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Standards and Guidelines Committee

Stanley Fan (UK)

Standards and Guidelines Commitee Chair

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Mandate

  • To foster the development of ISPD-endorsed, evidence-based clinical guidelines for peritoneal dialysis with the intention of improving the practice of the modality
  • Where sufficiently rigorous data are not available for guidelines, to provide guidance on best demonstrated practice based on expert opinion and the best available information to provide standards of care.

Membership

Generic Membership

  • A minimum of 4 physicians: one European, one North American, one Asian and one Latin-American (including the Chair)
  • A nurse and renal dietitian available for particular issues.
  • Paediatric representative

Chair

  • As appointed by the President of ISPD

Vice Chair

  • Franz Schaefer, MD, Germany

Sub-Committee Members

  • Judith Bernardini, RN, USA
  • Edwina Brown, DM FRCP, UK
  • Flavia Caputo, MD, Italy
  • Ana Figueiredo, PhD, RN, Brazil
  • David Johnson, MD, Australia
  • Philip Li, MD, Hong Kong
  • Wai C. Lye, MD, Singapore
  • Valerie Price, RN, Canada
  • S Ramalakshmi, MD, India
  • Tao Wang, MD, China

In Progress Guidelines and Standards

  • Clinical Practice Guidelines for Peritoneal Access
  • Sclerosis: Position Paper for ISPD
  • Management and Treatment of Peritoneal Dialysis Related Infections

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Peritoneal Access

Working Group

Ana Figueiredo, Bak-Leong Goh, Sarah Jenkins, David W.
Johnson, Robert Mactier (co-chair), Santhanam Ramalakshmi, Badri
Shrestha, Dirk Struijk, Martin Wilke (chair)

Status

Under review, look for electronic version on line in near future

Encapsulating Peritoneal Sclerosis: Position Paper for ISPD

Working Group

Edwina Brown (chair), Wim van Biesen, Fredric O.
Finkelstein, Helen Hurst, David W. Johnson, Hideki Kawanishi, Roberto
Pecoits-Filho, Graham Woodrow

Status

Accepted, in press, look for electronic version on line in near future.

Management and Treatment of Peritoneal Dialysis Related Infections

Working Group

Philip K. T. Li (Chair), C.C. Szeto (Co-Chair), Beth
Piraino, Judith Bernardini, Ana Figueiredo, Amit Gupta, David Johnson,
E. J. Kuijper, Wai Choong Lye, [Piraino, Beth] William Salzer, Franz
Schaefer.

Status

In progress, completion date anticipated as 2010.
 

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