EDTNA/ERCA European Dialysis and Transplant Nurses Association/
European Renal Care Association
EDTNA/ERCA Project Website Dresden 2015
Patient-centred Renal Care – A Multidisciplinary Approach to Holistic Health
Journal of Renal Care

Past Issues

EDTNA/ERCA Journal 2.2013
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EDTNA/ERCA Journal 2.2012 - Full text available on Wiley InterScience.
Circadian sleep-wake cycle in haemodialysis patients : the role of melatonin
Personal reminiscences of Hans-Dietrich Polaschegg 1942-2012
Relationship between depression, clinical and biochemical parameters in patients undergoing haemodialysis
Cardiorenal Medicine in the Changing Health System
Haemodialysis nurses knowledge about Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus
Competencies for practice in renal care: a national Delphi study
Renal transplant acceptance status, health-related quality of life and depression in dialysis patients.
Prevalence of hepatitis B in hemodialysis nursing staff in Athens
Pre and post transplant care: nursing management of the renal transplant recipient
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EDTNA/ERCA Journal 1.2012 - Full text available on Wiley InterScience.
What is the frequency of carbohydrate metabolism disorder in CKD?
Identification of the needs of Haemodialysis patients using the concept of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs.
Focused Clinical Campaign Improves Mineral and Bone Disorder Outcomes
Nephrotic and anti-phospholipid syndromes: Multisystem conditions associated with acute myocardial infarction in young patients
Comparison of Fast Peritoneal Equilibrium Test with the Standard Method
Nutritional management of stage 5 chronic kidney disease. Cont. Education
Acute renal failure in acute poisoning: prospective study from a tertiary care centre of South India
Adhering to behaviour change in older pre-dialysis populations - What do patients think? A qualitative study
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Renal Diabetes Supplement 2012 - Full text available on Wiley InterScience.

Diabetes and renal disease: two diseases one person
Guest editors: Dr Donal O’Donoghue, Dr Stephen Thomas
Simultaneous Pancreas and Kidney Transplantation in Diabetics with Renal Failure – The Gold Standard?
Pregnancy in diabetes and kidney disease
Quality of life at end of life
Organising care for people with diabetes and renal disease
Changing trends in End Stage Renal Disease due to Diabetes in the UK
Chronic Kidney Disease, Diabetes Mellitus and Cardiovascular Disease – Risks and Commonalities
Pharmacological management of Type 2 diabetes mellitus in patients with renal insufficiency
Diabetic Foot care- prevention is better than cure
Renal health and transplantation – a focus on ethnicity
Exploring the process of adjusting to diabetic kidney disease
Exercise in Kidney Disease and Diabetes : Time For Action
How to identify and manage diabetes mellitus after renal transplantation
Anaemia, Diabetes and Chronic Kidney disease: Where are we now?
Foot problems in patients with diabetes and chronic kidney disease
The dietary management of patients with diabetes and renal disease – challenges and practicalities
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EDTNA/ERCA Journal 4.2011 - Full text available on Wiley InterScience.
The Impact of Dialysis Modality on Quality of Life: A Systematic Review
Psychological stress and strain in dialysis staff – a systematic review
The Lived Experience of the Person Dependent on Haemodialysis.
Patient Health and Wellbeing while waiting for Renal Transplantation: part I
Being a parent on dialysis: a literature review
How do Thai patients with end stage renal disease adapt to being dependant on haemodialysis? A pilot study
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EDTNA/ERCA Journal 3.2011 - Full text available on Wiley InterScience.

Focused Clinical Campaign Improves Mineral and Bone Disorder Outcomes
Acute kidney Injury in critically ill H1N1-infected patients: A study of the prognoses
Prevention of Infection in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease part III: Surveillance and Auditing in a Renal Care Environment
Is high body mass index independently associated with diminished glomerular filtration rate? An epidemiological study
Living kidney donors: the need to minimise the long term risk
Self-efficacy and long term medication use in patients with chronic kidney disease
Serum cystatin C versus serum creatinine in the estimation of glomerular filtration rate in rhabdomyolysis

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EDTNA/ERCA Journal 2.2011 - Full text available on Wiley InterScience.

