The University of Queensland, Safe Water Summit - A safe, sustainable water supply for remote-living Indigenous Australians; November 2018

Please find a list of abstracts here

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Brisbane Diamantina Health Partners (BDHP), Health Services Research Symposium; November 2018

"The new focus on chronic kidney disease and the role for large administrative datasets in enabling research." Oral presentation. PDF

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American Society of Nephrology [ASN] Kidney Week; October 2018

"Determining the association of allopurinol prescription on progression of renal dysfunction and progression to renal replacement therapy in patients with chronic kidney disease [CKD]." Poster presentation. PDF

"Impact of cardiovascular events on mortality and decline of renal function in patients with chronic kidney disease." Poster presentation. PDF 

"Frequency and consequences of acute kidney injury in patients with chronic kidney disease in public nephrology practices in Queensland, Australia." Poster presentation. PDF

Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology [ANZSN]; September 2018

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"Assessing the impact of hyperuricaemia, gout and allopurinol treatment on progression of renal function in patients with chronic kidney disease." Oral presentation.

"Cardiovascular events do not accelerate decline of renal function in patients with chronic kidney disease." Oral presentation.

"Factors that influence hospitalisations in patients with chronic kidney disease." Oral presentation.

"Cardiovascular events increase the risk of mortality in patients with chronic kidney disease." Oral presentation.

"Does the type of intervention for ischaemic heart disease impact on mortality and morbidity in patients with chronic kidney disease?" Oral presentation.

"Chronic kidney disease: who are the high cost users of hospital care?" Oral presentation.

"Profile of patients in a renal specialty practice in metropolitan Sydney, utilizing Audit4: are they different?" Oral presentation.

"Chronic kidney disease is not characterized solely by those starting renal replacement therapy." Oral presentation.

"The end of the CKD journey – RRT or death without RRT: The CKD.QLD experience." Oral presentation.

"Acute kidney injury in patients with chronic kidney disease in public nephrology practices in Queensland." Oral presentation.

"CKD.QLD: profile and long-term outcomes of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander (A&TSI) people with chronic kidney disease (ckd) from Darling Downs, Queensland." Oral presentation.

"CKD.QLD: Association of monoclonal gammopathies and chronic kidney disease." Oral presentation.

"Characteristics, mortality and renal outcomes of Pacific Islander and Maori patients with diabetes and CKD who receive specialist nephrology care." Poster presentation.

"Characteristics, mortality and renal outcomes of ATSI patients with diabetes and CKD who receive specialist nephrology care." Oral presentation.

"Chronic kidney disease patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease or other inheritable kidney disease have distinct characteristics and higher associated healthcare." Poster presentation.

Human Genetics Society of Australia (HGSA), 42nd Annual Scientific Meeting; August 2018

"Chronic Kidney Disease patients with Inheritable Kidney Disease have higher associated healthcare costs." Poster presentation. PDF

2017

American Society of Nephrology (ASN); October 2017

"Body mass index (BMI) with mortality and institution of renal replacement therapy (RRT) in an Australian population with chronic kidney disease (CKD)." PDF

"Global variation in blood pressure control and anti-hypertensive therapy in CKD patients with hypertension." PDF

Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology [ANZSN]; September 2017

"CKD.QLD: Relationship between smoking and chronic kidney disease in the Darling Downs region, Queensland."  PDF

"Chronic kidney disease and health care utilisation: insights from health data linkage in Queensland." PDF

"Body mass index in an Australian population with chronic kidney disease." PDF

"Rates and characteristics of Acute Kidney Injury in an Australian CKD Registry." PDF

2016

American Society of Nephrology [ASN]; November 2016

“Heterogeneity of chronic kidney disease with age in a major metropolitan public renal practice in Queensland, Australia.”   ASN2016_Usman_Heterogeneity_FINAL.4

“The characteristics of patients with Chronic Kidney Disease in 3 major public renal services of Queensland, Australia: data from the CKD.QLD Registry.”  ASN2016_Wendy_CKD QLD_FINAL.1

