publication . Article . 2015

Exploring the opinion of hemodialysis patients about their dialysis unit

Ahmed F. Donia; Elhadedy, M. A.; El-Maghrabi, H. M.; Abbas, M. H.; Foda, M. A.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2015 Journal: Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation (issn: 1319-2442, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
Abstract
Hemodialysis (HD) patients are subjected to a number of physical and mental stresses. Physicians might be unaware of some of these problems. We assessed our patients' opinion about the service provided at the dialysis unit. Our unit has 89 patients on HD. A questionnaire exploring our patients' opinion relative to the service provided was prepared. The patients were asked to fill-in the questionnaire in a confidential manner. Questionnaires were then collected and examined while unaware of patient identities. Sixty-nine patients (77.5%) responded to the questionnaire. Eight patients (11.6%) revealed their names on the questionnaire. According to the questionnair...
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Medical Subject Headings: education
free text keywords: Medicine, R, Food service, Audit, Patient satisfaction, Family medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, Confidentiality, Intensive care medicine, Physical therapy, Hemodialysis, medicine.medical_treatment, Dialysis, business.industry, business
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publication . Article . 2015

Exploring the opinion of hemodialysis patients about their dialysis unit

Ahmed F. Donia; Elhadedy, M. A.; El-Maghrabi, H. M.; Abbas, M. H.; Foda, M. A.;