Clinical guidelines
National and international clinical guidelines for the detection and management of kidney and related chronic diseases.


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Australian guidelines


KHA-CARI Guidelines for health professionals

The Kidney Health Australia – Caring for Australasians with Renal Impairment (KHA-CARI) Guidelines seeks to improve the quality of care and outcomes for patients with kidney disease in Australia and New Zealand by facilitating the development and implementation of clinical practice guidelines based on the best available evidence and effectiveness. The Guidelines cover three disease areas; Kidney Disease, Dialysis, and Transplantation. See more about KHA-CARI Guidelines for health professionals on KHA-CARI website.

Reviewed yearly

KHA-CARI Patient and Caregiver Guideline for the Diagnosis and Management of Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease


Chronic Kidney Disease Management in General Practice (3rd edition)


Guidelines for the management of absolute cardiovascular disease risk


Guidelines for the assessment of absolute cardiovascular risk


National Evidence Based Guideline for Diagnosis, Prevention and Management of Chronic Kidney Disease in Type 2 Diabetes (NHMRC)


Guidelines for preventive activities in general practice (8th edition)


National guide to a preventive health assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people (2nd edition)


The Renal Drug Reference Guide



International guidelines


Kidney Disease – Improving Global Outcomes

See KDIGO site

The National Kidney Foundation Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative

See KDOQI site


Other relevant guidelines and resources

Australian websites
Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology 
Australia and New Zealand Dialysis and Transplant Data 
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Australasian Kidney Trials Network 
Australian Bureau of Statistics 
Cochrane Renal Group
National Health and Medical Research Council
Renal Society of Australia
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners 

International websites
British Renal Association
Canadian Society of Nephrology
Cochrane Collaboration
The Cochrane Library
European Renal Best Practice Guidelines
European Renal Association, European Dialysis and Transplant Association
Guidelines International Network
International Federation of Kidney Foundations
International Paediatric Nephrology Association
International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis
Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes
Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative
US National Kidney Foundation
Kidney Health New Zealand

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