Summary: End-stage kidney disease (ESKD) is the most severe form of chronic kidney disease, where kidney function deteriorates to the extent that kidney replacement therapy (KRT) in the form of dialysis or kidney transplantation is required to survive. This report estimates the total number...
This report provides a detailed picture of kidney replacement therapy treatment in Australia using a variety of data sources. Differences are explored in kidney replacement therapy treatment rates and treatment patterns for end-stage kidney disease between population groups and over time.
Home dialysis and home detention are home-based public services increasingly used in Samoan households living in Aotearoa/New Zealand. They are cheaper than institutionally-provided hospital and correctional services and save the government millions of dollars. This thesis considers the role of housing in Samoan families living...