Adherence to dietary and fluid restrictions among patients undergoing hemodialysis: An observational study
Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health
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.
Beerappa, Harish and Chandrababu, Ramesh, "Adherence to dietary and fluid restrictions among patients undergoing hemodialysis: An observational study" (2019). Open Access Archive. 757.