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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)
PURPOSE Although parent-implemented interventions for children with a speech-generating device (SGD) have been well researched, little is known about parents' or speech-language pathologists' (SLPs) views around parent training content. In this project, we aimed to identify areas that parents and SLPs consider should be included in training for families(More)
Although Indigenous Australians represent less than 2% of the national population, they account for 8-10% of new patients commencing treatment for end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Almost half come from remote regions lacking renal disease treatment services. In those regions, their incidence of ESRD is up to 30 times the incidence for all Australians. Kidney(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)
BACKGROUND How patients choose between alternative treatments for kidney failure is poorly understood. Recent studies of chronic kidney disease report that clinical outcomes, such as life expectancy, are rarely reflected in a patient's decision for type of treatment compared with nonclinical outcomes, such as time on dialysis therapy, convenience, or impact(More)
Psychosocial criteria are increasingly being included in practice guidelines for determining patient suitability for kidney transplantation. Although intended to promote evidence-based decision-making, if poorly defined, the inclusion of psychosocial criteria has the potential to reduce transparency in patient selection and equity of access. We reviewed all(More)
OBJECTIVES To explore the understanding of both Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians with end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) about the cause of their disease, and how this understanding could affect patients' engagement with their treatment. DESIGN, SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS Qualitative study conducted in 2005-2006 in nine hospital renal units and 17(More)
Aboriginal Canadian patients with end-stage kidney disease receive disproportionately fewer transplants than non-Aboriginal patients. The reasons for this are poorly understood and likely to be complex. This qualitative study employed thematic analysis of in-depth interviews with Canadian kidney health professionals (n=23) from programs across Canada to(More)
OBJECTIVE Doctors find patients with medically unexplained symptoms (MUS) challenging to manage and some hold negative attitudes towards these patients. It is unknown when and how these views form. This study examines medical trainees' beliefs and influences about MUS. METHODS Semi-structured interviews with 43 medical trainees. Using an iterative(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)