“Development of Renal Disease in Aboriginal People in a Remote Australian Community: a Probable Model of Oligonephronia.”  ASN2016_Wendy_Progression-FINAL

“The Rise of Kidney and Related Chronic Diseases in Remote-Living Australian Aboriginal People in the Context of Epidemiologic and Health Transition.”  ASN2016_Wendy_TransMortality_FINAL

Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology [ANZSN]; September 2016

“Effects of bariatric procedures on renal and non-renal parameters in obese CKD patients.”  ANZSN 2016_Ismail_Bariatric_Final.1

“The NHMRC Chronic Kidney Disease Centre of Research Excellence [CKD.CRE] 2015-2019: the first year.”  ANZSN2016_CKD.CRE_Final.5_DOI 10.13140RG.2.2.15781.09447

“Quality biobanking of chronic kidney disease specimens.”  ANZSN2016_Gobe_CKD.CRE Biobank_FINAL

“If the mountain doesn’t come to you….you go to the mountain; Improving CKD outcomes in an aboriginal population.”  ANZSN2016_Krishna_Telehealth_Final.1

“Comparison of different definitions of chronic kidney desease [CKD] progression in patients in a metropolitan public renal practice in Queensland, Australia.” ANZSN2016_Rajitha_Definitions_FINAL.4

“Factors associated with chronic kidney disease [CKD] progression, by different definitions, in patients in a Queensland metropolitan public renal practice.”   ANZSN2016_Rajitha_Factors_FINAL.2

“Comparing those with chronic kidney disease [CKD] planned for renal supportive care [RSC] and those for renal replacement therapy [RRT].  ANZSN2016_Rawlings_RRTvsRSC_FINAL

“Timing of Renal Supportive Care [RSC] decision making in patients with advanced chronic kidney disease [CKD]: effect on hospitalisations and place of death.”  ANZSN2016_Rawlings_RSC Decision_FINAL.1

“Risk factors for starting renal replacement therapy [RRT] and for mortality in CKD.QLD patients.”  ANZSN2016_Wang1_Risk Factors_FINAL

“The prevalence and characteristics of Acute Interstitial Nephritis [AIN] and Pyelonephritis in patients with Chronic Kidney Disease [CKD].”  ANZSN2016_Wilson_AIN_FINAL.1

“The association between Cancer and Acute Tubular Necrosis [ATN] in patients with Chronic Kidney Disease.”  ANZSN2016_Wilson_ATN_FINAL.1

“Characteristics of CKD.QLD patients by Index of Relative Socio-Economic Disadvantage [IRSD].”  ANZSN2016_Zaimin_IRSD_FINAL

“An overview of patients with chronic kidney disease, and their outcomes, in the Australian CKD.QLD Registry [2011-2016].”  ANZSN2016_Zhang_Overview poster_FINAL

“Queensland Glomerulonephritis Registry.” ANZSN2106_Dev_GN_Registry_FINAL

European Renal Association/European Dialysis and Transplant Association [ERA/EDTA]; September 2016

“Patient Satisfaction with Nurse-Led Chronic Kidney Disease Clinics: A Multi-site Quality Improvement Study.”  Patient Satisfaction EDTNA Poster final

Renal Society of Australasia [RSA]; June 2016

“An innovative model of improving access to renal specialist care: one rural centre’s experience with a Nurse Practitioner [NP]-led chronic kidney disease [CKD] telehealth service.”  RSA2016_Andrea_FINAL_DOI 10.13140RG.2.2.15695.07841

“Chronic Kidney Disease Self-Management: A Validation Study in Vietnamese Language.”  RSA2016_FINAL Nguyet Nguyen CKD-SM 16062016

“Kidney Knowledge Survey: A Validation Study in Vietnamese Language.”  RSA2016_FINAL Nguyet Nguyen KiKS 16062016

“A feasibility study to track the last 12 months of life in chronic kidney disease patients: Baseline characteristics.”  CKD Pt Tracking Study_Poster PPT Final 15-6-16