AKI and Covid-19

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The current advice for COVID-19 for patients with kidney disease is on the Kidney Care UK website. 

Clinical Practice Guidelines on renal replacement therapy for critically ill patients can be find here

NICE has published a new COVID-19 rapid guideline on acute kidney injury (AKI), which can be accessed here

Clinical guide for acute kidney injury in hospitalised patients with COVID-19 outside the intensive care unit during the coronavirus pandemic can be found here

This will be updated as required. There is a direct link to this on the RA COVID-19 web page also.
Please can you read this so that we have consistency of advice across the community and direct patients to it for further information.