Paricalcitol in secondary hyperparathyroidism and the survival benefit in patients with chronic kidney disease.
The role of paricalcitol on proteinuria
A randomised controlled trial of Buttonhole cannulation for the prevention of fistula access complications
Major Spontaneous Renal haemorrhage as an unusual complication of Systemic Amyloidosis
Pain in Chronic Kidney Disease: Prevalence, Cause and Management
Clinical outcome of diabetic peritoneal dialysis patients and evaluation of factors effecting mortality: single centre experience from Turkey.
Greek renal nurses’ attitudes towards death
Cardiorenal medicine: Partners in Practice?
Proof of concept: Developing a peer reviewed, evidence-based, interactive e-learning programme.

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EDTNA/ERCA Journal 1.2011 - Full text available on Wiley InterScience.

Lactic acidosis after concomitant treatment with metformin and tenofovir in a patient with HIV infection.
Dietary Egg Whites for Phosphorus Control in Maintenance Haemodialysis Patients: A Pilot Study
Depressive Symptoms and Dietary Adherence in Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease
Total dose infusion of intravenous iron in patients with chronic kidney disease receiving haemodialysis.
Lack of awareness of kidney complications despite familiarity with diabetes – a multi-ethnic qualitative study
Prevention of Infection In Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease part II: Healthcare-Associated Infections
The evolution of the Nephrology Educators’ Network
Malnutrition-inflammation-atherosclerosis syndrome in patients with end-stage renal disease

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EDTNA/ERCA Journal 4.2010

The use of pregabalin in the treatment of uraemic pruritus in haemodialysis patients
Comparison between the sexual function in women receiving haemodialysis and after renal transplantation
Upper extremity complications in patients with chronic renal failure receiving haemodialysis
Job satisfaction, stress and burnout associated with haemodialysis nursing: a review of literature
Rapid development of renal failure secondary to AA-type amyloidosis in a patient with polymyalgia rheumatica
Continuing Education - Prevention of infection in patients with chronic kidney disease Part 1: application of infection control principles to the renal care environment.
Fungal peritonitis among the peritoneal dialysis patients of four centres in Turkey
Continuing Education - Integration of palliative care for patients with stage 5 chronic kidney disease

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EDTNA/ERCA Journal 3.2010

Quality of life of Greek patients with end stage renal disease undergoing haemodialysis.
Incidence and Risk Factors of Transplant Renal Artery Stenosis in Living Unrelated Donor Renal Transplantation
The Green Nephrology survey of sustainability in renal units in England, Scotland & Wales.
Incineration. Why this may be the most environmentally sound method of renal healthcare waste disposal.
Self-efficacy in relation to limited fluid intake among Portuguese haemodialysis patients.
The efficacy of short daily dialysis - a Single Centre Experience.
Riding the emotional rollercoaster – Renal transplant from a doctor’s perspective.
Lifestyle in patients with chronic kidney disease is associated with less arterial stiffness.

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EDTNA/ERCA Journal 2.2010

Effects of teaching programme on quality of life for patients with end-stage renal disease
Management of anaemia in chronic kidney disease
Survey on violence and aggression prevention and management strategies in European renal units
Correlation of PeriScreen Strip results and WCC count in PD peritonitis
Towards Greener Dialysis: A Case Study to Illustrate and Encourage the Salvage of Reject Water.
One unit’s experiences when establishing buttonhole technique, with analysis of reasons for failure of procedure: A report.
The changes and difficulties experienced by patients using steroids

