Implementation of the Dialysis Outcomes Quality Initiative Vascular Access Guidelines.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

To better care for patients with chronic renal failure and end-stage renal disease, the National Kidney Foundation has published a set of Clinical Guidelines, the Dialysis Outcomes Quality Initiative, based on current available evidence and, where such evidence is lacking, the expert opinions of current leaders in vascular access research. These Guidelines were developed to standardize the care of chronic renal failure and end-stage renal disease patients. This report describes some of the more important aspects of these recommendations and the authors' implementation strategies.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kovalik, EC; Schwab, SJ

Published Date

  • January 1999

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 6 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 14 - 17

PubMed ID

  • 9925145

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1073-4449

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s1073-4449(99)70003-8


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States