Symptom management among patients with chronic kidney disease

Seema Rao, Nandini Vallath, Vishwanath Siddini, Tukaram Jamale, DIvya Bajpai, Nitish Sancheti, Dharshan Rangaswamy

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Abstract

Patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) experience high symptom burden, both physical and psychological, that is underrecognized and undertreated. The high symptom burden significantly impacts the quality of life for patients and their families. This review enumerates the various physical and psychological symptoms that patients with CKD often experience and guides in the management of these symptoms. This review follows the recommended international guidelines and has been tailored to suit the Indian context.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S14-S29
JournalIndian Journal of Palliative Care
Volume27
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2021

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Health Policy
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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