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Conferences 1976 - 1980

Heidelberg, Padova, Zürich, London, Rotterdam

Topics

Patients

  • Psychosocial adaptation
  • Intellectual development
  • Educational problems
  • School performance
  • Psychosocial rehabilitation
  • Problems of the adolescent
  • Self-image of adolescents after transplantation
  • Psychic implications of growth disturbance
  • Personality development
  • Acute severe depression
  • Psychotic episode

Family

  • Parental problems
  • Parents and siblings

Care and carers

  • Role of the social worker
  • Dialysis primer/learning programm

Treatment

  • Transplantation of children on adult wards
  • Peritoneal dialysis preferable to hemodialysis in children?
  • Cognitive functions during hemodialysis
  • Living donation (of a minor adolescent girl to twin sister)

Interaction

  • Interaction of child, parents and team
  • Information gap between hospital, parents and patient

Ethics and politics

  • Ethical considerations before initiating active therapy
  • Use of the media

Activities

  • Holiday camp

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