Hemodialysis is an important treatment method for the patients of kidney disease. To make the hemodialysis more effective, patients who are taking hemodialysis should pay attention to the following points:
First, matters needing attention in daily life: ①，take hemodialysis
regularly; ②, do exercise properly and have a sufficient rest and sleep; ③,
prevent infections and develop a good health habit; ④, examine the blood
pressure regularly and take it down; ⑤, develop a good habit of evacuation
regularly to prevent from constipation and take stool softener if it is
necessary; ⑥, pay attention to the intake of water and diets; ⑦, pay attention
to the occurrence of haemorrhagia, the color of defecate and urine and whether
there are blutpunkte or ecchymosis on the skin; ⑧, keep an optimistic mood; ⑨,
if there are any emergency or uncomfortable conditions, patients should go to
see the doctor in time and contact the dialysis center.
Second, how to measure the weight at home? ①, weight at the same certain time
everyday by the same platform scale; ②, the difference of weight between two
times of dialysis should not surpass 2-3 kg; ③, the reference of dialysis: the
times of dialysis every week can range from one time to three times, and the
change of weight can range within 0.5kg/day if you take dialysis once a week,
1.0kg/day if twice a week and 1.5kg/day if three times a week.
Third, how to control the intake of water properly?①, examine the urine
volume everyday; ②, the reasonable water intake of everyday is the volume of
urine plusing 500ml; ③, don't eat too salty food or you will feel thirsty and
want to drink water all the time; ④, there is much water in the porridge and
noodles, so patients should control the intake of water strictly.
Forth, the self-nursing of arteries and veins: ①, keep clean all the time and
prevent the infections; ②, examined the blood by vessels by hands or
stethoscopy, there will be obvious rustle and ripple or vibration feelings, if
there is no these phenomena, patients should go to see the doctor in time; ③, in
daily life, don't lift heavy things by the side with internal fistula and avoid
too tight clothes or too tight binding-up.
Fifth, how to take medicine properly?Each kind of medicine has its own
effects and different taking-time and taking-method, so patients must take
medicine according to the doctors' directions. Some medicine should be taken
before meals while others should be taken after meals. Patients should take time
separately, lest affect the effects of medicine. For example, stomach milk pills
and calcium tablet should be taken together with the meals, which can help
decline the function of phosphorous ions.
Sixth, relieve the emotional stress: ①, when people are demoralized and
depressed, they can express their feeling out on order to relieve the emotional
stress; ②, communicate with patients who recovered well and learn some good
experience, which can enhance the confidence of conquering disease; ③, patients
with renal failure usually are accompanied with sexual functional disturbance,
if this can cause the discordance of daily life and problems of pregnancy,
patients can talk them with doctors; ④, take part in the communication
activities to open your hearts and learn more information to rich the circle of
The above mentioned tips are the matters needing attention for patients who
are taking dialysis, and hope the information is helpful for you. And if you
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