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Sleep quality, depression, and quality of life in elderly hemodialysis patients

Overview of attention for article published in International Journal of Nephrology and Renovascular Disease, October 2012
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Sleep quality, depression, and quality of life in elderly hemodialysis patients
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International Journal of Nephrology and Renovascular Disease, October 2012
DOI 10.2147/ijnrd.s36493
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Kultigin Turkmen, Erdur, Faruk Turgut, Lutfullah Altintepe, Halil Zeki Tonbul, Emaad M Abdel-Rahman, Ibrahim Guney, Abduzhappar Gaipov, Mustafa Saglam

Abstract

Both the incidence and the prevalence of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in elderly patients are increasing worldwide. Elderly ESRD patients have been found to be more prone to depression than the general population. There are many studies that have addressed the relationship between sleep quality (SQ), depression, and health related quality of life (HRQoL) in ESRD patients, but previous studies have not confirmed the association in elderly hemodialysis (HD) patients. Therefore, the aim of the present study was to demonstrate this relationship in elderly HD patients.

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Country Count As %
India 1 1%
Kazakhstan 1 1%
Brazil 1 1%
Unknown 64 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 11 16%
Student > Master 10 15%
Researcher 7 10%
Student > Ph. D. Student 5 7%
Student > Doctoral Student 3 4%
Other 13 19%
Unknown 18 27%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Nursing and Health Professions 17 25%
Medicine and Dentistry 17 25%
Psychology 6 9%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2 3%
Unspecified 2 3%
Other 3 4%
Unknown 20 30%
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