Nursing problems associated with depression in patients treated with renal replacement

Beata Białobrzeska

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Abstract

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) stages takes the stage and the marginal effect of renal replacement therapy. Accompanied by a number of frequentlyreported somatic symptoms, and slightly less emotional. One of the most common emotional symptoms is depression, which can affect each stage of CKD. This is a serious problem that requires treatment, which should not be underestimated. Depression is an illness feelings. Its cause is usually stress caused by factors that have an impact on the emotional life of man. The specificity of nephrology nurses based on close contact with patients. This enables early detection of depression and appropriate care to the patient. This is not easy because it requires that the members of the therapeutic team, emotional sensitivity, thorough professional knowledge and involvement in the therapeutic process. This paper aims to draw attention to the presence of an invisible problem in patients treated with renal replacement therapy.

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