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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Knowledge Level Regarding Dietary Modification Among Patients With Chronic Renal Disease Waiting For Renal Transplant

Rajeesh R Nair, Sam Francis Fernandez, S Sivapriya, PA Sreekutty

Keywords : Dietary Modification, Chronic Renal Disease, Renal Transplant

Citation Information : Nair RR, Fernandez SF, Sivapriya S, Sreekutty P. Knowledge Level Regarding Dietary Modification Among Patients With Chronic Renal Disease Waiting For Renal Transplant. 2016; 9 (2):7-9.

DOI: 10.5005/pjn-9-2-7

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-08-2016

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2016; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Objectives: To assess the knowledge regarding dietary modification among patients waiting for renal transplant Materials and methods of study: Descriptive research Non probability convenience sampling technique Result: Majority, 72% of patients had adequate knowledge, 5% participants are very good knowledge and approximately, 22% of patients knowledge was poor. Conclusion: The study revealed that there is a need for making them aware of the importance of diet modification before pre transplantation period for the better outcome after transplantation.


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