Gastrointestinal Symptoms among African Americans Undergoing Hemodialysis

Gastrointestinal Symptoms among African Americans Undergoing Hemodialysis


Identification: nnj_nd_15A2
Issue: November-December 2015
Volume: Vol. 42, No. 6
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Paula Dutka MSN, RN, CNN, disclosed that she is a coordinator of Clinical Trials for the following sponsors: Amgen, Rockwell Medical, Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Akebia Therapeutics, and Dynavax Technologies.

Norma J. Gomez, MBA, MSN, CNNe, disclosed that she is a member of the ZS Pharma Advisory Council.

Carol M. Headley DNSc, ACNP-BC, RN, CNN, disclosed that she is a Consultant and/or member of the Corporate Speaker’s Bureau for Sanofi Renal, and a member of the Advisory Board for Amgen.

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This article was reviewed and formatted for contact hour credit by Beth Ulrich, EdD, RN, FACHE, FAAN, Nephrology Nursing Journal Editor, and Sally Russell, MN, CMSRN, CPP ANNA Education Director.

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This article was reviewed and formatted for contact hour credit by Beth Ulrich, EdD, RN, FACHE, FAAN, Nephrology Nursing Journal Editor, and Sally Russell, MN, CMSRN, CPP ANNA Education Director.

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Goal
To provide an overview of the incidence of gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms in African-American patients undergoing hemodialysis using a descriptive correlational research design.

Objectives:

  1. Explain the influence of culture and dietary intake in African-American patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD) on hemodialysis (HD).
  2. List gastrointestinal symptoms experienced by African-American patients with ESRD on HD.
  3. Discuss factors other than adherence that may predict GI symptoms in African- American patients undergoing HD.

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Mark Gartman
12/6/17 6:31 pm

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Virpal Kaur Dhillon
4/1/18 2:36 pm

Very informative article that how GI symptoms are related to it.

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