Apps and Other Resources for Your Practice


Click on the links below to access these apps for your mobile device.

  • Dialysis of Drugs - This resource provides concise, easy-to-use information on the dialyzability of drugs in patients receiving hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis.
  • KDIGO Clinical Guidelines for Kidney Disease - An iPad app of the newly released Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) Clinical Guidelines for Kidney Disease. Future phases of the app will include availability on the iPhone and Android platforms. KDIGO also plans to develop the app into a tool that can apply its science-based recommendations to specific patient-centered treatment plans.
  • iChoose Kidney - This mobile app and corresponding website - - serve as a decision support tool for nephrologists, primary care physicians, social workers, nurses, and/or patient educators to use with ESRD patients to help improve informed decision making for kidney failure treatment options. Risk prediction models for mortality on dialysis or kidney transplantation are presented.
  • Medical Calculator - Need to calculate an eGFR, determine a Kt/V, or calculate peritoneal dialysis (PD) adequacy? This app can help. The app provides a vast number of calculations and decision trees within the field of nephrology including PD, chronic kidney disease, acute kidney injury, fluid and electrolytes, hemodialyisis, and transplant.

Online Tools

  • AHRQ Safety Program for ESRD Facilities – Toolkit - This free toolkit, which includes educational videos, comprises four modules that help clinicians caring for dialysis patients follow clinical best practices, create a culture of safety, use checklists and other audit tools, and engage patients and their families in infection prevention practices.
  • HealthyNurse™ Health Risk Appraisal - Developed by the American Nurses Association in collaboration with Pfizer, this tool enables nurses to compare their health, safety, and wellness to the overall U.S. population and other nurses within demographic categories, including nursing specialty. The HIPAA-compliant online survey also allows nurses to assess workplace risks.
  • New Beginnings: A Discussion Guide for Living Well With Diabetes - Developed by the National Diabetes Education Program, the New Beginnings online resource is designed to help address the emotional impact of diabetes in diabetes education and support groups. Use New Beginnings to teach skills such as goal setting, managing stress, problem solving, overcoming self-doubt, and communicating with family members and health care providers.