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Nephrology (Carlton). 2010 Jun;15(4):429-33. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1797.2010.01300.x.

Applying evidence into routine clinical care at a unit level: the exemplar of renal anaemia management.

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  • 1The George Institute for International Health, Renal Division, PO Box 201, Missenden Road, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia. mgallagher@george.org.au

Abstract

Variability in implementing research evidence into clinical practice is widespread, including in the management of patients with kidney disease. There are numerous well-known barriers and facilitators to evidence implementation identified in other clinical settings and a few chronic kidney disease studies. The necessary changes to health systems that support evidence implementation take time to design, apply and to have a measurable effect. Measurement against an agreed standard is fundamental to this process. We use the example of renal anaemia management across a dialysis unit to illustrate an approach to these issues.

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20609094
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