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3rd Edition of

Singapore Nursing Research Conference

March 16-18, 2023 | Singapore

Nursing 2023

Asma Hamza Barnawi

Speaker at Singapore Nursing Research Conference 2023 - Asma Hamza Barnawi
Quality and Strategic Plan, Saudi Arabia

Title: Assessment concerns of end stage kidney disease client undergoing hemodialysis therapy

Abstract:

Introduction: End Stage Kidney Disease (ESKD) is a significant health problem in Saudi Arabia. The number of people requiring hemodialysis therapy in Saudi Arabia is growing, which poses challenges for health professionals and increases the client's physical, psychological, social, spiritual, and economic concerns.

Aim: To assess the concerns of end-stage kidney disease clients undergoing hemodialysis therapy. Design: Descriptive analytical design has been used.

Setting: Hemodialysis center at Al-Noor Specialist Hospital, Makkah city, Saudi Arabia for seven months from April to October 2016.

Sample: Convenience sample from 250 clients. Tools: Tool I- demographic and clinical data, Tool II- Questionnaire to assess concerns of end-stage kidney diseases client undergoing hemodialysis therapy.

Results: There were statistically significant relations in physical, psychological, social, spiritual, and economic concerns at (p-value≤ 0.050). Nearly three-quarters (74.0%) of the clients had psychological concerns, (72.4%) had social concerns and (71.6%) had physical concerns. Nearly half of the clients had spiritual concerns (49.2%) and exactly half of the clients (50%) had economical concerns. The Mean± SD of psychological, social, physical, spiritual, and economic concerns was (2.74±.44), (2.68±.54), (2.68±.52), (2.32±.75), and (1.50±.50) respectively.

Conclusions: The current study concluded that there were statistically significant relations in physical, psychological, social, spiritual, and economic concerns. Nearly three-quarters of clients had psychological, physical, and social concerns respectively. Nearly half of the clients had spiritual concerns, while exactly half of the clients had economical concerns.

Recommendation: Implement an educational workshop for Nephrology nurses about the importance of accurate assessment of ESKD client concerns undergoing hemodialysis therapy. Reused the developed questionnaire of ESKD for assessment of client concerns undergoing hemodialysis therapy in a different area and culture.

Biography:

Master coach- Asma Hamza Barnawi/ post graduated from (MSN) King Abdul Aziz University in the medical surgical nursing department, I have a Master's degree in Quality and Business Administration from JOHN HOPICANS UNIVERSITY, I work as a nursing Manager, and quality consultant at King Abdul Aziz Hospital, Makkah, Saudi Arabia

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