Mollazadeh, F and Hemmati Maslak Pak, M (2017) THE COMPARISON OF SELF-ESTEEM OF PATIENTS UNDERGOING HEMODIALYSIS WITH KIDNEY TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS. The J Urmia Nurs Midwifery Fac, 15 (6). pp. 415-423.

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For the treatment of chronic kidney disease, two methods of hemodialysis and kidney transplant have the greatest clinical application. Each of these methods has its own advantages and disadvantages and can have a significant impact on self-esteem of person. Comparison of selfesteem in kidney transplant recipients and patients undergoing hemodialysis provides valuable information about the status of these patients and changes in the mental status and at the top of them in self-esteem of these people. Therefore this study aimed to compare the self-esteem of patients undergoing hemodialysis with kidney transplant recipients in Academic centers in Urmia 2016. Materials & Methods: In this descriptive- analytical study, 174 patients including 86 patients undergoing hemodialysis and 88 patients with kidney transplant were selected with available method in 1395 and filled out the Demographic questionnaire and Rosenberg self-esteem questionnaire, Then data collected and analyzed by SPSS v22 with the independent t test and Pearson and chi square tests. Results: The result of independent t-test showed statistically significant difference in Self-esteem mean scores in kidney transplant recipients compared to patients undergoing hemodialysis So that the selfesteem of patients undergoing hemodialysis were significantly lower than the kidney transplant recipients(P=0.0001). Conclusion: According to the findings of this study can be concluded that, the self-esteem of the kidney transplant recipients is better than patients undergoing hemodialysis. Therefore, patients undergoing hemodialysis requires more support in the psychological and psychological and knowledge dimensions and it can be with enhancement of informing about kidney transplantation and the positive effects of it on self-esteem of kidney transplant recipients, improve the culture of organ transplants in the community and has had a positive impact on the community's mental health.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Chronic kidney Failure, Kidney Transplantation, Renal Dialysis, Self- esteem
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email
Date Deposited: 16 Apr 2018 05:17
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2019 05:14

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