What is it about?

We outline the magnitude of the surge of COVID19 patients with AKI or ESRD and the tremendous strain on resources, both in terms of personnel and dialysis capability. Our response to this surge is documented.

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Why is it important?

Since New York was the epicenter of the C19 cases in the USA, our experience might be helpful for other centers facing the same problem


A careful and coordinated data-driven approach is essential to tackling the surge of patients during a pandemic. Multiple stakeholders including nephrologists, nursing, supply chain and industry need to come together to provide a meaningful response

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This page is a summary of: Disaster Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic for Patients with Kidney Disease in New York City, Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, June 2020, American Society of Nephrology, DOI: 10.1681/asn.2020040520.
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