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Adherence Among Dialysis Patients During the Pandemic

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The study utilized a survey conducted in a random sample of 32 dialysis patients. Questions included fluid intake, general attitudes regarding medical recommendations, and changes in well-being due to COVID-19. Measurement instruments also included the Perceived Stress Scale and the Kim Alliance Scale Revised.

Mean age of the respondents was 56.8 years, 46.9% (n=15) were <60 years of age (younger group) and 53.1% (n=17) were ≥60 years of age (older group). Mean dialysis duration was 88.0 months. Of the total sample, 62.5% (n=20) were male, 90.6% (n ...