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Conferences 1986 - 1991

Bristol, Jerusalem, Cardiff, Hannover, London, Helsinki

Topics

Patients

  • Psychological problems in CRF (state of the art)
  • Emotional reactions of infants following RDT and TX
  • Cognitive development of infants
  • Psychomotor development
  • Attitudes towards illness and treatment in children with CRF
  • Return to school after TX
  • Rehabilitation (studies)
  • Intellectual functioning in patients with Cystinosis
  • Case reports
  • Fear of death
  • Drawings of patients
  • Identity in children with CRF
  • Adherence / Non-compliance: Multicentre study
  • Teenagers
    - Transfer to adult units
    - Interaction with parents
  • Psychosexual development
  • Coping of patients
  • Quality of life in mental and physical handicapped ESRD children
  • Adult consequences of treatment in childhood

Family

  • Parent groups
  • Family stress
  • Quality of life of families
  • Families with more than one child in renal failure

Care and carers

  • Multicentre governmental programme of psychosocial care
  • Educational issues
  • Family therapy
  • Documented nursing care plan
  • Helping young children cope with blood tests
  • Video: "Bertie Bean and the kidney machine"
  • Role of the psychologist and psychiatrist
  • Caring about caring
  • Fear of personal death

Treatment

  • Dietary management
    - Advantages and possible disadvantages of continuous naso gastric feeding
  • in small children
  • Oral supplements
  • CAPD vs. Hemodialysis
  • Dialysis in young children
  • CCPD
  • Hemodialysis and the under 5's
  • Nutrition
  • Transplantation
  • Ethics
  • Research
  • Pre-emptive TX
  • Living related donors
  • Strategies to reduce pain of RDT

Interaction

  • Psychosocial care and medicine: "Management bias" revisited
  • Nurse-patient relationship
  • Anxiety in children, parents and staff

Ethics and politics

  • Withholding or stopping treatment
  • Ethical and religious aspects
  • Ethical dilemmas when parents refuse consent
  • Fund-raising

Societal problems

  • Sociocultural problems of foreign patients
  • Problems of children from ethnic minorities

Activities

  • Dialysis camps

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