Brief Summary

TITLE:
Morbidity and mortality of dialysis

SOURCE(S):
NIH Consens Statement 1993 Nov 1-3;11(2):1-33 [0 references]

ADAPTATION:
Not applicable: Guideline was not adapted from another source.

RELEASE DATE:
1993

MAJOR RECOMMENDATIONS:

CLINICAL ALGORITHM(S):
None provided

DEVELOPER(S):
Office of Medical Applications of Research (OMAR) - Federal Government Agency [U.S.]

COMMITTEE:
Consensus Development Panel

GROUP COMPOSITION:
A nonadvocate, non-Federal 13-member panel representing the fields of general medicine,
nephrology, pediatrics, biostatistics, nutrition, and nursing as well as the public.

Names of Panel Members: C. Craig Tisher, M.D.; Christine P. Bastl, M.D.; Bruce R. Bistrian, M.D.; Russell Chesney, M.D.; Cecil Coggins, M.D.; Marie Diener-West, Ph.D.; Darrell D. Fanestil, M.D.; Jared Grantham, M.D.; Robert Kunau, M.D.; Robert G. Luke, M.D.; Sandra L. Madison, R.N.; Manuel Martinez-Maldonado, M.D.; Richard Salick

ENDORSER(S):
Not stated

GUIDELINE STATUS:
This is the current release of the guideline.

This guideline has been reviewed by the developers within the last 5 years and is still considered to be current.

An update is not in progress.

GUIDELINE AVAILABILITY:
Electronic copies: Available from the NIH Consensus Development Conference Program Web site at
http://odp.od.nih.gov/consensus.

Print copies: Single copies are available from the NIH Consensus Development Program Information Center, PO Box 2577, Kensington, MD 20891; Tollfree phone (in U.S.), 1-888-NIH-CONSENSUS.

COMPANION DOCUMENTS:
None available

PATIENT RESOURCES:
Not stated

NGC STATUS:
This summary was completed by ECRI on August 1, 1998. The information was verified by the guideline developer on December 1, 1998.

COPYRIGHT STATEMENT:
No copyright restrictions apply.