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EDTNA/ERCA Journal Supplement 1.2010
Clinical Epidemiology of Cardiovascular Disease in Chronic Kidney Disease.
Cardio-Renal Syndromes
Pathophysiological mechanisms contributing to renal dysfunction in chronic heart failure
Lipids in Chronic Kidney Disease
The diabetic CKD patient – a major cardiovascular challenge
Influence of dialysis therapies in the development of cardiac disease in CKD
Ventricular Arrhythmias and Sudden Death in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease
The association of CKD-MBD and cardiovascular risk
Screening for cardiovascular disease in patients with advanced chronic kidney disease
Practical Management of Diet and Lifestyle Interventions for people with Diabetes or Cardiovascular Disease.
Anaemia management in cardio renal disease
Importance of Renin-Angiotensin Blockade in Patients with Cardio-Renal Disease
Coronary Revascularisation in Chronic Kidney Disease Part 1: Stable Coronary Artery Disease
Coronary Revascularisation in Chronic Kidney Disease Part II: Acute Coronary Syndromes.
Heart Failure and Chronic Kidney Disease – an integrated care approach
Cardiovascular disease in renal transplant recipients.
Atherosclerotic renovascular disease and the heart
Cardiac Rehabilitation for Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease
Weight loss in obese patients with chronic kidney disease: who and how ?
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EDTNA/ERCA Journal 1.2010
Full text available on Wiley InterScience.
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EDTNA/ERCA Journal 4.2009
Dechlorination by ultraviolet radiation: A suitable alternative to activated carbon in dialysis water systems?
Implementing the Buttonhole method using the Biohole® peg in a busy dialysis unit.
Observational study on markers of cardiovascular risk in renal patient: conventional haemodialysis vs. haemofiltration on line
The Australian and New Zealand dialysis workforce study in the international context
Vascular dialysis access flow measurement: early intervention through early detection
Hypertension Management: Lifestyle Interventions in a Transcultural Context
Use of Gadolinium for Carotid Artery Angiography and Stenting in Patients with Renal Insufficiency.
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EDTNA/ERCA Journal 2009 Supplement 2
Evolution of IV iron compounds over the last century
Iron therapy in Chronic Kidney Disease: current controversies
Is Normalising Haemoglobin in Patients with CKD Harmful and if so, Why?
Going Upstream: The implication and opportunities of early detection
Creative Iron Management – a practical guide
An evidence-based approach to anaemia management in pre-dialysis chronic kidney disease
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EDTNA/ERCA Journal 3.2009
Editorial: “Everyone should buttonhole”: A novel technique for a regional Australian renal service.
Needle-stick injury: a novel intervention to reduce the occupational health and safety risk in the haemodialysis setting.
A survey of stress, job satisfaction and burnout among haemodialysis staff.
The burnout and exhaustion levels of nurses working in haemodialysis units.
Assessing and training patients on peritoneal dialysis in their own homes can influence better practice.
Crohn's disease and secondary amyloidosis: early complication?
Continuing Education Article - Management of co-morbid diseases in a patient with established renal failure.
Evaluation of psychological outcomes following the intervention ‘teaching group’: study on predialysis patients.
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EDTNA/ERCA Journal 2.2009
Editorial: Patients’ experience of transition onto haemodialysis: a qualitative study.
Official Recommendations for Quality of Fluids in Dialysis – the need for standardisation
Cannulation Practice Patterns in haemodialysis vascular access: Predictors for unsuccessful cannulation
Comparison of intravenous iron sucrose versus low molecular weight iron dextran in chronic kidney disease
Acute renal failure - methods of treatment in the Intensive Care Unit
Vascular Access Management II: AVF/AVG Cannulation Techniques and Complications
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EDTNA/ERCA Journal 2009 Supplement 1
Chronic Kidney Disease – Mineral and Bone Disorder - a new term for a new approach
Trends and Consequences of Mineral Bone Disorder in Haemodialysis Patients: Lessons from the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS)
The use of phosphate binders from contributors to the European Practice Database
Soft bones and hard arteries - can we reverse the trend in CKD
Vascular calcification in chronic kidney disease: a clinical review
Vascular Calcification: Lessons from scientific models
Pathogenesis of secondary hyperparathyroidism; a key component of mineral and bone disorders of chronic kidney disease.
