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Dialysis and kidney transplantation: similarities and differences in the psychological aspects of noncompliance.

Authors
  • 1
  • 1 Cattedra di Chirurgia Generale e Trapianti d'Organo, Palermo, Italy. [email protected] , (Italy)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Transplantation Proceedings
0041-1345
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
38
Issue
4
Pages
1006–1009
Identifiers
PMID: 16757246
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

Screening of patients' social and psychological status is useful as is psychological intervention for those who miss emotional support from the family. This psychological support is advisable for uremics who have to enter a waiting list and for those who are subject to postoperative treatment in order to promote compliant behavior.

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