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Home Care Management Practices of Caregivers of Patients Undergoing Hemodialysis

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Pankaj Pandey , Harleen Kaur, Sonia Rawat, Sanchita Pugazhendi
ยป doi: 10.48047/AF5BS.6.7.2024. 1642-1649


Aim: The study sought to evaluate the home care management practices of caregivers responsible for patients undergoing hemodialysis and examine the potential correlation between these practices and the caregivers' sociodemographic variables, the research aimed to shed light on how sociodemographic variables might influence the caregivers' approach to managing home care for patients undergoing hemodialysis. Material and Method: A quantitative research approach with a descriptive research design was used for the study. A total of 134 caregivers of patients undergoing hemodialysis were selected by purposive sampling technique. Data was collected by interview method with the use of a structured practice scale. Result: The result showed that caregivers 93(69.40%) had average practices 29(21.64%) had poor practices and only 12(8.95%) had good practices. Conclusion: It showed that an awareness program is required to enhance the knowledge of caregivers regarding home care management to improve the practices while giving care to their patients at home.

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