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THE KIDNEY STORIES TOOLKIT
Various 'kidney stories' in these flipcharts tell you what life is like with sick kidneys!
If you know someone with sick kidneys, or have sick kidneys yourself, they are important stories to pass on. Spoken word DVD of Kidney Stories Toolkit is available.
No 1: The work of your kidneys
No 2: When your kidneys get sick
No 3: Living with Kidney Disease
No 4: Treatment options and pathways
No 5: Haemodialysis
No 6: Peritoneal dialysis
No 7: Fistula and Catheter
No 8: Diet and kidney disease
No 9a: Palliative care for people with sick kidneys
No 9b: Palliative care for people with sick kidneys
No 10: Transplant 1 to 4: *Introduction *Tests required *Surgery *Life after transplant
Central Australian & Top End versions - now available
Key messages in these Kidney Stories Toolkit are presented with graphics made available by NT Renal Services. Kidney Health Australia is proud to host this important resource as part of our education program for Indigenous Australians.
ENQUIRIES TO: Dorothy Brown - Renal Services Development Officer, 2nd Floor - Health House, 87 Mitchell St, Darwin NT 0810
Phone: 08 8999 2405 - Fax: 08 8999 2439 - email Dorothy.Brown@nt.gov.au
The 'Kidney Stories' flipchart set (including video on Peritoneal Dialysis, sung by Jimmy Little) are designed to be used with your health worker - who will tell you more about these stories.
UPDATED 6 MAY 2013
Disclaimer: Information provided is intended as an introduction to this topic and not meant to substitute for your doctor's or health professional's advice. All care is taken to ensure this information is relevant and applicable to each Australian state. Kidney Health Australia recognises each person's experience is individual and variations do occur in treatment and management due to personal circumstances. Consult a healthcare professional for specific treatment recommendations.