A special issue on Nursing: Current Scenario and Future Development - Articles are invited.

Dialysis adequacy and necessity of implement health education models to its promotion in Iran

Authors: Hossein Esmaili, Fereshteh Majlessi, Ali Montazeri, Roya Sadeghi, Saharnaz Nedjat and Javad Zeinali

Int J Med Res Health Sci.116-121 | pdf PDF Full Text

The prevalence and incidence of Chronic Renal Failure [CRF] is increasing in the world. The main way for
treatment of End-Stage Kidney Disease [ESKD] – that leads from CRF – is hemodialysis. One of the most important
criteria for the evaluation of hemodialysis treatment process is the measure of dialysis adequacy. Dialysis adequacy
is considered to the best therapeutic indicator for patient’s clinical results and the best index for the assessment of
the dialysis adequacy is the urea clearance. Although adherence accurate diet by patients is complement for
hemodialysis and it is recommended for effectively control of symptoms of uremic syndrome and preventing longterm complications, many of these patients do not keep diet and fluid restriction and result in non-adequate dialysis,
therefore, in order to improve dialysis adequacy, education, justify and emend patient’s attitude about diet necessity
of following dialysis period times precisely and on time refers are very important. Due to the complexity of the
treatment and care of hemodialysis patients, as well as the needs for adequate dialysis implement for to achieve
effective treatment for these patients, by designing and run an educational program based on Health Education
Models, dialysis adequacy can be improved.

International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences © 2012-16 [Last updated: July 2016] by AspiringDigital