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Chronic Kidney Disease Management handbook

2 - UnnamedChronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Management in Primary Care 4th edition handbook

We are pleased to release the fourth, and latest, edition of our popular resource 'Chronic Kidney Disease management in primary care’. 

This handbook provides guidance and clinical tips to help you detect, manage, and refer patients in your practice with CKD 

 Download an e-copy of this handbook here.

Why use the handbook? 

  • Easy to use and interactive 
  • Quick reference guide containing all the essential information on detecting and managing CKD 
  • Treatment algorithms 
  • Colour coded staging table 
  • Colour coded clinical action plans outlining goals of management; key management tasks; and frequency of assessment by CKD stage 
  • Medication advice and treatment targets 
  • Management framework for common CKD complications 
  • Nephrology referral guidelines 
  • Links to fact sheets, websites, and other useful resources 

Supporting best-practice evidence-based care 

CKD Management in Primary Care is produced by Kidney Health Australia’s Primary care education advisory committee (PEAK)and endorsed by the Australiaand New Zealand Society of Nephrology (ANZSN), the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) (accepted clinical resource), and the Australian Primary healthcare Nurses Association (APNA). 

Get your copy 

The handbook is available in both digital and hardcopy formats.  The electronic version of the handbook includes hyperlinks to relevant sources of information, links to Kidney Health Australia online resources, as well as page navigation on the contents page.   

  • Download the digital version of the 4th edition handbook here. 
  • Purchase your hardcopy handbook here. 
  • Get the accompanying phone app CKD Go! here. 


The CKD management in Primary Care handbook has been endorsed as a clinical resource by the following organisations: 
ANZSN  RACGP Accepted clinical resource   APNA CPD Endorsed


Other resources for health professionals 

Resources for patients 

Find useful resources, fact sheets and publications for your patients here. 

Our partners 

The work of Kidney Health Australia is generously supported by the following organisations: 

AMGEN   AstraZeneca   Boehringer Ingelheim logo and Lilly logo   Fresenius logo

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