Sleep Quality and Related Factors in Hemodialysis Patients
Sleep quality is an important predictor of healthy status,quality of life and life span. Sleeping problems affect 50%~80% in hemodialysis patients. Sleep quality and related factors research in hemodialysis patients has been discussed and studied globally. Previous studies show insomnia, excessive daytime sleepiness(EDS), sleep apnea syndrome(SAS), restless legs syndrome(RLS) are major causes of poor sleep quality . There is few data to show the influential factors related to sleep quality in Taiwanese hemodialysis patients.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Retrospective
|Official Title:||Sleep Quality and Related Factors in Hemodialysis Patients|
|Study Start Date:||February 2011|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||December 2011|
This study will be a cross-sectional design with purposive sample from 2 different dialysis medical centers in Taipei. Two hundred hemodialysis patients meeting inclusion criteria will be recruited.
|Taipei Medical University - WanFang Hospital|
|Principal Investigator:||Tso-Hsiao Chen||Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital|