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ASN leads the fight to prevent, treat, and cure kidney diseases throughout the world by educating health professionals and scientists, advancing research and innovation, communicating new knowledge, and advocating for the highest quality care for patients.

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COVID-19 Toolkit for Nephrology Clinicians: Preparing for a Surge

In response to the increasing COVID-19 spread across the United States, the ASN COVID-19 Response Team has curated recommendations from nephrology professionals who were on the front lines early in the COVID-19 pandemic.

The information and resources contained in this Toolkit discuss general considerations across nephrology care settings, outpatient dialysis, dialysis in the acute setting, urgent start peritoneal dialysis, home dialysis, and the care of the transplant patient.

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Hypertension in the Time of the COVID-19 Pandemic: New Issues and Enduring Controversies

from the Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (nephSAP)

In this editorial, Suzanne Oparil, MD, discusses recommendations for continued use of ACE inhibitors/ARBs in COVID-19 patients. Enduring controversies are also addressed, including timing of antihypertensive medication dosing and the impact of diuretic choices on hypertension.

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Nephrologists Transforming Dialysis Safety (NTDS)

Press Contact:
Christine Feheley
Media and Communications
ASN Alliance for Kidney Health
Phone: 202-640-4638
Fax: 202-637-9793