Validity and reliability of the Turkish version of the thirst distress scale in patients on hemodialysis.

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PURPOSE Thirst has been reported as an important source of distress for patients on hemodialysis. However, there is no instrument available that assesses thirst distress of Turkish patients on hemodialysis. Therefore, the aim of this study was to examine the psychometric properties of the Turkish version of the Thirst Distress Scale (TDS-T) for patients on… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.anr.2013.10.001

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