Vitamin D metabolism and vitamin D traditional and non-traditional, target organs: implications for kidney patients
Update on the treatment of chronic kidney disease, mineral and bone disorder.
Oral phosphate binders for the management of serum phosphate levels in dialysis patients
Early initiation of phosphate lowering dietary therapy in pre-dialysis chronic kidney disease
Phosphate management- dietitian’s perspective
Patients’ satisfaction with information about Phosphate-Binding Medication
Should dialysate calcium concentration be standardised or individualised?
Relation between Anthropometric Parameters and Bone Mineral Density among haemodialysis patients with Chronic Kidney Disease
Anaemia and Mineral Bone Disorder in CKD.  A review of the current literature and implications for clinical nursing practice
Phosphate Control: Who, How and When?  A comment from a Senior dietitian
Managing bone mineral disorders in CKD. An overview of the therapeutic armatarium.
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EDTNA/ERCA Journal 1.2009
Full text available on Wiley InterScience.
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EDTNA/ERCA Journal 4.2008
The use of Pharmaceuticals for dialysis patients. How well do we know our patients’ allergies?
Blood Borne Virus – Innovative approach to evaluate, prevent cross-transmission in dialysis units
Atheromatous Renovascular Disease: overview and challenges
Research into pain perception with arteriovenous fistula (AVF) cannulation
Raising awareness of Chronic Kidney Disease among South Asians and Primary Care - the ABLE project.
Venous needle dislodgement: how to minimize the risks
Advanced Glycation End products in renal failure: an overview.
Impact of heparin locking frequency on preventing temporary dialysis catheter dysfunction in haemodialysis patients
Continuing Education Article - Patient Management in Chronic Kidney Disease Stages 4 to 5
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EDTNA/ERCA Journal 2.2008
Nurses' knowledge and practice of vascular access infection control in haemodialysis patients in the republic of Ireland
A successful anaemia management algorithm that achieves and maintains optimum haemoglobin status
Can using a questionnaire for assessment of home visits to peritoneal dialysis patients make a difference to the treatment outcome?
Milk-Alkali syndrome associated with excessive ingestion of Rennie® Case reports
Should renal nurses be aware of water quality?
New choices for patients needing kidney transplantation across antibody barriers
Patient experience of dialysis refusal or withdrawal – a review of the literature
Continuing Education: Vascular Access Management 1: An Overview
EDTNA-ERCA Journal Club Discussion (Autumn 2007)
“Buttonhole cannulation: Should this become the default technique for dialysis patients with native fistulas?”
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EDTNA/ERCA Journal 1.2008
Relation of Demographic, Clinic and Biochemical Parameters to Peritonitis in Peritoneal Dialysis
Shortness of breath during dialysis – a role of bicarbonate in dialysis fluid?
Haemodialysis for Children under the Age of Two Years
The use of intradialytic parenteral nutrition in acutely ill haemodialysed patients
Nurse stress in hospital and satellite haemodialysis units
Noise and Acoustics in Renal Units and Hospitals
Information topics important to chronic kidney disease patients: a systematic review
New ways to approach the recruitment crisis in Renal Nursing in New South Wales Australia
Auxiliary Table for GFR estimation according to the MDRD Formula
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EDTNA/ERCA Journal 4.2007
Changing European CKD Trends: A Call to Action
A haemodialysis exercise program using novel exercise equipment
Polysomnographic evidence of sleep apnea disorders in lean and overweight hemodialysis patients
Patient education in peritoneal dialysis An observational study in Italy
Can increased dietary fibre reduce laxative requirement in peritoneal dialysis patients?
Thirst distress and interdialytic weight gain: a study on a sample of haemodialysis patients
Addressing the challenges of renal anaemia: how nurses can make a difference
Taking care of the caregiver: Support groups for nephrology nurses
The Journal Club
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EDTNA/ERCA Journal 3.2007
Educational Information to patients and caregivers in paediatric kidney transplant
Hyperkalaemia and hemodialysis patients: electrocardiographic changes
Dialysis and the Environment: comparing home and unit based haemodialysis
Hydroxyethylstarch solutions versus saline for the treatment of intradialytic hypotension
Renal Anaemia: Recent Developments and Future Directions for Improved Management
Educational needs for blood pressure control in chronic kidney disease
The challenges encountered during a collaborative research
How to prevent progression to end stage renal disease
Kidney Failure Stabilizes After An Increase over 2 Decades
