Goal: Discuss how the KDOQI 2006 anemia guidelines differ from previous guidelines, and the implications for nursing practice.
Explain three ways in which the new anemia guidelines differ from previous guidelines.
Describe the rationale for the revised Hb treatment range.
List three action items that nurses may have to undertake to opertionalize the new anemia guidelines.
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