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BACKGROUND Families living with chronic or long-term conditions such as chronic kidney disease (CKD), stages 3-5, face multiple challenges and respond to these challenges in various ways. Some families adapt well while others struggle, and family response to a condition is closely related to outcome. With families and professionals, we developed a novel(More)
In adults with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, long-term monotherapy with zidovudine selects for human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) strains with substantially reduced in-vitro susceptibility to the drug. We have assessed the relation between in-vitro resistance to zidovudine and clinical outcome in children, in whom disease progression is(More)
BACKGROUND There is a lack of online, evidence-based information and resources to support home-based care of childhood CKD stages 3-5. METHODS Qualitative interviews were undertaken with parents, patients and professionals to explore their views on content of the proposed online parent information and support (OPIS) web-application. Data were analysed(More)
The present study describes our experience with CAPD in an unselected group of patients presenting with endstage renal failure. Twenty-three consecutive patients were offered CAPD, in-center, and home hemodialysis. Twenty-two patients selected CAPD, including 14 patients more than 60 years of age, four patients with diabetes, and one with multiple myeloma.(More)
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