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To organise at least one symposium per year To maintain a human resource directory To maintain a recommended reference/reading directory To facilitate research To be financially viable To liaise with other groups associated with care of patients with renal impairment To facilitate exchange of ideas and information To maintain an international perspective To facilitate training of pharmacists and other health care staff associated with care of patients with renal impairment To respond to educational and training requirements of membership as indicated by annual survey To maintain a renal drug file
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Are you unsure about dosing a particular drug on your renal unit or want to find out information on renal specific protocols? The UKRPG Q&A forum may be able to help. Post a question on the website, fellow renal pharmacists will be notified and may be able to answer your burning question.
Has anyone had any experience in using a depot drug called paliperidone in patients with renal impairment (eGFR stable around 19 - 20)? The renal drug database quotes no experience, however half life is doubled in ESRF. I dont know how well this would translate to a monthly IM dose. To complic ...
Sorry...we cant seem to get to the bottom of this! We use mupirocin nasal ointment on our PD catheters for daily dressing changes and also on our CVC exit site infections. With the shortages again we are revisiting alternatives. From what I can gather plastic PD catheters will crack with mupirocin ...
We have 3 renal transplant patients with squamous cell carcinomas & our cons would like to switch them from tacrolimus to sirolimus. Does anyone have a protocol/guidance they could share on how to do this and what sirolimus levels to aim for? Most of the info I can find is about using sirolimus wit ...