Being a parent on dialysis : a literature review

Wadd, Kaylene, King, Lindy, Bennett, Paul and Grant, Julian 2011, Being a parent on dialysis : a literature review, Journal of renal care, vol. 37, no. 4, pp. 208-215.

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Title Being a parent on dialysis : a literature review
Author(s) Wadd, Kaylene
King, Lindy
Bennett, Paul
Grant, Julian
Journal name Journal of renal care
Volume number 37
Issue number 4
Start page 208
End page 215
Total pages 8
Publisher European Dialysis and Transplant Nurses Association : European Renal Care Association
Place of publication Paris, France
Publication date 2011
ISSN 1755-6678
1755-6686
Keyword(s) Dialysis
Parent
Chronic Kidney Disease
Summary Aim
This literature review explored the extant literature to further our understanding of the experience of being a parent on dialysis.
Methods
Keywords used to search the literature were haemodialysis, hemodialysis, chronic kidney disease, end stage renal disease, parent and experience. Databases searched included CINAHL, Medline, Wiley/Blackwell, EBSCOHost, Web of Science, Pubmed, and ProQuest. Years included were 1999 to 2009. Seventeen primary research articles (sixteen qualitative, one mixed methods) met the search criteria with only one on parents undergoing dialysis.
Findings
The experience of the parent on dialysis has rarely been explored in the literature. Related research has indicated important themes including: restricted lives; relationships; adjustment; consequences and future outlook.
Conclusions
More should be known about challenges that face parents who receive dialysis. This review established an urgent need for further research to determine the experiences and needs of this population to provide empirical, person-centred nursing care.
Language eng
Field of Research 111003 Clinical Nursing: Secondary (Acute Care)
Socio Economic Objective 920210 Nursing
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2011, European Dialysis and Transplant Nurses Association
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30039937

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Nursing and Midwifery
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