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Effects of teaching programme on quality of life for patients with end-stage renal disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20591005     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
End-stage renal disease and its treatments negatively affect quality of life. Self-care is an important approach for helping the patients deal with their problems. The aim of this study was to improve self-care and quality of life of haemodialysis patients through teaching and evaluating their quality of life. This cross-section design with pre-post assessment was conducted in the dialysis unit of Suez Canal University Hospitals, participants were 50 patients receiving maintenance haemodialysis. Data were collected using a structured interview questionnaire, and the Kidney Disease Quality of Life Scale Short Form. Statistically the results show significant improvements that were revealed in the scores of many domains of quality of life, p < 0.001, except the physical domain. Statistically significant associations were revealed between pre- and postprogramme improvement in the total quality-of-life scores. The statistically significant independent predictors of quality-of-life improvement were programme attendance, dialysis duration and marital status.
Magda Bayoumi; Yasmin El-Fouly
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of renal care     Volume:  36     ISSN:  1755-6686     ISO Abbreviation:  J Ren Care     Publication Date:  2010 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-07-01     Completed Date:  2010-10-21     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101392167     Medline TA:  J Ren Care     Country:  France    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  96-101     Citation Subset:  N    
King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
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MeSH Terms
Cross-Sectional Studies
Kidney Failure, Chronic / therapy*
Linear Models
Middle Aged
Patient Education as Topic*
Quality of Life*
Renal Dialysis*
Saudi Arabia
Self Care*

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