KDIGO: An International Perspective

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Kidney disease is truly a global epidemic and the Philippines is no exception, with tens of thousands of Filipinos diagnosed and likely even more left unrecognized. The availability of guidelines to assist in the proper management of these patients is truly invaluable and, in the appropriate situation, allows for the further improvement of patient care as well as the amelioration of certain deficiencies in health care delivery. It brings us one step closer to bridging the gap between one’s own personal practice and the implementation of true evidence-based medicine.

The objective of this commentary is not to criticize individual KDIGO