Association of Dry Mouth and Thirst with Intradialytic Weight Gain in Hemodialysis Patients

Authors : R. Chandan Bala; Sangeetha; Sarah Reuel; Manikandan; Jayabharathy

Volume/Issue : Volume 7 - 2022, Issue 9 - September

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The Thirst & Dry mouth are the two major causative agents for high IDWG in dialysis patients a high IDWG can cause complications during dialysis such as hypotension and muscle cramps leading to impaired quality of life. Thus, the aim of the study was to assess the dry mouth in dialysis patients and correlate both with IDWG.The thirst and dry mouth were assessed using DTI

Keywords : Blood Pressure , Frequency of Dialysis, Xerostomia Inventory , Dialysis Thirst Inventory.


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