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EDTNA/ERCA Journal 2.2007
Continuous blood volume monitoring and "dry weight" assessment
Relative Blood Volume based Biofeedback during Haemodialysis
Microbiological monitoring of dialysis water systems - which culture method?
Needle Stick Injuries - Risk from Blood Contact in Dialysis
Calciphylaxis: Calcific Uraemic Arteriolopathy. A case study
Evaluation of response to various erythropoiesis - stimulating proteins using anemia management software
Selection of donor and organ viability criteria: expanding donation criteria
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EDTNA/ERCA Journal 1.2007
Renal Specific Secondary Hypertension
Improving the Nutritional Condition of Infants and Young Children Undergoing Hemodialysis
Education of Transplanted Women for Prevention of Unplanned Pregnancy Following Kidney Transplantation
Client Attitudes Towards Home Dialysis Therapy
Quality of Life Research: A Valuable Tool for Nephrology Nurses
An Exploratory Study of Patient's Feelings about Asking Healthcare Professionals to Wash their Hands
Dialysis Nurses for Palliative Care
The Need for Care Co-ordination in an Ageing Dialysis Population
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EDTNA/ERCA Journal 4.2006
Tuberculosis in Haemodialysis: a problem making a comeback
Enhancing lifestyle through Home Haemodialysis
Patient’s sexual health: do we care enough?
Multidisciplinary approach for prescriptive management of mineral and bone metabolism in chronic kidney disease: development of a dietetic led protocol
Dietary strategies to halt the progression of chronic kidney disease
Re-training and switching of PD system to reduce recurrent gram-positive PD Peritonitis
Managing Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) - Factors that influence patient's modification of their recommended dialysis regimen. A European study of 376 patients.
Plasmapheresis in the treatment of acute vascular rejection: an experience on a dialysis unit
Blood pressure measurement
Pre-dialysis education and patient choice. Summary of the EDTNA/ERCA Journal Club discussion (Spring 2006)
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EDTNA/ERCA Journal 3.2006
A Care Pathway For The End Of Life In A Renal Setting
A clinic to prevent the deterioration of renal insufficiency
Farewell from our English Co-editor (Editorial)
Improving quality of assistance and outcome in critically ill patients with acute renal failure
Is potential equalisation in HD treatments necessary?
Living with a haemodialysis machine
Management of Vascular Access: Monitoring and Surveillance
Nutritional status and handgrip strength in pre-dialysis patients
Patient education in pre-dialysis - Patient Led Forums
Quality of life in chronic kidney disease
Recruitment and Retention Audit: Training does make a difference
The technology behind the improvement in anaemia management
Ultra violet absorbance on-line measurement utilized to monitor clinical events during haemodialysis
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EDTNA/ERCA Journal 2.2006
Caring For People Who Are Dying On Renal Wards: A Retrospective Study
Developing the European Core Curriculum in Renal Technology
Dialysis: Prolonging Life or Prolonging Dying? Ethical, legal and professional considerations for end of life decision making
Earthquake in Pakistan – the Renal Disaster Relief Task Force in action
Editorial (Althea Mahon)
Letter to the editor - Why Clown-doctors are needed in paediatric wards
Meaning of illness and illness representations, crucial factors to integral care
Merits and limitations of continuous blood volume monitoring during haemodialysis: Summary of the EDTNA/ERCA Journal Club discussion, Winter 2005
Monitoring of dialysis water systems – is there a need for increased sampling?
Symptom management in patients with Established Renal Failure managed without dialysis
The Effect of Progressive Muscle Relaxation Training on Anxiety Levels and Quality of Life in Dialysis Patients
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EDTNA/ERCA Journal 1.2006
A new Internet Resource for Chronic Kidney Disease Patients
Comparison of Renal Care Practice in Europe: Centre and Patient Characteristics
Development of indicators to measure differences European variation of nursing activities
Editorial Comment
European Practice Database in Belgium
European Practice in Haemodialysis: Results of the EPD
European Study on Epidemiology and Management of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infection in the Haemodialysis Population. Part 3: Prevalence and Incidence
Infection Control Practice Across Europe: Results of the EPD
Paediatric Access Care in Europe: Results of the Paediatric Access Care (PAC) Project
Sero-conversion of HCV Negative Patients: A European study on the Epidemiology and Management of HCV Haemodialysis Patients
The Research Board of EDTNA/ERCA: Research Activities and Deliverables
