Néphrologie & Thérapeutique


The effect of self-care education through teach back method on the quality of life in hemodialysis patients Volume 16, issue 4, Juillet 2020


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1 IntroductionEnd-stage renal disease is a growing public health concern, and one of the leading causes of death and disability worldwide, especially in people over 60 years of age [1,2]. It is estimated that, 1,900,000 people in the world suffer from end stage renal disease, of which 1,455,000 are under hemodialysis [3]. In Iran, the growth rate of this disease is higher than the global average and is about 22.6% per year [4,5]. According to the reports from the Iranian center for research on renal [...]