Volume 7, Issue 1 (12-2021)                   hrjbaq 2021, 7(1): 50-58 | Back to browse issues page

XML Persian Abstract Print

Download citation:
BibTeX | RIS | EndNote | Medlars | ProCite | Reference Manager | RefWorks
Send citation to:

Milan M, Nasimi F, Hafizi I, Ghorbanzade M, Hosseini Y. Evaluation of the Level of Spiritual Health in Patients Undergoing Hemodialysis. hrjbaq. 2021; 7 (1) :50-58
URL: http://hrjbaq.ir/article-1-535-en.html
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Jahrom University of Medical Sciences, Jahrom, Iran , (nasimif2011@gmail.com)
Abstract:   (470 Views)

Introduction: Chronic and debilitating diseases confront the person with questions about the meaning and purpose of life. Many patients recognize spiritual health as a factor that creates meaning and purpose in life and promotes quality of life. Therefore, the aim of this study was to evaluate the level of spiritual health in patients undergoing hemodialysis.
Materials and Methods: In this descriptive correlational study, 82 patients undergoing hemodialysis were selected by census method. The study population was all patients undergoing hemodialysis referred to the hemodialysis center. Necessary data were collected using the Pulotzin and Ellison Spiritual Health Questionnaire and analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics.
Results: The mean age of patients was 60.9 12 12.5, most of whom were female (54.4%), and 96.3% of the research units were married, of which 61% had a history of underlying diseases. Findings showed that the religious and spiritual health of patients undergoing hemodialysis is moderate and also the existential health of these people is low.
Conclusion: The results of this study show that spiritual health in people undergoing hemodialysis is moderate. Due to the effect of chronic renal failure and hemodialysis on various physical and mental dimensions of patients, nurses with a holistic care approach with an emphasis on the spiritual dimension of care to strive to improve the spiritual health of patients.

Author Contribution: All authors contributed equally in this work.
Conflict of Interest: The authors declare that have no conflict of interest in this study.
Funding/Supports: Financial support of Jahrom University of Medical Sciences.
Ethical Considerations: All ethical concerns respected in this study. Also, it was approved in ethical committee of Jahrom University of Medical Sciences (IRJUMS.REC.1395.135).
Applicable Remarks: To help for finding the better ways for recovery and easier life of dialysis patients.

Full-Text [PDF 1303 kb]   (174 Downloads)    
Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2021/09/22 | Revised: 2022/03/13 | Accepted: 2021/11/29 | ePublished ahead of print: 2022/02/12 | Published: 2022/03/9

1. Lucchetti G, Almeida LGCd, Granero AL. Espiritualidade no paciente em diálise: o nefrologista deve abordar? Jornal Brasileiro de Nefrologia. 2010;32(1):128-32. DOI: 10.1590/s0101-28002010000100020
2. Smeltzer S, Bare B, Hinkle J, Cheever K. Brunner and Suddarth's Textbook of Medical Surgical Nursing, 12th Edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2009.
3. Ebrahimi B, Davoodi A, AlHayari R, Fathi S. Study Physiological stress intensity associated with treatment In hemodialysis patients referred to Booali Teaching Hospital in Ardabil. Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences. 2011.
4. Al-Sayyari A, Al-Jumaih A, Al-Onazi K, Binsalih S, Hejaili F. A Study of Quality of Life and its Determinants among Hemodialysis Patients Using the KDQOL-SF Instrument in One Center in Saudi Arabia. Arab Journal of Nephrology and Transplantation. 2011;4(3). DOI: 10.4314/ajnt.v4i3.71024
5. Omidvari S. Spiritual health; concepts and challenges. Quranic Interdisciplinary Studies Journal of Iranian. 2009;1(1):5-17.
6. Craven RF, Hirnle CJ. Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2009.
7. Faribors B, Fatemeh A, Hamidreza H. The relationship between nurses’ spiritual intelligence and happiness in Iran. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. 2010;5:1556-61. DOI: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.07.325
8. Damari B. Spiritual Health. Tehran publications and community medicine. 2009.
9. Potter PA, Perry AG. Fundamentals of nursing. Second edition. Elsevier. 2005:536-56.
10. Fardinmehr O, Farajzadegan Z, Emami Naini A, Mortazavi M, Gholamrezaei A. The validity andreliability of the Persian Version of Kidney DiseaseQuality of Life Questionnaire-Short Form(KDQOL-SF) in Iranian patients. Journal of Isfahanmedical school 2012;29(165).
11. Rezaei M, Seyedfatemi N, Hosseini F. Spiritual well-being in cancerpatients who undergo chemotherapy. Hayat. 2009;14(4):33-9.
12. Rezaei M, Fatemi NS, Givari A, Hoseini F. Relation between prayer activity and spiritual well-being in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. Iran Journal of Nursing. 2007;20(52):51-61.
13. McCauley J, Tarpley MJ, Haaz S, Bartlett SJ. Daily spiritual experiences of older adults with and without arthritis and the relationship to health outcomes. Arthritis Care & Research. 2008;59(1):122-8.
14. Moghimiyan M, Solimani F. A Study of Correlation between Spiritual Health and Hope in Cancer Patients Referring to Seyyedol Shohada Educational Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences. Journal of Qom University of Medical Sciences. 2010;5(3):40-6.
15. Aashrafi Z, Ebrahimi H, Sarafha J. The relationship between hemodialysis adequacy and quality of life and spiritual wellbeing in hemodialysis patients. Journal of Clinical Nursing and Midwifery (J Clin Nurs Midwifery) 2014;3(3):44-51.
16. Sharif Nia SH, Hojjati H, Nazari R, Qorbani M, Akhoondzade G. The effect of prayer on mental health of hemodialysis patients. Iranian Journal of Critical Care Nursing. 2012;5(1):29 - 34.
17. Livneh H, Lott S, Antonak R. Patterns of psychosocial adaptation to chronic illness and disability: A cluster analytic approach. Psychology, Health & Medicine. 2004;9(4):411-30. DOI: 10.1080/1354850042000267030
18. Ogutmen B, Yildirim A, Sever MS, Bozfakioglu S, Ataman R, Erek E, et al. Health-related quality of life after kidney transplantation in comparison intermittent hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, and normal controls. Transplant Proc. 2006;38(2):419-21. DOI: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2006.01.016 PMID: 16549136
19. Abedi HA, Asgari M, Kazemi Z, Saffari F, Nasiri M. Religious care patients and the barriers. Journal of Teb and Tazkieh 2005;4(53):16-23.
20. Balboni TA, Vanderwerker LC, Block SD, Paulk ME, Lathan CS, Peteet JR, et al. Religiousness and spiritual support among advanced cancer patients and associations with end-of-life treatment preferences and quality of life. J Clin Oncol. 2007;25(5):555-60. DOI: 10.1200/JCO.2006.07.9046 PMID: 17290065
21. Narimani M, Rafiq Iran S. The relationship between methods of coping and mental health in patients treated with hemodialysis. Journal of fundamentals of mental health 2009;9(2):117-22.
22. Narayanasamy A. The impact of empirical studies of spirituality and culture on nurse education. J Clin Nurs. 2006;15(7):840-51. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2702.2006.01616.x PMID: 16879377
23. Karimollahi M, Abedi HA, Yousefi R. Antecedents of spiritual distress experienced by Iranian muslims patients. Res J Biol Sci 2008;3(5):1815-46.

Add your comments about this article : Your username or Email:

Send email to the article author

Rights and permissions
Creative Commons License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

© 2022 CC BY-NC 4.0 | Health Research Journal

Designed & Developed by : Yektaweb