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ERA-EDTA COVID-19 news and information Public Health England

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Articles collected by Transplant Library, Peter Morris Centre for Evidence in Transplantation (CET) Results for COVID-19 08 June 2020
Updated guidance from NHSBT and BTS NHSBT/BTS guidance for clinicians on consent for solid organ transplantation in adults, children and young people and living organ donation in the context of COVID-19 05 June 2020
Twice weekly HD guideline - Lokelma Guidance for clinicians 04 June 2020
Twice weekly HD guideline - Lokelma Changes to your dialysis schedule during COVID Pandemic 04 June 2020
Twice weekly HD guideline - Veltassa Guidance for clinicians 04 June 2020
Twice weekly HD guideline - Veltassa Changes to your dialysis schedule during COVID Pandemic 04 June 2020
Guidance for patients intending to fast during the COVID-19 pandemic The British Islamic Medical Association 24 April 2020
BTS COVID-19 information & guidance BTS information & guidance Updated regularly 
PD Protocol from Kings College Hospital KCH Renal Covid Acute PD on ICU Protocol 20 April 2020
Cases from a dialysis centre in Wuhan reporting 37 COVID-19 cases among 230 haemodialysis patients and 4 cases among 33 staff over a one-month epidemic follow up period. 2019 novel coronavirus disease in hemodialysis (HD) patients: Report from one HD center in Wuhan, China 06 April 2020
A case report of pneumonia in a haemodialysis patient in Zhongshan City of Guangdong province, China. Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pneumonia in a Hemodialysis Patient 06 April 2020
Renal Replacement Therapy guidance General Intensive Care Units Guidelines - renal replacement therapy guidelines 06 April 2020
A rapid dissemination summary report of a facilitated ‘Knowledge Sharing Session’ between UK clinicians with considerable experience of ICU management of COVID-19 infected patients. COVID-19_synthesis of clinical experience in UK intensive care 04 April 2020
Update from NHS England on PPE Guidance on supply and use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) 28 March 2020
Coronavirus: principles for increasing the nursing
workforce in response to exceptional increased
demand in adult critical care
ICU nurse staffing escalation 25 March 2020
COVID experience in Lombady, Italy Practical indications for the prevention and management of SARS‑CoV‑2 in ambulatory dialysis patients: lessons from the first phase of the epidemics in Lombardy 24 March 2020
British Dietetic Association Critical Care Specialist Group Guidance on management of nutrition and dietetic services during the COVID-19 pandemic 23 March 2020
NICE guideline COVID-19 rapid guideline: dialysis service delivery 21 March 2020
Issued jointly by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), Public Health Wales (PHW), Public Health Agency (PHA) Northern Ireland, Health Protection Scotland (HPS) and Public Health England as official guidance. Guidance for infection prevention and control in healthcare settings 18 March 2020
New England Journal of Medicine - collection of articles and resources Coronavirus (Covid-19) Regularly updated
NephJC Collection of trusted resources Regularly updated
Repository for all the information from NHSBT NHSBT advice for clinicians Regularly updated
An open access journal article for kidney specialist on COVID-19 The Novel Coronavirus 2019 Epidemic and Kidneys 06 March 2020
Clinical features of Chinese patients with COVID-19 Clinical features of patients infected with 2019 novel coronavirus in Wuhan, China 06 March 2020
Outstanding recent podcasts on COVID-19, comprising interviews with internationally renowned experts Deep Background with Noah Feldman 06 March 2020


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25th Annual Report

Analyses about the care provided to patients at UK renal centres.

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2022 UKRR AKI Report

A report on the nationwide collection of AKI warning test scores. 

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