This 3rd edition of is the synthesis of the evolving evidence that the management of kidney disease matters.
The Kidney Check Australia Task Force (KCAT) - now in its 13th year - has produced this handbook in the hope that practitioners will find the recommendations helpful in individuals at risk or with kidney disease and above all be inspired to identify kidney disease in their patients.
The handook is available as a PDF download - order hard copy using the specific Order Form> for this purpose. Email your form with your contact details to KCAT@kidney.org.au - overseas orders not taken.
Our Kidney Check Australia Taskforce is a highly regarded group which manages our education program for health professionals. It aims to improve the knowledge and understanding of 'who and how' to screen for kidney disease.
KCAT collaborates with kidney specialists, GPs, practice nurses, pharmacists and allied health professionals to provide a series of workshop modules - FREE to Medicare Locals. More at kcat.org.au or firstname.lastname@example.org
Electricity & Home Dialysis This summary provides basic information for ANZ/AS3003, which is the standard that governs electricity regulations pertaining to home dialysis, for both home haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis.
Home dialysis units should be aware of their responsibilities related to this & other standards.
Disclaimer: The intent of this document is to provide information to renal units. Information presented is an interpretation of relevant Australian Standards Legislation as at February 2012.
Kidney Health Australia and Home Dialysis Advisory Committee hold no responsibility for changes to the legislation. The legislation does not necessarily reflect the views of Kidney Health Australia or the Home Dialysis Advisory Committee. Electrical installers must obtain original copies of all legislation.
KIDNEY HEALTH INFORMATION SERVICE
For people living with, or affected by kidney disease
Or email your enquiry to KHIS@kidney.org.au
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