Nutritional knowledge in hemodialysis patients and nurses: focus on phosphorus.

  title={Nutritional knowledge in hemodialysis patients and nurses: focus on phosphorus.},
  author={Adamasco Cupisti and V. Ferretti and C. D'alessandro and Isabella Petrone and Adriana Di Giorgio and Mario Meola and Vincenzo Panichi and Paolo G. M. Conti and Alberto Lippi and Raffaele Caprioli and Alessandro Capitanini},
  journal={Journal of renal nutrition : the official journal of the Council on Renal Nutrition of the National Kidney Foundation},
  volume={22 6},
OBJECTIVE To assess the knowledge of adult hemodialysis patients and nurses working in dialysis units, specifically with regard to knowledge of phosphorus and other nutrients related to dietary management of end-stage renal disease. DESIGN Cross-sectional cohort study. SETTING Hemodialysis unit. SUBJECTS One hundred ninety-one hemodialysis patients and 105 dialysis nurses, as well as 86 control hospital employees who are not health professionals. INTERVENTION Nutritional knowledge was… CONTINUE READING


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