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The impact of haemodialysis on patient’s cognitive, physical and emotional well-being requires further study
  1. Amani Khalil1,
  2. Helen Noble2
  1. 1 School of Nursing, The University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
  2. 2 School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queens University Belfast, Belfast, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Amani Khalil, School of Nursing, University of Jordan, Amman 11942, Jordan; a.khalil{at}ju.edu.jo

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Commentary on: Jones DJ, Harvey K, Harris JP, et al. Understanding the impact of haemodialysis on UK National Health Service patients' well-being: A qualitative investigation. J Clin Nurs. 2017; 27:193-204.

Implications for practice and research

  • In order to promote optimal quality of life, a holistic approach to treatment for patients receiving haemodialysis (HD) is essential and should acknowledge all aspects of well-being.

  • Clinical examination and self-reported tools should be used regularly in the assessment of symptoms.

  • Perception of control contributes significantly to patient outcomes when dealing with patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD).

Context

ESRD is the advanced stage of chronic kidney disease and results when patients require renal replacement therapy. It is …

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