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Enfermería Nefrológica

On-line version ISSN 2255-3517Print version ISSN 2254-2884


MORENO RUBIO, Fanny et al. Emotional disorder in renal transplant patients. Enferm Nefrol [online]. 2016, vol.19, n.2, pp.147-153. ISSN 2255-3517.

Introduction: Renal transplant, being a therapy that improves the quality of life of patients with chronic renal failure, one represent new paragraph Patient challenge, it would take one to have emotional disorders As tales of anxiety and depression associated one Risk Factors . To describe the anxiety and depression of patients transplanted Hospital San José through the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS). Materials and methods: One cohort descriptive study was done, during the months of April-September 2015. Where the patients in the transplant program at the Hospital of San José program were included. As an instrument applying the HADS, sociodemographic data, comorbidities and time scale after transplantation. Results: The instrument was applied about 176 patients, of whom 10.7% had clinical problems such as anxiety; TIME after transplant scam UN agency and 1.13% 5-10 años clinical problem as depression. The prevalent comorbidity WAS Hypertension (HTA) with 31.2%. Conclusion: No significant data was evident anxiety and depression in patients of Kidney Transplant Program attending monitored at the Hospital of San José. However it is considered necessary interdisciplinary support during monthly monitoring consultations, seeing the holistic patient and highlighting the importance of nurses in early detection of emotional disorders.

Keywords : anxiety; depression; kidney transplant.

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