CARI Guidelines

Caring for Australian and New Zealanders with Kidney Impairment


CARI Guidelines is the Australia and New Zealand guideline developers in nephrology.
CARI Guidelines develop guidelines focused on the clinical management of patients with chronic kidney disease, including patients on dialysis and transplant recipients.
CARI Guidelines is an externally funded research program within the University of Sydney, with support of supported by the Australian Living Evidence Collaboration and competitive research grants.

For RACP fellows:

Please note that time spent reading the CARI guidelines may be used to claim CPD points. The claiming of CPD points reflects that the activity spent reading these guidelines contributes to professional development. If the activity is primarily education, then “Category One – Educational Activities – Reading” with evidence for reading such as the RACP Reading, Watching, Listening Log may be used.

Clinical Practice Guidelines

CARI guidelines develop clinical practice guidelines for the management of chronic kidney disease in Australia and New Zealand. Providing recommendations for care based on the best available evidence.


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Published guidelines focused on chronic kidney disease, dialysis, transplantation, and acute kidney injury


Published patient and caregiver guidelines


Current guidelines, research and the living evidence project