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Revista Cubana de Enfermería

Print version ISSN 0864-0319On-line version ISSN 1561-2961


GUERRA GUERRERO, Verónica Teresa; DIAZ MUJICA, Alejandro E.  and  VIDAL ALBORNOZ, Katherine. Education as a strategy to improve adherence of patients of dialysis therapy. Rev Cubana Enfermer [online]. 2010, vol.26, n.2. ISSN 0864-0319.

One of the difficulties facing the health team in hemodialysis centers is poor patient adherence to treatment. To the extent that patients to fail to adhere to treatment, also achieve a better quality of life. Clinical experience shows that the tool mostly used by the health team to increase adherence in patients is education this review aims to describe the implications of education as a strategy to improve adherence of patients who are on dialysis therapy. To meet this objective, described the main concepts that relate to this education.

Keywords : health education; adherence; chronic renal failure; hemodialysis.

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