Improving CKD-MBD management in haemodialysis patients: Barrier analysis for implementing better practice

Nigel Toussaint, Eugenie Pedagogos, Jennifer Beavis, Gavin Becker, Kevan Polkinghorne, Peter Kerr

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Although clinical guidelines exist for optimal levels of serum markers of chronic kidney disease mineral and bone disorder (CKD-MBD), target parameters are not achieved in many haemodialysis (HD) patients. The reason for this evidence-practice gap is unclear and more information from patients and healthcare professionals is required to improve knowledge transfer. We aimed to determine potential barriers by surveying HD patients and staff about awareness and management of CKD-MBD.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1319 - 1326
Number of pages8
JournalNephrology Dialysis Transplantation
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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