To compare the patient's body imaging under hemodialysis treatment with patients renal transplantation - Payesh (Health Monitor)
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Rozita Rezai, Shirin Hejazi, Jasmen Shahnazarian, Mahmod Mahmodi, Seyyed Jalil Seyyedi. To compare the patient's body imaging under hemodialysis treatment with patients renal transplantation. Payesh 2009; 8 (3) :279-287
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2009; 8: 279-287
Accepted for publication: 15 May 2008
[EPub a head of print-20Apr. 2009]

Objective(s): To compare body image between patients under hemodialysis treatment and renal transplantation.
Methods: Randomly one hundred fifty patients who had hospitalized in renal units affiliated to Tehran and Iran universities of medicals sciences.  The method of data collection was interviewing. An interview from including 2 sections and 38 questions has been arranged.
Results: Our study showed that 33.3% of hemodialysis patients have had quite negative body imaging, while only 2.7% patients with renal transplantation had negative image about their body. This difference was statistically significant (P<0.0001).
Conclusion: Nurses as a group that has close contact with these patients should have special attention to pateints psychic health.

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type of study: Descriptive |
Accepted: 2018/11/28 | Published: 2009/07/15

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