THE EFFECT OF FAMILY–CENTERED EMPOWERMENT MODEL ON QUALITY OF LIFE OF HEMODIALYSIS PATIENTS

Salahi, Shahriar. and Javanbakhtian Ghahfarokhi, Rahele. and Hasheminia, Seyed AliMohammad. and Habibzadeh, Hossein. (2012) THE EFFECT OF FAMILY–CENTERED EMPOWERMENT MODEL ON QUALITY OF LIFE OF HEMODIALYSIS PATIENTS. J Urmia Nurs Midwifery, 10 (1).

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Abstract

Abstract Background & Aims : Improving and maintaining quality of life in hemodialysis patients needs strong support of family. This study aimed to study the effects of family-centered empowerment model on quality of life in hemodialysis patients. Materials & Methods : This semi quasi-experimental study was done on 99 hemodialysis patients. After considering age, sex, education level, and rate of dialysis per weeks, they were divided into two groups of case and control. Family empowerment program was performed in case group for 6 months. A standard questionnaire was used to assess the quality of life by both groups before and after the intervention. The collected data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, independent t-test and paired t-test. Result : Based on independent t-test, mean score of quality of life in case group in dominations such as physical functioning, activity limitation due to the difficult physical, vitality, body pain and general health had statistical significant difference(p<0.05) . Paired t-test indicates statistically significant difference in mean total quality of life before and after the program. This increased stability and quality of life in the intervention group was compared to the control group. Conclusion: Family Empowerment of patients treated with hemodialysis, while strengthening their capabilities to the field of patient care and improved quality of life preserved in patients provides.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Hemodialysis, Quality of life, family-centered empowerment model
Subjects: WJ Urogenital System
Divisions: Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery
Depositing User: zahra bagheri .
Date Deposited: 24 Oct 2017 09:21
Last Modified: 04 Mar 2018 10:36
URI: http://eprints.skums.ac.ir/id/eprint/6081

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