Search for dissertations about: "Psychological factors related with dialysis"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Psychological factors related with dialysis.

  1. 1. Living with chronic kidney disease : perceptions of illness and health-related quality of life

    Author : Agneta Pagels; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : Chronic kidney disease;

    Abstract : This thesis comprises two studies concerning illness perceptions and perceived health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). The overall aim was to evaluate psychometric properties of a Swedish translation of the Revised Illness Perception Questionnaire (IPQ-R) (study I), and furthermore to explore illness perceptions (study I) and HRQoL (study II) in adult patients in different stages of renal insufficiency (CKD stages 2-5). READ MORE

  2. 2. Gastrointestinal symptoms in chronic renal failure. Prevalence and pathophysiological mechanisms

    Author : Hans Strid; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Chronic renal failure; end-stage renal disease; gastrointestinal symptoms; overuse; proton pump inhibitors; H2-receptor antagonists; quality of life; manometry; small intestinal bacterial overgrowth; gastric emptying; Helicobacter pylori;

    Abstract : Chronic renal failure (CRF) has a varying etiology and is characterised by an increasing accumulation of toxic metabolic waste products in the blood. Malnutrition is a common finding in uraemic patients and is regarded as a marker for morbidity and mortality. Many factors, including gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms, lead to malnutrition in CRF. READ MORE