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The Psychometric Properties and Practicability of Self-Report Instruments to Identify Medication Nonadherence in Adult Transplant Patients: A Systematic Review
Introduction. Nonadherence to immunosuppressive therapy is recognized as a key prognostic indicator for poor posttransplantation long-term outcomes. Several methods aiming to measure medicationExpand
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Motives for becoming a living kidney donor.
BACKGROUND Recruitment of living donors represents a medical and moral responsibility. Their motives are often complex. Categories of motives and factors causing concern were identified from aExpand
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Becoming a living kidney donor
Earlier investigations of attitudes of living kidney donors have been performed in retrospect. We saw a need to investigate in depth those motives and feelings that are relevant in potential kidneyExpand
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Laparoscopic or open surgery for living donor nephrectomy.
BACKGROUND The anterior extraperitoneal approach for living donor nephrectomy has been used in more than 700 living cases in the unit and proved to be safe for the donor. In 1998, laparoscopicExpand
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Incidence of End-Stage Renal Disease Among Live Kidney Donors
Background. The increasing use of living kidney donors requires knowledge about long-term effects, especially number and causes of donors with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Methods. A retrospectiveExpand
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LOW ABSOLUTE GLOMERULAR FILTRATION RATE IN THE LIVING KIDNEY DONOR: A Risk Factor for Graft Loss
Background. There is no defined lower acceptable level of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) in potential living kidney donors. Considerations focus on the risk for the donor. We wanted to evaluate theExpand
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Post-nephrectomy development of renal function in living kidney donors: a cross-sectional retrospective study.
BACKGROUND Increasing numbers of living donor kidney transplantations calls for better knowledge about long-term donor outcomes and risks. METHODS To explore long-term kidney donor outcomes andExpand
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The core of after death care in relation to organ donation - a grounded theory study.
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to investigate how intensive and critical care nurses experience and deal with after death care i.e. the period from notification of a possible brain dead person,Expand
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Recovery after lung transplantation from a patient perspective - proposing a new framework.
AIMS The aims of this study were two-fold: to develop the concept analysis by Allvin et al. from lung recipients' perspective of their post-transplant recovery process and to identify the recoveryExpand
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Self-Reported Non-Adherence and Beliefs About Medication in a Swedish Kidney Transplant Population
Background: Patients’ non-adherence to immunosuppressant treatment after organ transplantation may lead to organ failure, graft loss and death. Non-adherence among Swedish kidney transplantExpand
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