Transplant Practice in Europe: Selection of Patients
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EDTNA/ERCA Journal 4.2005
A study of dietary knowledge and its religious relationship in patients receiving haemodialysis
At the EDTNA/ERCA conference in Vienna this year, the following paper won the 'Best Manuscript Award'
Building on the past - Challenging the future: Will genomics provide the solution to hypertension?
Can we delay the progression of chronic kidney disease (CKD) by improving collaboration between renal units and primary care teams?
Expanding the donor pool- we need more living donors
Is Ultraviolet Radiation on haemodialysis RO water beneficial?
Pre-dialysis application of the Glucose Infusion Test for recirculation detection
Summary of the EDTNA/ERCA Journal Club discussion: Summer 2005
The best game is the waiting game
The cessation of dialysis in patients with end-stage renal disease: developing an appropriate evidence base for practice
The use of telemedicine to assess and advise patients regarding dietary treatment of hyperphosphataemia.
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EDTNA/ERCA Journal 3.2005
A Haemodialysis Nutritional Screening Tool for Nurses - A Pilot Study
A review of the updated European Best Practice Guidelines for the management of anaemia in patients with chronic renal failure.
Anaemia as an Early Predictor for Diabetic Renal Disease?
Compliance in Hypertension
DOPPS Editorial
Evaluating staff and student experiences of multidisciplinary continuous professional development via distance-learning
Implementing Nurse Prescribing within the Haemodialysis Unit
On-line Clearance Monitoring for blood access management
Perceptions and Experiences of Pre-dialysis Patients
Simple pressure measurement is not reliable in detection of access stenosis in native AV fistulas
Summary of the EDTNA/ERCA Journal Club discussion: Spring 2005
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EDTNA/ERCA Journal 2.2005
The effects of cultural diversity on providing health services
2004/2 EDTNA/ERCA Journal Club Discussion Summary
A World Perspective on renal care: The challenges of prevention and treatment
Accidental acute metabolic acidosis due to inappropriate selection of bicarbonate concentrate
Analysis of rt-PA Infusion in Tunnelled Dialysis Catheters
Confronting and Eradicating an Epidemic of Bacteraemia
Continuous Education Section
Current practice in renal anaemia management: two multinational surveys
Joint Working with Hospice Teams – A Renal Collaborative Approach
Microbial contamination of haemodialysis catheter connections
The European Post-Basic Core Curriculum (PBCC) 2nd Edition
Time’s arrow in Nephrology: the discovery of the kidney
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EDTNA/ERCA Journal 1.2005
A pre-training assessment tool for home dialysis (JPAT)
Comparison of the Q of L Perceived by Ch. HD Ptns & Family Members
Editor's message
Effect of Terror on Patients and Staff in Dialysis Department
European Practice Database: Results from Greece
HD at home the client experience of self treatment
National European Practice Database results of UK and Italy
Prevention of abdominal dialysate leaks with exercise in capd patients
Staphylococcal infections in PD Monitoring, screening and prevention
Target weight assessment in chronic HD patients
The conductivity of dialysis fluid
The influence of the variations in blood flow and dialysate flow on the HD Adequacy
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EDTNA/ERCA Journal 4.2004
2004/1 EDTNA/ERCA Renal Care Journal Discussion Summary
A descriptive analysis of sleep disturbances in patients with end-stage renal disease undergoing HD.
An integrated vascular management programme.
An investigation into stress levels amongst renal nurses
Continuous Education Section. Prevention of renal failure
Establishing nephrology nursing specialization in Japan: a matter of urgency
Late somatic and psycho-social consequences of renal insufficiency in children.
Living Kidney Experiences: Implications for Counselling
Nursing Care for Dialysis Patients in Japan
Our dilemma: the self-marginal people
Pain Degree and Skin Damage During Arterio-Venous Fistula Punction
Public Awareness and Acceptance of Tissue and Organ Donation
Statistic Corner
The challenge of kidney transplantation among minority ethnic groups in the UK
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EDTNA/ERCA Journal 3.2004
Blood Pressure and Cardiovascular Complications in Diabetic Dialysis Patients
Care and management of diabetic nephropathy (moderate to advanced renal involvement).
Choice of Renal Replacement Therapy in patients with diabetic End Stage Renal disease
Coping and living Well with Diabetes and Nephropathy
Diabetic Nephropathy - Who Cares?
Foot Care Education in Renal Patients with Diabetes
Management of diabetic nephropathy: epidemiology of diabetes in nephropathy, pathogenesis of nephropathy and factors influencing the progression of nephropathy.
