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“Spectrum (characteristics) of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) with increasing age in a major metropolitan renal service.”

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Authors: Usman Mahmood, Helen G. Healy, Adrian Kark, Anne Cameron, Zaimin Wang, Rajitha Abeysekera and Wendy E. Hoy. BMC Nephrology: Open Access – full pdf   Background: Aim of our study is to describe, in people with CKD, the demographic and clinical characteristics and outcomes with  increasing age. The prevalence of CKD in Western populations, where […]

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Whats happening: CKD.QLD Registry Study – Princess Alexandra site closure [January 2018]

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As of January 2018, the Princess Alexandra Hospital [PAH] Renal Service has withdrawn from participation in the CKD.QLD Registry study. This was an operational decision by their Executive to not direct further resources to the project. Participation of other renal services across the state remains unchanged. CKD.QLD sincerely thanks all PAH participants and the staff […]

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Whats happening: The NHMRC CKD Centre of Research Excellence

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https://cre-ckd.centre.uq.edu.au/ The Centre for Research Excellence in Chronic Kidney Disease is the only one of its kind in Australia. Our mission is to advance knowledge about chronic kidney disease and its management across the health care spectrum, in order to improve patient outcomes.

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“CKD.QLD: establishment of a chronic kidney disease [CKD] registry in Queensland, Australia.”

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Authors: Sree K. Venuthurupalli, Wendy E. Hoy, Helen G. Healy, Anne Cameron and Robert G. Fassett, on behalf of the CKD.QLD Collaborative. To download publication:  BMC Nephrology (2017) 18:189 Background: Chronic kidney disease [CKD] is recognised as a global public health problem. Until recently, the majority of information informing on CKD has been generated from […]

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“Patient satisfaction with nurse-led chronic kidney disease clinics: a multi-centre evaluation.”

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Authors: Sonya Coleman, Kathryn Havas, Susanne Ersham, Cassandra Stone, Berndatte Taylor, Anne Graham, Lorraine Bublitz, Louise Purtell, Ann Bonner 2017 Journal_of_Renal_Care_Pt Satisfaction nurse led CKD clinic Background: There is growing international evidence that nurse-led chronic kidney disease (CKD) clinics provide a comprehensive approach to achieving clinical targets effective in slowing the progression of CKD. Across […]

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“International Network of Chronic Kidney Disease cohort studies (iNET-CKD): a global network of chronic kidney disease cohorts.”

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Authors: Thomas Dienemann, Naohiko Fujii, Paula Orlandi, Lisa Nessel, Susan L. Furth, Wendy E. Hoy, Seiichi Matsuo, Gert Mayer, Shona Methven, Franz Schaefer, Elke S. Schaeffner, Laura Solá, Bénédicte Stengel, Christoph Wanner, Luxia Zhang, Adeera Levin, Kai-Uwe Eckardt and Harold I. Feldman. *Please see the article for affiliations. iNET.CKD artilce. BMC_Nephrology_ Sept 2016 Background: Chronic […]

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“A randomized controlled trial protocol testing a decision support intervention for older patients with advanced kidney disease.”

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Authors: Leanne Brown, Glenn Gardner & Ann Bonner Brown_et_al-2016-Journal_of_Advanced_Nursing Aim:  To assess the effectiveness of a decision support intervention using a pragmatic single blind Randomized Controlled Trial. Background: Worldwide the proportion of older people (aged 65 years and over) is rising. This population is known to have a higher prevalence of chronic diseases including chronic […]

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“WHICH PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE HAVE THE GREATEST SYMPTOM BURDEN? A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF ADVANCED CKD STAGE AND DIALYSIS MODALITY”

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Authors: Hayfa Almutary, Ann Bonner and Clint Douglas Almutary_et_al-2016-Journal_of_Renal_Care Background: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) leads to a range of symptoms, which are often under-recognised and little is known about the multidimensional symptom experience in advanced CKD. Objectives: To examine (1) symptom burden at CKD stages 4 and 5, and dialysis modalities, and (2) demographic and […]

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“Multidimensional symptom clusters: an exploratory factor analysis in advanced chronic kidney disease.”

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Authors: Hayfa ALMUTARY,  Clint DOUGLAS & Ann BONNER ( 2016 ) Journal of Advanced Nursing 72(10), 2389–2400. doi: 10.1111/jan.12997 Almutary_et_al-2016-Journal_of_Advanced_Nursing Aims: To explore the existence of symptom clusters in advanced chronic kidney disease. Background: People with chronic kidney disease commonly report multiple symptoms. However, the complex relationships among these symptoms are still poorly understood. Design:  […]

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Dietary Patterns and Clinical Outcomes in Chronic Kidney Disease: The CKD.QLD Nutrition Study.

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ckd-qld-nutrition-study_jrn2016 Authors: Shu Ning Wai, Jaimon T. Kelly, David W. Johnson, and Katrina L. Campbell Objective: Emerging evidence suggests that dietary patterns are associated with survival in people with chronic kidney disease (CKD). This study evaluated the relationship between dietary habits and renal-related clinical outcomes in an established CKD cohort. Design: Prospective cohort study.ckd-qld-nutrition-study_jrn2016 Setting: […]

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