TITLE

QUALIDADE DE VIDA DE PACIENTES COM INSUFICIÊNCIA RENAL CRÔNICA--DA HEMODIÁLISE AO TRANSPLANTE RENAL

AUTHOR(S)
Coelho de Lima MagalhÆes, Alexsandra; Domingos Coelho, Gilberto; Assump‡Æo de Azevedo, Maristela; Delacanal Lazzari, Daniele; Jung, Walnice
PUB. DATE
September 2013
SOURCE
Journal of Nursing UFPE / Revista de Enfermagem UFPE;set2013, Vol. 7 Issue 9, p5442
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Objective: to analyze the quality of life (QOL) of people with Chronic Renal insufficiency (CRI) who are undergoing hemodialysis treatment compared to transplanted, with application of the SF-36. Method: quantitative study, descriptive, transversal, with 34 patients on dialysis and transplant unit 34 of Hemodialysis and Renal Transplantation outpatient clinic of a hospital of Florianópolis (Santa Catarina), randomly selected by the criteria: IRC carrier; over the age of 18 years; without restrictions on oral communication; who are undergoing hemodialysis or kidney transplanted. In the analysis of the data, we used descriptive statistics. The Research Ethics Committee, Protocol No. 2011/0033, has approved the research project. Results: scores of QOL of transplanted showed statistically significant differences in six areas: functional capacity, physical/social and emotional aspects, general health, vitality, compared to on dialysis. Conclusion: kidney transplant recipients have better QOL, in general health and limitations on physical aspects, compared to patients on dialysis.
ACCESSION #
90509001

 

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