Nutritional counselling for diabetic renal patients
Overview of current therapy in diabetes mellitus
Patient and Professional Partnership in Diabetic Nephropathy
The Developing Role of the Renal Diabetes Nurse
Transplant Strategies for Diabetic Renal Patients
Vascular Access for dialysis in diabetic patients
When to start dialysis in diabetic patients?
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EDTNA/ERCA Journal 2.2004
European Practice Database: Comparative results of the year 1 pilot project
EDTNA/ERCA Vascular Access Recommendations for Nephrology Nurses
EDTNA/ERCA Water Guidelines - Carbon
European Practice Database in the Czech Republic
European Study on Epidemiology and the Management of HCV in the Haemodialysis Population
Management of renal anaemia: Comparison of practice in the Czech Republic and Northern England
Nephrotoxicity and Medecines
Overview of Study Projects of the Research Board
Post insertion catheter care in Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) centres across Europe
Statistics corner - The Box Plot
The Research Board of the EuropeanDialysis and Transplantation Nurses Association/European Renal Care Association (EDTNA-ERCA)
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EDTNA/ERCA Journal 1.2004
2003/3 EDTNA/ERCA Renal Care Journal Discussion Summary
Conventional blood sampling based Kt/V versus On-line Clearance Monitoring
Counselling should be offered to people with end-stage renal failure
Evaluation of relationships between Hemodialysis Professionals
How to evaluate organ donation: the quality programme in Tuscany
Investigations in renal failure
On-Line Technique for Producing Substitution Fluid in Haemodiafiltration and Haemofiltration
Post Insertion Catheter Care in Peritoneal Dialysis Centres across Europe
Preventing cross infection of blood borne viruses on haemodialysis
Renal Anaemia – The Patient Experience
Time distribution factors of hospital and home care among chronic haemodialysis patients
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EDTNA/ERCA Journal 4.2003
A case study - Initiation of haemodialysis
A nurse led central line insertion service
A University accredited renal nursing course delivered by distance learning
Accreditation of Post-basic nephrology courses within the EDTNA/ERCA
Burnout in Renal Care Professionals
Discovering the Culture of Haemodialysis Units: An Ethnography
Education to reduce potassium levels in adolescent, haemodialysis patients
The hurdles of migrant nurses
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EDTNA/ERCA Journal 3.2003
A screening test for vascular access recirculation?
Advanced glycation in uraemic toxicity.
Awareness of anaemia in diabetes patients
Bed-side blind insertion technique for peritoneal dialysis catheters
Citrate Anticoagulation and Adverse Events
Depession in Dialysis Patients
European guidelines for blood access
Evidence Based Practice
Intravenous administration of epoetin in haemodialysis patients
Management of vascular access in Europe: Part 2 - A multi centre of complications related to patient's and center's characteristics
Monitoring parameters of dialysis dose
Psychological involvement of nurses in front of a terminally sick haemodialysis patient
Thoughts about biofilm in dialysis water systems
Validation of physical activity measurement for people on dialysis treatment
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EDTNA/ERCA Journal 2.2003
2003/1 EDTNA/ERCA Renal Care Journal Discussion Summary
Awareness, knowledge and acceptance for the self-administration of subcutaneous erythropoietin for the renal patient.
Campus and Education: An Experience with Patients on Peritoneal Dialysis
Editor’s message; like an old song: ‘My baby is 20 years’.
European Practice Database (EPD) update.
Human rights: implications for patients and staff
Job Promotion; our own responsibility?
Psychological Care of the Haemodialysis Patient
Puncture of the arteriovenous fistula: bevel upward or bevel downward?
Should dialysis machines be disinfected between patients’ shifts?
Statistics Corner: "The mysterious standard deviation"
The effect of profiling dialysate sodium and ultrafiltration on patient comfort and cardiovascular stability during haemodialysis
Vascular access quality monitoring
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EDTNA/ERCA Journal 1.2003
2002/4 EDTNA/ERCA Renal Care Journal Club Discussion Summary
Editor's Message
Management of vascular access in Europe: Part 2 - A multi centre study of related complications
Nutritional Guidelines Part 1
Palliative Care Provision in End-Stage Renal Failure.
PITY? What Chronically Ill Children Really Need
Qualitative investigation: Could you undertake this work?
Rising to the Challenge of Effective leadership
Statistics Corner
Update of Research Project: ‘Epidemiology and Management of Hepatitis C’
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