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Step by Step Guide through the Kidney Transplant Process [English] Permalink Public

Kidney transplantation is one treatment option for kidney disease. A kidney transplant can offer freedom from dialysis, improved physical and mental health, a better quality of life, and an increased lifespan. (English)

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http://www.transplant.bc.ca/Documents/Statistics/2...

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English, Punjabi, Chinese - Simplified, Chinese - Traditional

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Finding a Donor [English] Permalink Public

Finding a living donor at an early stage of your kidney disease may allow you to avoid dialysis completely. Without a living donor, you must be on dialysis before you are placed on the transplant wait list. Waiting for a kidney transplant from a deceased donor may take many years. (English)

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http://www.transplant.bc.ca/Documents/Statistics/2...

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Caring for your urinary catheter + urinary bag (1 bag system) at home (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

You have a urinary catheter. It drains urine from your bladder into a bag through a tube. A small, water-filled balloon at the end of the tube holds it inside your bladder. The tube is connected to a bag for the urine to drain into. Having a urinary catheter can put you at risk of getting an infection. It is important to read and understand this information so you can lessen the chances of getting an infection. You have a urinary catheter attached to a urinary bag (drainage bag). This informs you about types of urinary bags, when to change your urinary bag, and care at home. (English) Colour

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265690
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Caring for your urinary catheter + urinary bag (2 bag system) at home (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

You have a urinary catheter. It drains urine from your bladder into a bag through a tube. A small, water-filled balloon at the end of the tube holds it inside your bladder. The tube is connected to a bag for the urine to drain into. Having a urinary catheter can put you at risk of getting an infection. It is important to read and understand this information so you can lessen the chances of getting an infection. You have a urinary catheter attached to a urinary bag (drainage bag). This informs you about types of urinary bags, when to change your urinary bag, and care at home. How to change from leg bag to night bag and back, and cleaning the used bag. (English) Colour

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265691
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High and Low Potassium Foods (Detailed) (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Lists of foods that are high and very high in potassium that people with kidney problems should limit. Better choices of foods with low and moderate amounts of potassium with detailed serving sizes. (English) Colour

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265794
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Step by Step Guide for Living Kidney Donors [English] Permalink Public

There are many reasons why a transplant from a living donor may be the best option for a patient. Transplant outcomes are generally better with kidneys from living donors than for kidneys from deceased donors. With careful planning, a patient can avoid the need for dialysis and go straight to transplant from a living donor. (English)

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http://www.transplant.bc.ca/Documents/Statistics/2...

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Emergency Preparedness Information for Patients on Hemodialysis [English] Permalink Public

This booklet provides information on how to handle the first several days following a big disaster including survival instructions, medical alert, emergency contacts, medications, hemodialysis information, supplies, diet meal plan and other resources. This replaces FH catalogue #264014. (English)

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http://www.bcrenal.ca/resource-gallery/Documents/E...

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Caring for Your Urinary Bag at Home - 1 Bag System (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

You have a urinary catheter attached to a urinary bag (drainage bag). This informs you about types of urinary bags, when to change your urinary bag, and care at home. (English) Colour

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English (265508), French (265685), Vietnamese (265635), Arabic (265637), Punjabi (265633), Korean (265636), Chinese - Simplified (265634), Farsi (265638)

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265508
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Sodium and Kidney Disease [English] Permalink Public

Dietary information to control sodium (salt) levels to promote healthy kidney function. (English)

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