VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guidelines
Management of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) (2019)
The guideline describes the critical decision points in the Management of Chronic Kidney Disease and provides clear and comprehensive evidence based recommendations incorporating current information and practices for practitioners throughout the DoD and VA Health Care systems. The guideline is intended to improve patient outcomes and local management of patients with chronic kidney disease.
Disclaimer:This Clinical Practice Guideline is intended for use only as a tool to assist a clinician/healthcare professional and should not be used to replace clinical judgment.
The Guideline is formatted as four clinical algorithms and 35 evidence-based recommendations:
Module A - Screening for CKD and Initial Assessment
Module B - Evaluation for AKI or New Decline in Renal Function
Module C - Evaluation for CKD
Module D - Management of Patients with CKD Requiring Iodinated Contrast