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Clinical Standards In Paediatric Nephrology

BAPN Sub-Committee for Clinical Standards and Guidelines Members 1/6/12:

Chair, and link to the RA CPG CommitteeDr Jan Dudley
Chair of the Registry CommitteeDr Manish Sinha
Ordinary MemberDr Meeta Malik
Ordinary MemberDr Lyda Jadresic
Co-opted executive member of the BAPN executiveDr Daljit Hothi
The Communications officer for the BAPNDr Andy Lunn
The trainee representativeDr Jelena Stojanovic

Definitions:

  • Standards are descriptions of clinical practice and patient outcome to which values and judgements can be attached either by professionals or lay people.  They are used to evaluate and distinguish good practice from poor.
  • Guidelines are statements or pathways describing optimal contemporary clinical practice that are based on evidence and collective expert opinion, and generalisable to a group of patients. These are drawn up to assist clinicians in formulating treatment plans for an individual patient.
  • Advice on guideline writing can be found on the Guideline writing page.
  • Standards and guidelines together are tools linked to audit and research, and are used in the critical analysis of past practice and the setting of targets for the future.

BAPN guidelines in development (or being updated), and their respective leads

Peritoneal DialysisChris Reid
Peritoneal Dialysis AccessCarol Inward
HaemodialysisDaljit Hothi
Bone MetabolismRukshana Shroff
Renal Transplantation - assessment of the recipientJan Dudley
Renal Transplant - post-operative careHeather Maxwell
AnaemiaJonathan Evans

Guidelines open to consultation

None at present

BAPN Guidelines, Standards and Documents

Standard Renal Biopsy: Farida Hussain