Self-Care of Patients with Vascular Access for Hemodialysis


The present study evaluated the self-care of patients with vascular access to hemodialysis of a second level Hospital in Mexico from a biopsychosocial perspective. It is a qualitative, descriptive, cross-sectional study where patients applied a semistructured instrument of 22 questions based on five areas: autoacceptation, social relationship, activity/rest, hygiene and eating habits in the liker scale With a Chronbach alpha of 0803. Where it was found that the patients show a deficit of self care with the 55% was inadequate in the area of activity/rest, according to the questions the 90% are tired, 45% stressed and the 25% carry out activities of effort, by the poor knowledge in those exercises that you can perform and these should be suitable for the improvement of its current state.

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Gabriela Montes Hernández, Juan Manuel Sánchez Soto, Magally Martinez Reyes, Anabelem Soberanes Martín


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Gabriela Montes Hernández, Juan Manuel Sánchez Soto, Magally Martinez Reyes, Anabelem Soberanes Martín (2018). Self-Care of Patients with Vascular Access for Hemodialysis. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Analysis, 1(02), -.