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Awareness a bout Complications of Hemodialysis among Patients with Chronic Renal Failure in Ahamed Gasiem hospital

Awareness a bout Complications of Hemodialysis among Patients with Chronic Renal Failure in Ahamed Gasiem hospital

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Title: Awareness a bout Complications of Hemodialysis among Patients with Chronic Renal Failure in Ahamed Gasiem hospital
Author: AbdalRaoof, Abeer
Abstract: An observational, descriptive, cross sectional hospital - based study was conducted in the duration from 15th September -28 th september 2007 to determine the awareness of patients with chronic renal failure about potential complications of hemodialysis at Ahamed Gasiem hospital . After taking their consent; a data form (questionnaire) was structured and then filled by interviewing 97 patients when they had their renal hemodialysis sessions. The study showed that : 53.61% of the patients had complication due to renal haemodialysis, while hypotension is the most common complication faced by chronic renal failure patients (28.9%) , 39.18% of patients was found awareing about it, 25.7% of the patients was found not to believe in renal hemodialysis complications, Moreover 48.45% of patients did not aware about the effect of the types of food as the major risk factor which can increase the hemodialysis complication. It was also found that there is relative increase in the awareness about: transmission of infections through the blood in renal hemodialysis (63.92%), muscle cramps(62.89%), skin infection(60.82%),and anemia(54.64%) because they are more common than other complication which include Disturbance in consciousness(32.99%) and Allergic reaction(34.02%).It was found that 43.3% that patient,s psychological condition didn't affect by renal hemodialysis. finally 56.7% of them was found go directly to the doctor whenever that they have complications away from renal hemodialysis unit.
Description: Awareness a bout Complications of Hemodialysis among Patients with Chronic Renal Failure in Ahamed Gasiem hospital
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/1685
Date: 2007


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