Volume 15, Issue 6 (September 2017)                   Nursing and Midwifery Journal 2017, 15(6): 415-423 | Back to browse issues page

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Mollazadeh F, hemmati maslakpak M. THE COMPARISON OF SELF-ESTEEM OF PATIENTS UNDERGOING HEMODIALYSIS WITH KIDNEY TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS. Nursing and Midwifery Journal 2017; 15 (6) :415-423
URL: http://unmf.umsu.ac.ir/article-1-3217-en.html
1- MSc student, Medical- Surgical Nursing, Urmia University of Medical Sciences
2- Associate Professor of Nursing, Maternal and Child Obesity Research Center, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, Iran (Corresponding Author) , hemmatma@yahoo.com
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Background & Aims: 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 self-esteem 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 self-esteem 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.    
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