Nutritional assessment for hemodialysis patients in Al Karak city

Other Title(s)

التقييم التغذوي لمرضى غسيل الكلى في مدينة الكرك

Dissertant

al-Butush, Iman Haytham Ata Allah

Thesis advisor

al-Rawashidah, Abd Allah Yasin Abd al-Fattah

University

Mutah University

Faculty

Faculty of Agriculture

Department

Nutrition and Food Technology Department

University Country

Jordan

Degree

Master

Degree Date

2020

English Abstract

Malnutrition is common among dialysis patients worldwide, as it is associated with increased morbidity and mortality.

Proper nutrition may play an important role in improving nutritional status and reducing malnutrition and complications from dialysis.

This study aims to evaluate the nutrition status of dialysis patients in Karak city also to determine the prevalence of malnutrition and complications that resulting from dialysis.

Ninety-seven hemodialysis patients (56 males and 41 females) participated in this study; the mean of their ages was 52.72±14.17 years.

Data were collected by questionnaire and were determined the demographic, socioeconomic and medical history factors, for24 hours recall .In addition to biochemical tests like albumin, creatinine, cholesterol, potassium and sodium levels in serum, and others were determined Malnutrition was observed in patients by using more than one indicator, where patients had low energy intake (86.59%), patients who had low protein intake (88.65%), patients with hypoalbuminemia (68.04%), patients with low serum creatinine (47.42%) and patients with low serum cholesterol (72.16%).

Furthermore,88.65% of patients had hypertension and 37.11% of patients had diabetes mellitus.

In addition, there was an increase in the prevalence of hemodialysis complications (anemia 93.81%, hypertension 88.65%, and hyperkalemia 29.89%).

Conclusions: The results revealed high rates of malnutrition and complications of hemodialysis among patients in Karak city.

Therefore, it is necessary to continuously assess the nutritional status of patients to improve their nutritional status and quality of life.

Main Subjects

Nutrition & Dietetics

No. of Pages

57

Table of Contents

Table of contents.

Abstract.

Abstract in Arabic.

Chapter One : Introduction.

Chapter Two : Literature review.

Chapter Three : Methodology.

Chapter Four : Result and discussion.

References.

American Psychological Association (APA)

al-Butush, Iman Haytham Ata Allah. (2020). Nutritional assessment for hemodialysis patients in Al Karak city. (Master's theses Theses and Dissertations Master). Mutah University, Jordan
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-1380586

Modern Language Association (MLA)

al-Butush, Iman Haytham Ata Allah. Nutritional assessment for hemodialysis patients in Al Karak city. (Master's theses Theses and Dissertations Master). Mutah University. (2020).
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-1380586

American Medical Association (AMA)

al-Butush, Iman Haytham Ata Allah. (2020). Nutritional assessment for hemodialysis patients in Al Karak city. (Master's theses Theses and Dissertations Master). Mutah University, Jordan
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-1380586

Language

English

Data Type

Arab Theses

Record ID

BIM-1380586