Adherence to dietary and fluid restrictions among patients undergoing hemodialysis: An observational study

Beerappa, Harish and Chandrababu, Ramesh (2019) Adherence to dietary and fluid restrictions among patients undergoing hemodialysis: An observational study. Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health, 7 (1). pp. 127-130. ISSN 2213-3984

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Abstract

Aim: The aim of the study was to assess the level of adherence to dietary and fluid restrictions among patients undergoing hemodialysis.Background: Patients with end-stage renal disease are non-compliant to fluid and dietary restrictions lead to undesirable effect on health.Methods: The observational study design and 60 samples were adopted. The samples were selected by purposive sampling technique who full fill the inclusion criteria. Self-reported fluid and dietary adherence questionnaire were used to collect the data. Data were analyzed using SPSS software version 16.0.Results: The study revealed that there was a fair to good adherence level for fluid and dietary restrictions.Conclusion: However the adherence level varies among hemodialysis patients, individually tailored interventions and constant motivation is needed to improve the adherence level and positive clinical outcome.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Patient adherencee; Diet; Hemodialysis; End-stage renal disease
Subjects: Nursing > MCON Manipal > Medical Surgical
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 05 Mar 2019 03:47
Last Modified: 05 Mar 2019 03:47
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/153308

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