NEWS AND VIEWS

CKD SURVEILLANCE

CKD.QLD

International CKD surveillance (iNET.CKD)

  • Dienemann T, Fujii  N, Orlandi P, Nessel, L, Furth SL, Hoy WE, Matsuo S, Mayer, G, Methven S, Schaefer F, Schaeffner ES, Sola L, Stengel B, Wanner C, Zhang L, Levin A, Eckardt K and Feldman HI. International Network of Chronic Kidney Disease cohort studies (iNET-CKD): a global network of chronic kidney disease cohorts. BMC Nephrology (2016) 17:121

BIOMARKER RESEARCH

  • Ellis RJ, Joshi A, Ng KL, Francis RS, Gobe GC, Wood ST. Optimising assessment of kidney function when managing localised renal masses. Medical Journal of Australia (2017(3)). DOI: 10.5694/mja17.00161

Acute kidney injury

  • Succar L, Pianta TJ, Davidson T, Pickering JW, and Endre ZH. Subclinical chronic kidney disease modifies the diagnosis of experimental acute kidney injury. Kidney International (2017), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.kint.2017.02.030  
  • Wilson GJ, Kark A, Francis LP, Hoy WE, Healy HG, and Mallett AJ. The increasing rates of acute interstitial nephritits in Australia: a single centre case series. BMC Nephrology (2017) 18:329 DOI 10.1186/s12882-017-0747-7.

Renal genetics

  • Mallett A, Patel C, Maier B, McGaughran J, Gabbett M, Takasato M, Cameron A, Trnka P, Alexander SI, Rangan G, Tchan MC, Caruana GJ, Quinlan C, McCarthy HJ, Hyland V,  Hoy WE, Wolvetang E, Taft R, Simons C, Healy HG and Little M. A protocol for the identification and validation of novel genetic causes of kidney disease. BMC Nephrology (2015), 16:152.

PRACTICE IMPROVEMENT

  • Coleman, S., Havas, K, Ersham, S., Stone, C., Taylor, B., Graham, A., Bublitz, L., Purtell, L., & Bonner, A. Patient satisfaction with nurse-led chronic kidney disease clinics: A multicentre evaluation. Journal of Renal Care (2017), 43(1), 11-20. DOI: 10.1111/jorc.12189 

CKD symptom burden

  • Almutary H, Bonner A, and Douglas C. Which patients with chronic kidney disease have the greatest symptom burden? A comparative study o advanced CKD stage and dialysis modality. Journal of Renal Care (2016),1-10. 
  • Almutary H, Bonner A and Douglas C. Arabic translation, adaptation and modification of the dialysis symptom index for chronic kidney disease stages four and five. BMC Nephrology (2015)16:36. 

Models of care

Kidney supportive care

Self Management