Effect of programmed nursing care in prevention of hemodialysis complications
Journal of Critical Care Nursing : March 30, 2009,
2 (2); e7171
April 30, 2009
Article Type: Research Article
August 30, 2016
March 30, 2009
E, Najafi Mehri
G R, Samiey
S. et al. Effect of programmed nursing care in prevention of hemodialysis complications,
Crit Care Nurs J.
Aims. This study was performed with the aim of assessing the effect of programmed nursing care on prevention of
hemodialysis complications in under treatment patients in Shahid Beheshti University affiliated hospitals.
Methods. This research is a quasi-experimental one-group before and after study. 30 under hemodialysis patients were
selected by non-random method. These 30 patients once were considered as control group and once as case group. Data
collecting instrument consisted of two checklisst and demographic data questionnaire. The nursing care protocol was
supplied based on valid references and professional acceptance. Nursing care protocol contained preparing of hemodialysis
machine, preparing of patient and machine connecting to patient, caring during hemodialysis (blood pressure control every
hour and checking complications and their removal) and caring immediately after hemodialysis such as controling and
chartitng patent’s weight, blood pressure and hemorrhage after disconnecting patient from machine. Data was analyzed by
Fisher exact test.
Results. There were significant differences at frequency of hypotention, hypertention, nausea and vomiting and muscles
cramp after and before care performing stages.
Conclusion. The nurses decrease hemodialysis complications in patients by performing programmed nursing care.
Hemodialysis, Programmed Nursing Care, Nursing Assessment
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