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CARE OF CENTRAL VENOUS DIALYSIS CATHETERS (CVC)
Friday, January 1, 2016
Introduction: The need for vascular access for performing hemodialysis, leads to the use of a central venous catheter ( CVC ). The use of CVC is associated with infections particularly dangerous for hemodialysis patients. Nursing care has an important role in preventing infections caused by CVC. The purpose of this review was to explore the role of nursing care in the prevention of infections

CHARACTERISTICS OF PATIENTS UNDERGOING HEMODIALYSIS
Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Introduction: In recent decades, the number of patients undergoing dialysis has beeb increased dramatically, worldwide. This treatment method imposes a significant burden on patients, their families and the National Health System of each country. Purpose: To explore  the characteristics of patients undergoing dialysis.Material and Method: This was a descriptive study on a convenience sample of 100

CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE AND HEMODIALYSIS: EPIDEMIOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS
Friday, January 4, 2019
Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a progressive decline in kidney function which is usually asymptomatic until the de-velopment of End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD). Haemodialysis is the most common treatment method for ESRD. How-ever, patients on hemodialysis have a variety of psychological disorders due to complications and restrictions of the treatment. Aim: of the present study was to review the literature

DEPRESSION IN HEMODIALYSIS
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Depression is the most common psychiatric disorder  that keeps pace with renal failure.1 The term “psychonephrology,” is widely used to indicate that  renal replacement therapy encounter with multiple stressors, thus resulting in psychiatric disturbance.2 During recent decades, the association between depression and hemodialysis receives a great deal of attention  mainly due to deleterious effects

NEEDS OF PATIENTS UNDERGOING HEMODIALYSIS
Monday, January 1, 2018
According to estimates, the number of patients undergoing hemodialysis is expected to increase dramatically within next years due to the ageing of population and prevalence of other co morbidities such as diabetic mellitus, coronary artery disease, hypertension and several others. 1-5 However, the exact number of patients seems to vary globally which is attributed to various obstacles

Quality of life in hemodialysis patients
Thursday, January 1, 2015
During the last decades, more emphasis is put on quality of life in hemodialysis patients. The purpose of this study was to review the literature regarding the quality of life in hemodialysis patients. The method ο f this study included bibliography research from both the review and the research literature which referred to the quality of life in haemodialysis patients.

Quality of life of patients with chronic kidney disease
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
  Introduction: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a major health problem, worldwide, that is associated with increased morbidity and mortality and has a significant impact on patient’s quality of life. Aim: The aim of this study was to explore the self-reported quality of life of patients suffering from CKD, undergoing haemodialysis (HD) or peritoneal dialysis (PD) in a public General

ΗEMODIALYSIS PATIENTS' PERCEPTIONS
Saturday, September 1, 2018
70 years old, 66,4% were married, 45,3% were of primary education and 56% were retired. Furthermore, 69,2% reported to be very satisfied with the provided nursing care, 64,8% and 44% experienced anxiety about the course of the disease and the function of hemodialysis machine, respectively, while 59,5% believed that their life depended on hemodialysis machine. The majority of patients 189 (75,6%) reported

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