Assessment of Risk factors and Medication adherence of Chronic kidney disease patients in a tertiary care teaching hospital.

Siddiqua, Ayesha and Firdows, Syeda and Naveneeha, K and Srujana, P and Kumar, S (2014) Assessment of Risk factors and Medication adherence of Chronic kidney disease patients in a tertiary care teaching hospital. International journal of allied medical sciences and clinical research (IJAMSCR), 2 (4). pp. 395-400. ISSN 2347-6567

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Abstract

Chronic Kidney disease also known as Chronic Renal disease, is the progressive,irreversible deterioration of renal function. Objectives: The main objective of this study was to assess the Risk factors and Medication adherence of CKD patients in a rural tertiary care teaching hospital. Methods: It is a prospective observational study conducted over a period of six months. The data was collected using a Risk assessment form and Morisky medication adherence questionnaire form. This form constitutes of close ended questions. Results: In this study 300 subjects consisting of 188 (62.7%) men and 112 (37.3%) women had Chronic Kidney disease. In this study age, gender, BMI, Family history, smoking and alcoholics were observed for risk factor assessment and Morisky medication adherence scale was used to assess adherence of the patient towards medication. In CKD patients, age is a major risk factor, in which more number of patients of age 41-50 years were 92(30.7%) found. Commonly seen risk factors were age, gender, BMI and family history. More no. of patients were highly adherent to their medication i.e 51.3%. Conclusion: By this study we concluded that more number of Male patients were highly exposed to risk factors when compared to the Females whereas regarding the medication adherence it was found that the patients who were adherent to their medications were good in number. Keywords: Chronic kidney disease, Risk factors, Medication adherence.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Pharmacy
Divisions: College of Pharmacy > Pharmacy
Depositing User: Dr. Ayesha Siddiqua
Date Deposited: 16 Aug 2017 12:17
Last Modified: 16 Aug 2017 12:17
URI: http://eprints.kku.edu.sa/id/eprint/804

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