Rates of Intentional and Unintentional Nonadherence to Peritoneal Dialysis Regimes and Associated Factors

@inproceedings{Yu2016RatesOI,
  title={Rates of Intentional and Unintentional Nonadherence to Peritoneal Dialysis Regimes and Associated Factors},
  author={Zhen Li Yu and Vanessa Yin Woan Lee and Augustine Wee Cheng Kang and Sally Chan and Marjorie Wai-Yin Foo and Choong Meng Chan and Konstadina Griva and Pasqual Barretti},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2016}
}
With increasing emphasis on expanding home-based dialysis, there is a need to understand adherence outcomes. This study set out to examine the prevalence and predictors of nonadherence among patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis. A cross sectional sample of 201 peritoneal dialysis patients recruited between 2010-2011 from Singapore General Hospital completed measures of quality of life, medication beliefs, self-efficacy and emotional distress. Nonadherence rates were high; 18% for dialysis… CONTINUE READING

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