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|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||Quality of life and well-being of people receiving haemodialysis treatment in Scotland: A cross-sectional survey|
quality of life
|Citation:||Alshraifeen A, McCreaddie M & Evans J (2014) Quality of life and well-being of people receiving haemodialysis treatment in Scotland: A cross-sectional survey. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 20 (5), pp. 518-523. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijn.12194|
|Abstract:||End-stage renal disease is a complex, progressive and debilitating illness that affects patients' quality of life, physical and mental health, well-being, social functioning and emotional health. A cross-sectional survey was carried out in renal dialysis centres in Scotland to assess patients' health status and the impact of haemodialysis treatment on quality of life and well-being. A sample of 72 participants was recruited. Participants scored considerably lower than the UK general population in all domains of health-related quality of life, although mental health components were nearer to general population norms than physical health components. However, 34 (47%) participants achieved a score on a general well-being questionnaire that was indicative of stress and anxiety. Increasing age was associated with better overall mental health, but worse physical functioning. Increasing levels of hope and support were associated with improved general well-being.|
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