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Kidney Disease Evidence & Practice (KDEP)

Kidney disease resources for professionals and patients with an emphasis on scientific basis, evidence based practice and professional guidance and regulation.

NICE & Chronic kidney disease

Fast, easy summary view of NICE guidance on 'chronic kidney disease' Implementation tools and resources See this guidance in practice Patient The summary of the key recommendations in the guidance written for patients, carers and those with little medical knowledge and may be used in local patient information leaflets.

Renal Association Clinical pages

The official pages of the Renal Association, founded over 60 years ago. Longest running professional kidney association.

National Kidney Disease Education Program (NKDEP)

Patient friendly resources and information about kidney disease from the National Kidney Disease Education Program (NKDEP).

Wikipedia on CKD (Chronic kidney disease)

Chronic kidney disease (CKD), also known as chronic renal disease, is a progressive loss in renal function over a period of months or years. The symptoms of worsening kidney function are non-specific, and might include feeling generally unwell and experiencing a reduced appetite.

Kidney Diseases: MedlinePlus

Kidney Diseases, Also called: Renal disease for patients/public

NHS choices-Kidney disease

CKD does not usually cause symptoms until reaching an advanced stage. It is usually detected at earlier stages by blood and urine tests. Main symptoms of advanced kidney disease include: tiredness swollen ankles, feet or hands (due to water retention) shortness of breath nausea blood in the urine Read more about the symptoms of chronic kidney disease.

The Renal Association Education & Training

The Training and Education committee's aims are: Review of educational meetings for RA approval and inclusion in eNews.
Review of educational material for training and CPD for RA approval Review of content and evaluations of RA Advanced Nephrology Course

UK Nephrology & Kidney/Renal Services

Nephrology in the UK
Overview of nephrology and renal services in the UK.

Kidney Research UK Charity for Kidney Disease

To fund life-saving research into kidney disease, to improve the quality of life of those with kidney disorders and to increase public awareness of kidney health.