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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As of January 2018, the Princess Alexandra Hospital [PAH] Renal Service has withdrawn from participation in the CKD.QLD Registry study.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

by 442 views 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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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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“An overview of patients with chronic kidney disease, and their outcomes, in the Australian CKD.QLD registry [2011-2016].”

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Telehealth in CKD management: “If the mountain doesn’t come to you, you go to the mountain. Improving CKD outcomes in an aboriginal population”.

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“Quality biobanking of chronic kidney disease specimens

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Chronic Kidney Disease in Queensland – Registry Study

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Chronic Kidney Disease in Queensland (CKD.QLD) was established in September 2009 with the  purpose of supporting a better understanding of kidney disease within the State (estimated at 13% of the adult population). Queensland Health, through which most Queenslanders receive care, is the sole public health provider. CKD.QLD works in collaboration with all Queensland Health public […]

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