Nursing Care For Patients Experiencing Clinical Complications During Haemodialysis

  • Viviane Queiroga Linhares
  • Anne Milane Formiga Bezerra
  • Maria do Carmo Andrade Duarte de Farias
  • Guilherme Gadelha Pereira de Carvalho
  • Raquel Campos de Medeiros
  • Maryama Naara Felix de Alencar Lima
  • Edineide Nunes da Silva
  • Francisco Geyson Fontenele Albuquerque

Abstract

Introduction: Patients with chronic renal disease treated by haemodialysis experience various changes in their daily lives, which they and their families need to adapt to and cope with.


Objective: To analyse the nursing care of patients with chronic renal failure on haemodialysis who experience clinical complications.


Method: A descriptive, exploratory study was conducted, using a quantitative approach. Data collection was performed using a sample of 73 patients at the Hemodialysis Center located at city of Patos-PB. The sample comprised 73 patients.


Results: 27 (37.0%) were female, aged between 20 and 88 years old. It was found that employees are 49.3% of respondents, in consonance to farmers with 31.5%. The most common complications were weakness (76.7%), headache (46.6%), cramp (43.8%) and pain (32.9%).


Conclusion: The trusting relationship between professionals and patients is paramount, because helps to improve adherence to treatment and, consequently, the reduction of complications; furthermore, educational and preventive actions are facilitated.

Published
Feb 10, 2017
How to Cite
QUEIROGA LINHARES, Viviane et al. Nursing Care For Patients Experiencing Clinical Complications During Haemodialysis. International Archives of Medicine, [S.l.], v. 10, feb. 2017. ISSN 1755-7682. Available at: <http://imedicalsociety.org/ojs/index.php/iam/article/view/2304>. Date accessed: 26 may 2017. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3823/2279.
Section
Nursing

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