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Patricia Keiko Saito ; João Bedendo ; Waldir Veríssimo da Silva Junior ; Maria Dalva de Barros Carvalho ; Sueli Donizete Borelli ;Acta Scientiarum. Health Sciences 2012, 34

Author: Roger Haruki Yamakawa

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Acta Scientiarum.
Health Sciences ISSN: 1679-9291 eduem@uem.br Universidade Estadual de Maringá Brasil Haruki Yamakawa, Roger; Keiko Saito, Patricia; Bedendo, João; Veríssimo da Silva Junior, Waldir; de Barros Carvalho, Maria Dalva; Donizete Borelli, Sueli Chronic kidney disease: information on southern brazilian patients with kidney disease Acta Scientiarum.
Health Sciences, vol.
34, 2012, pp.
247-250 Universidade Estadual de Maringá Maringá, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=307226825003 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Acta Scientiarum http:--www.uem.br-acta ISSN printed: 1679-9291 ISSN on-line: 1807-8648 Doi: 10.4025-actascihealthsci.v34ispec.16048 Chronic kidney disease: information on southern brazilian patients with kidney disease Roger Haruki Yamakawa, Patricia Keiko Saito, João Bedendo, Waldir Veríssimo da Silva Junior, Maria Dalva de Barros Carvalho and Sueli Donizete Borelli*. Universidade Estadual de Maringá, Av.
Colombo, 5790, 87020-900, Maringá, Paraná, Brazil.
*Author for correspondence.
E-mail: sdborelli@uem.br ABSTRACT.
The profile of patients undergoing haemodialysis in the dialysis unit of Hospital Santa Casa de Maringá, Maringá PR Brazil, is provided.
A questionnaire on social and economic data and underlying diseases prior to the Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) identified the patients’ profile.
The project was approved by the Ethics Committee of the institution.
Eighty-three patients, with 54.21% males, were interviewed.
Age bracket ranged between 20 and 59 years in 65.06% of patients.
Only 27.71% maintained jobs after the diagnosis and the start of treatment; 63.86% had an average personal income between 1 and 3 minimum wages; 63.85% did not practice any ...





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