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Montréal. Il a pour mission la promotion et la valorisation de la recherche. Érudit offre des services d'édition numérique de documents scientifiques depuis 1998. Note : les règles d'écriture des références bibliographiques peuvent varier selon les différents domaines du savoir. Ce document est protégé par la loi sur le droit d'auteur. L'utilisation des(More)
BACKGROUND Indigenous Australians are slightly more than 2% of the total Australian population however, in recent years they have comprised between 6 and 10% of new patients beginning treatment for end-stage kidney disease (ESKD). Although transplant is considered the optimal form of treatment for many ESKD patients there is a pronounced disparity between(More)
We explore how digital technology might support the documentation of experiences of participatory arts engagement. During a fourteen session workshop series, we worked with artists, project managers, support workers and participants to explore the integration of digital media capture and presentation technologies into participatory arts workshops, and the(More)
OBJECTIVES The aims of this study were to determine whether treatment-seeking obese adults display a greater severity of maladaptive schemata than normal-weight adults and to investigate the possible correlates of maladaptive schemata among obese individuals. METHODS The sample included 52 obese adults participating in a weight loss treatment and 39(More)
INTRODUCTION Indigenous Australians suffer markedly higher rates of end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) but are less likely than their non-Indigenous counterparts to receive a transplant. This difference is not fully explained by measurable clinical differences. Previous work suggests that Indigenous Australian patients may be regarded by treating specialists(More)
Background. The demand for deceased donor kidneys far outweighs the supply. The rate of living kidney donation (LKD) has been steadily increasing worldwide and is associated with excellent outcomes for the recipient. With respect to donors' outcomes, however, a strong evidence base is lacking. This study explores the attitudes and perceptions of Australian(More)
OBJECTIVE To explore parents' perceptions of existing support for families with a new speech generating device (SGD). METHOD Six Australian parents of school-aged children who used an SGD participated in semi-structured interviews about their experiences of SGD support. Data were explored and compared using narrative analysis. RESULTS Participants(More)
BACKGROUND In common with Indigenous populations elsewhere, Indigenous Australians have higher incidence of end-stage kidney disease (ESKD), but lower transplantation rates than their non-Indigenous counterparts. Understanding how the demands of dialysis impact on, and are impacted by, the lives of Indigenous patients may provide important insight into(More)
and offers publications, conferences, and educational programs to the community of researchers and practitioners who use cognitive, socio-cognitive, and socio-cultural approaches to studying learning in real-world situations and designing environments, software, materials, and other innovations that promote deep and lasting learning. Researchers in the(More)
Understandings of the ways home and school languages shape classroom dynamics and influence development, identity, and subsequent school success are important for teachers of both bilingual and African American students. This article builds a link between these complementary bodies of research by analyzing interactions in a second grade mainstream classroom(More)