Application of NKF-K/DOQI Clinical Practice Guidelines for Bone Metabolism and Disease: changes of clinical practices and their effects on outcomes and quality standards in three haemodialysis units.

@article{Arenas2006ApplicationON,
  title={Application of NKF-K/DOQI Clinical Practice Guidelines for Bone Metabolism and Disease: changes of clinical practices and their effects on outcomes and quality standards in three haemodialysis units.},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Dolores Arenas and Fernando {\'A}lvarez-Ude and Mar{\'i}a Teresa Gil and Antonio Soriano and Juan Jos{\'e} Egea and Isabel Mill{\'a}n and Ma Luisa Amoedo and Salom{\'e} Muray and Mar{\'i}a Antonia Carret{\'o}n},
  journal={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association},
  year={2006},
  volume={21 6},
  pages={1663-8}
}
BACKGROUND The K/DOQI Clinical Practice Guidelines for Bone Metabolism and Disease in Chronic Kidney Disease was published in October 2003. The objective of this study was to analyse the effect of the application of those guidelines on clinical practices and on the achievement of bone disease targets and quality standards. METHODS We included in the study 342 patients dialysed in our three HD units during 2003 and 2004. Starting October 2003, the K-DOQI recommendations were introduced into… CONTINUE READING

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