Social-demographic factors and nursing diagnosis in patients with kidney transplant


  • Ana Luisa Brandão de Carvalho Lira
  • Marcos Venícios de Oliveira Lopes
  • Lúcia de Fátima da Silva
  • Thelma Leite de Araujo


Socioeconomic factors, Kidney transplantation, Nursing diagnosis.


Analyze the statistical associations among nursing diagnoses identifi ed in patients with renal transplant and their socioeconomic factors. A cross-sectional study performed in a university hospital in Fortaleza, from December 2004 to April 2005. 38 nursing diagnosis were identifi ed. Ten diagnosis presented frequency above the 75th percentile: risk of Infection; disturbed sensory perception; visual; hearing; Sleep pattern disturbance; Imbalanced nutrition; fatigue; sexual dysfunction; disturbed sensory perception: acute pain, more than body requirements; The nursing diagnosis study contributes to increasing the knowledge of realty of these patients, which is a necessary step for the establishment of nursing assistance to the renal transplanted, as well as for the direction of outcomes to be reached aiming the improvement of life quality.




How to Cite

Lira, A. L. B. de C., Lopes, M. V. de O., Silva, L. de F. da, & Araujo, T. L. de. (2009). Social-demographic factors and nursing diagnosis in patients with kidney transplant. Rev Rene, 10(1). Retrieved from



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