Fluid Management Correlation with the Quality of Life in Hemodialysis Patients in Medan
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- Fluid Management, Hemodialysis Patients, Life Qualities
Purpose. Patients with chronic kidney failure who undergo hemodialysis therapy experience changes in all aspects of their lives, particularly in the limitation of fluid in order to be able to adapt so that they can improve their life qualities. Methods. This study aims to identify and explain the relationship of fluid management with quality of life for hemodialysis patients in hospitals. The design of the research was descriptive correlation. The instruments were questionnaires of fluid management, and life quality. There were 92 respondents, taken by using purposive sampling technique. Results. The results showed that on average, the respondents still had quite high fluid excess which mean score, median, and deviation standard of fluid management were 78.07, 77.50, and 9.50 respectively. The qualities of their lives decreased significantly with mean 59.61 (SD 21.32). The analysis of research results used Pearson testing (bivariate analysis). The results of correlation analysis showed that there was not any correlation between fluid management and hemodialysis patients' life qualities (p= 0.253 and r= -0.120). Patients with chronic renal failure undergoing hemodialysis field of weight gain interdialisis more than 3.9% causes them to be at a risk of developing complications of fluid overload so that decreased quality of life. Conclusion. The nurse at the hemodialysis unit are expected to increase the frequency of hemodialysis three times a week, giving education about fluid intake restrictions to the provision of fluid restriction pocket book as well as assessing the quality of life for hemodialysis patients on an ongoing basis.
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TY - CONF AU - Cholina Trisa Siregar AU - Yusnaini Siagian PY - 2016/12 DA - 2016/12 TI - Fluid Management Correlation with the Quality of Life in Hemodialysis Patients in Medan BT - Proceedings of the 1st Public Health International Conference (PHICo 2016) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 210 EP - 214 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/phico-16.2017.40 DO - 10.2991/phico-16.2017.40 ID - TrisaSiregar2016/12 ER -