BACKGROUND : End stage renal failure is a chronic disease that exerts a great negative impact on patients health-related quality of life mainly due to the accompanied impairment or to the imposed limitations in almost all domains of their daily lives..
Hemodialysis consists a complex procedure for patients that requires frequent hospital or dialysis centers visits, mainly three times a week, thus implying substantial changes in the normal way of patients living..
Assessment of health-related quality of life is a predictive indicator of the outcome of the disease as well as a valuable research tool in assessing the effectiveness of therapeutic intervention, patients survival and hospitalizations.
The aim of the present study was to explore the quality of life of Hemodialysis patients
AIM : The aim of this study is to critically assess the quality of life Of the patient undergoing haemodialysis in a selected hospital D.Y.Patil Hospital.
METHOD : A comprehensive research search for primary research articles was conducted using the Medline and Pubmed, Medscape, Cochrane and Google scholar database, researchgate using keywords, Haemodialysis, Quality of life was entered into a search engine. A number of highly perfinent Papers relevant to the aims of review where identified , only those papers which satisfied the inclusive criteria, were selected for inclusion in this review.
DISCUSSION: In the study all the reviews were able to produce significant results with regard to quality of life of patients undergoing haemodialysis in selected D.Y.Patil Hospital. Several quality of life where assist in reviews like demographic data, physical, psychological domain, occupation etc.Data were collected by completion of specially designed questionnaire which apart from sociio-demographic and clinical variables it also included Missoula, Vitas QOL Idex (MVQOLI) for assessing QOL.
Key words: important ,quality ,life, patient, knowledge etc