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Qual Saf Health Care 17:79 doi:10.1136/qshc.2007.023325
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Practice guidelines for haemodialysis in Egypt

  1. Dr M F Allam, Department of Community, Environmental and Occupational Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Abbassia 11566, Cairo, Egypt; fm2faahm{at}uco.es
  • Accepted 17 September 2007

End-stage renal disease is one of the main health problems in Egypt. Currently, haemodialysis represents the main mode for treatment of chronic kidney disease stage 5 (CKD5), previously called end-stage renal disease or chronic renal failure.

Applying international guidelines for haemodialysis in Egypt might not be suitable or feasible, because of different health systems and lack of resources. Previously, the Egyptian Society of Nephrology has developed management guidelines for haemodialysis, especially cornering personnel items. This called for developing the …

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