The need for improved uptake of the KDIGO glomerulonephritis guidelines into clinical practice in Canada: a survey of nephrologists

@inproceedings{Barbour2014TheNF,
  title={The need for improved uptake of the KDIGO glomerulonephritis guidelines into clinical practice in Canada: a survey of nephrologists},
  author={Sean J. Barbour and Monica Carol Beaulieu and Jagbir Singh Gill and Gabriela Espino-Hernandez and Heather Naomi Reich and Adeera Levin},
  booktitle={Clinical kidney journal},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND The lack of glomerulonephritis (GN) guidelines has historically contributed to substantial variability in the treatment of GN. We hypothesize that there are barriers to GN guideline implementation leading to incomplete translation of the 2012 KDIGO GN guidelines into patient care, and that current practice patterns deviate from guideline recommendations. METHODS Adult nephrologists in Canada (N = 390) were surveyed using a web-based tool. The survey of 40 questions captured… CONTINUE READING
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