peritoneal dialysis. This includes equipment and resources, preparation for peritoneal dialysis, and adequacy of dialysis (both i...

    Authors: Graham Woodrow, Stanley L. Fan, Christopher Reid, Jeannette Denning and Andrew Neil Pyrah

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2017 18:333

    Content type: Correspondence

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  7. These guidelines cover the care of patients from the period following kidney transplantation until the transplant is no longer working or the patient dies. During the early phase prevention of acute rejection ...

    Authors: Richard J. Baker, Patrick B. Mark, Rajan K. Patel, Kate K. Stevens and Nicholas Palmer

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2017 18:174

    Content type: Correspondence

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