NKF K/DOQI GUIDELINES 2000
 
 

GUIDELINES FOR ANEMIA OF CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

NOTE: The citation for these guidelines should read as follows: National Kidney Foundation. K/DOQI Clinical Practice Guidelines for Anemia of Chronic Kidney Disease, 2000. Am J Kidney Dis 37:S182-S238, 2001 (suppl 1)

Acronyms and Abbreviations

Abbreviation Term   Abbreviation Term
AIDS acquired immune deficiency syndrome  

Hgb

hemoglobin
BSA body surface area  

IP

intraperitoneal
CAPD continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis  

IV

intravenous
CBC complete blood count  

LVH

left ventricular hypertrophy
CKD chronic kidney disease  

PD

peritoneal dialysis
CRF chronic renal failure  

PET

positron-emission tomography

EPO

erythropoietin  

PMMA

polymethylmethacrylate

ESRD

end-stage renal disease  

PTFE

polytetrafluoroethylene
FDA Food and Drug Administration  

RBC

red blood cell

Fe

iron  

SC

subcutaneous
GFR glomerular filtration rate  

SLE

systemic lupus erythematosus

HCFA Health Care Financing Administration  

TIBC

total iron binding capacity
Hct hematocrit  

TSAT

transferrin saturation
      USRDS United States Renal Data System

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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