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Rural-to-Urban Relocation for Organ Transplants in British Columbia: Patient Experience and Cost

The purpose of this study is to develop an understanding of the out-of-pocket costs of rural solid organ transplant patients from British Columbia and their caregivers coming to Vancouver for transplant care to support advocacy efforts.

By |2024-06-13T20:36:59+00:00June 13, 2024|Research Studies|Comments Off on Rural-to-Urban Relocation for Organ Transplants in British Columbia: Patient Experience and Cost

Addressing the educational needs of patients from marginalized populations on acceptance of less than ideal deceased donor kidneys

We are looking to recruit transplant candidates, kidney transplant recipients and caregivers from the Indigenous, Asian and Afro-Caribean communities in order to help the decision making process when a less then ideal kidney is offered.

By |2024-05-31T13:07:20+00:00May 31, 2024|Research Studies|Comments Off on Addressing the educational needs of patients from marginalized populations on acceptance of less than ideal deceased donor kidneys

Optimizing Care for Kidney Transplant Recipients Who Experience Graft Loss

We are recruiting caregivers over the age of 18 who have cared for a kidney transplant recipient throughout the experience of graft loss. Caregivers can have any relationship to the recipient (partner, family member, friend).

By |2024-05-23T22:30:51+00:00May 23, 2024|Research Studies|Comments Off on Optimizing Care for Kidney Transplant Recipients Who Experience Graft Loss

Promoting shared decision making for people with kidney failure

The research team is co-creating decision support tools with tool users to help individuals with kidney failure and their caregivers decide how to treat kidney failure and its complications.

By |2024-05-23T22:01:44+00:00May 23, 2024|Research Studies|Comments Off on Promoting shared decision making for people with kidney failure

Food Insecurity and Diet Quality in Adults with Chronic Kidney Disease

Researchers at the University of Alberta are studying the impact of food insecurity on the diets and kidney health of Canadian adults with CKD.

By |2024-04-18T17:23:53+00:00April 18, 2024|Research Studies|Comments Off on Food Insecurity and Diet Quality in Adults with Chronic Kidney Disease

Mind the Gap: Addressing Mental Health Care Gaps for Canadians Receiving Facility-Based Hemodialysis

This survey is seeking perspectives on the gaps and needs in the current delivery of mental healthcare for people on hemodialysis, as well as suggestions to improve the current status quo.

By |2024-03-26T20:53:58+00:00March 26, 2024|Research Studies|Comments Off on Mind the Gap: Addressing Mental Health Care Gaps for Canadians Receiving Facility-Based Hemodialysis

Compensating Patient Partners in Health Research in Canada

Join a focus group to help researchers learn more about barriers to receiving patient compensation and the impacts they may have on equity denied groups.

By |2024-03-02T00:33:59+00:00March 2, 2024|Research Studies|Comments Off on Compensating Patient Partners in Health Research in Canada

Is care person-centered for chronic kidney disease and multimorbidity in Alberta?

This survey will ask participants located in Alberta to describe their experience with kidney care in order to identify appropriate solutions or supports.

By |2024-03-01T00:16:27+00:00March 1, 2024|Research Studies|Comments Off on Is care person-centered for chronic kidney disease and multimorbidity in Alberta?

The CONVINCE study: Effect of Hemodiafiltration or Hemodialysis on Mortality in Kidney Failure

Do two different kinds of hemodialysis produce different outcomes in adult populations with kidney failure? A new global study examined deaths from any cause as outcomes of primary interest.

By |2024-02-13T19:38:26+00:00February 20, 2024|Research Results|Comments Off on The CONVINCE study: Effect of Hemodiafiltration or Hemodialysis on Mortality in Kidney Failure
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