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Quality of Life Among Patients on Hemodialysis AtRSUD Tarakan, North Kalimantan, 2014
August 2016  //  DOI: 10.23886/ejki.4.6283.87-91
Winson Jos

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Abstract

Patients with end-stage renal disease require renal replacement therapy. Hemodialysis is the mostcommon renal replacement therapy in Indonesia. Quality of life assessment of patient undergoing hemodialysisshould be taken since it predicts mortality of end-stage renal disease patients. This cross-sectional studywas conducted at RSUD Tarakan. Primary data, such as socio-demography, comorbidity, and laboratoryresults were taken through history taking and medical records. Quality of life was assessed using KidneyDisease Quality of Life - Short Form (KDQOL-SF)-36 which has been used to measure quality of life ofpatients undergoing hemodialysis. There were 28 samples, with mean age of 53.5±13.8 years old, male(67.9%). high school graduates (28.6%) and main comorbidity was hypertension (83%). Hemoglobin meanscore was 8.01±2.12, serum ureum was 144.5±44.85 and serum creatinine score was 9.13±4.03. Physicaland mental health components score were 38.51±8.37 and 44.48±8.66. Other component mean scores wasphysical function 63.39±24.08. Limitation of role because of physical and mental reasons were 58.33±25.71and 53.3±16.61, pain 57.05±28.19, health perceptions 44.82±15.42, vitality 48.21±20.91, mental health55.14±21.45 and social function 53.3±16.61. Male had significantly lower mental health components score(p<0.05) and patients with hypertension had significantly worse SF-36 mean score compared to patientswithout history of hypertension (p<0.05). In conclusion, gender and hypertension was associated with lowerquality of life of patients undergoing hemodialysis.

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