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Our journal is the official publication of Inonu University Medical Faculty and published uninterruptedly for 25 years. It was first published as the name of Inonu University Medical Journal and later as Journal of Turgut Ozal Medical Center. During its publication period, the journal accepted Turkish or English articles for publication.

Abstracting in an international index is just a paramount objective in the 25th year of the journal. Because of this goal, it was necessary to make a decision both in terms of journal name and publication language. It was important in this respect that the name of a general medical journal should be related to medicine again and it should be in English. For these reasons, the name of the journal was switched to Annals of Medical Research and its publication language is changed to in English. The logo of the journal was chosen as an apricot, which is the symbol of our city Malatya, the world capital of apricot. I hope the journal succeeds with its new name. Annals of Medical Research is It is published monthly.

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Determinants of quality of life among patients with chronic kidney disease in two tertiary hospitals in ondo state (p.1816-23)

Determinants of quality of life among patients with chronic kidney disease in two tertiary hospitals in ondo state (p.1816-23)

Rukayat Folasade Adewoyin1,2, Rasidi Akinade Salawu2, Matthew Idowu Olatubi3, Oluwakemi Elizabeth Adeola1, Modupe Motunrayo Adamolekun1, Ibironke Cecelia Ojo1, Olajumoke Ogungbemi4,                                                Oluwaseun Olalekan Adaramola4, Emmanuel Akinbo5
1Faculty of Nursing Science, University of Medical Sciences, Ondo State, Nigeria
2School of Nursing, Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State, Nigeria
3Department of Nursing Science, Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State, Nigeria
4Department of Nursing, University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital, Ondo State, Nigeria
5Department of Nursing, Federal Medical Center, Owo, Ondo State, Nigeria
Copyright © 2020 by authors and Annals of Medical Research Publishing Inc.

Abstract

Aim: This study assessed the determinants of quality of life among chronic kidney disease patients and the socio -demographic variables contributing to the quality of life of chronic kidney disease patient attending Renal Clinics of two Tertiary Hospitals in Ondo State.
Material and Methods: Descriptive cross sectional research design was utilized. Total enumeration method was used to select 140 respondents for the study. Adapted World Health Organization quality of life - BREF Version questionnaire was used to collect data, data generated were processed and analyzed using the Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) version 20; both descriptive and inferential statistics were used.
Results: Finding revealed that the mean age of the respondent was 47.81±1.69 years. More (57.1%) of the respondents were males. The mean quality of life score of the respondents was found to be (38. 51±13.45). Results further showed that highest quality of life were observed in the environmental domain (mean score 16.21±5.66) followed by physical health (mean score 9.08±3.98) and the lowest in the social relation domain (mean score 5.13±3.31). Result showed that only family type is a significant determinant contributing to quality of life of patients (p = 0.038). There is no significant relationship between the socio demographic variable of respondent’ (age p= 0.12, gender p= 0.627, marital status p=0.167, educational qualification p=0.131) and their quality of life.
Conclusion: Quality of life was poor among the respondents. To enhance the quality of life in patients with CKD, Good family and social relationships are of great importance and are the source of positive feelings and self-esteem as they improve the quality of life of patients.

Keywords: Chronic kidney disease; determinants; end stage renal disease; haemodialysis; patients; quality of life 

 

 

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Annals of Medical Research is the scientific official journal of the Inonu University Faculty of Medicine. It is published monthly. The essential aim of the Annals of Medical Research is to publish scientifically high quality clinical and experimental research articles on fields of medicine which can contribute to the literature data. In addition, review articles, case reports, editorials, letters to the editors and manuscripts on publication ethics and medical history, which can contribute to the education and practices of physicians and health sector professionals within the scope of the journal’s target audience and which can increase the level of scientific communication between the authors and readers, are included in the scope of the journal.

 

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