The impact of nutrition intervention on quality of life in pre-dialysis chronic kidney disease patients
Campbell, Katrina Louise, Ash, Susan, & Bauer, Judith Dorothea (2008) The impact of nutrition intervention on quality of life in pre-dialysis chronic kidney disease patients. Clinical Nutrition, 27(4), pp. 537-544.
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Background & aims: Uraemic symptoms as a result of reduced kidney function may impact on
an individual’s functional and nutritional status. This study aims to investigate whether providing
individualised nutritional counselling can improve nutritional status and influence quality
of life in pre-dialysis chronic kidney disease patients.--
Methods: Fifty-three stage IV and V pre-dialysis chronic kidney disease patients underwent assessment
of nutritional status (by Patient Generated Subjective Global Assessment) and quality
of life (by Kidney Disease Quality of Life). Participants were assessed at baseline and following
a 12-week randomised-controlled treatment, allocated to either individualised counselling
with regular follow-up (n Z24) or standard care treatment (generic education only (n Z23)).-- Results: At baseline, nutritional status was significantly correlated with all general quality of
life sub-scales. There was a statistically significant mean difference in change between groups
for: symptoms of kidney disease (7.1 (0.1e14.1) pZ 0.047); cognitive functioning (14.6 (5.4e
23.7) p Z0.003); and vitality (12.0 (4.6e19.5) p Z0.002) favouring intervention treatment.-- Conclusions: Quality of life is related to nutritional status in pre-dialysis patients. Providing
individualised nutritional counselling improves many components of quality of life, compared
with standard nutrition care, in the stage prior to dialysis treatment.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Quality of life, Nutritional status, Chronic kidney disease, Nutritional counselling, Randomised controlled trial|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > NUTRITION AND DIETETICS (111100) > Clinical and Sports Nutrition (111101)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > NUTRITION AND DIETETICS (111100)
|Divisions:||Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2008 Elsevier|
|Deposited On:||31 Mar 2009 14:43|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 23:50|
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