Regina Magee

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South Asian people have a higher risk of developing kidney disease, are disproportionately represented in the patient population requiring renal replacement therapy and wait longer to receive a kidney transplant, compared with white Europeans. As a result, there is a demand for end-of-life care, which meets the needs of this group of patients. Providing(More)
BACKGROUND Variation in provision of palliative care in kidney services and practitioner concerns to provide equitable access led to the development of this study which focussed on the perspectives of South Asian patients and their care providers. As people with a South Asian background experience a higher risk of Type 2 Diabetes (T2DM) and end stage kidney(More)
Background. With an ageing and increasingly diverse population at risk from rising levels of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, including kidney complications, there is a need to provide quality care at all stages in the care pathway including at the end of life and to all patients. Aim. This study purposively explored South Asian patients'(More)
Screening tests for renal disease are inexpensive, easy to carry out and simple to interpret. Nurses in general practice can provide screening for high-risk populations and interpret the results of these tests. Practice nurses can also provide patient information about renal disease, which will both improve patients' quality of life and save time and money(More)
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