KDOQI (Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative)
NKF KDOQI GUIDELINES

Executive Summaries | Anemia | Hemodialysis | Peritoneal Dialysis |
Vascular Access | Nutrition | CKD 2002 | Dyslipidemias | Bone Metabolism | Hypertension and Antihypertensive Agents | Cardiovascular Disease in Dialysis Patients | History of KDOQI | Pediatric Bone | Anemia 2006 |
Updates 2006

Clinical Practice Guidelines and Clinical Practice Recommendations
2006 Updates
Hemodialysis Adequacy
Peritoneal Dialysis Adequacy
Vascular Access


II.  CLINICAL PRACTICE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR HEMODIALYSIS ADEQUACY

CLINICAL PRACTICE RECOMMENDATION FOR GUIDELINE 1: INITIATION OF DIALYSIS

Certain complications of kidney failure justify initiation of dialysis treatment in patients for whom estimated GFR has not yet decreased to 15 mL/min/1.73 m2 (Table 11).