versión ISSN 1727-8120
PEREZ ESCOBAR, María Mercedes; HERRERA CRUZ, Nuria; PEREZ ESCOBAR, Elizabeth y CABREJAS HERNANDEZ, Zenaida. Social factors contributing to morbi-mortality in patients suffering from Chronical Kidney Insufficiency subjected to hemodialysis. Rev Hum Med [online]. 2008, vol.8, n.1, pp. 0-0. ISSN 1727-8120.
It was carried out a study about the social factors contributing to the morbi-mortality in chronic patients subjected to hemodialysis in the service of nephrology of the "Manuel Ascunce DomEnech" Provincial Hospital, in Camagüey. They were among the most outstanding social factors that attempt against the quality of life and the survival of the chronic dialytic patient, the late derivation of the patients with Renal Chronic Insufficiency in Nephrologic consultations, the difficulties in the creation and survival of the vascular accesses, the scarce number of male nurses for artificial kidney, the breaks of the hemodialysis machines, of the plants of water treatment and the difficulties with the patients' transportation.
Palabras llave : Science, technology and society; nephrology; renal dialysis.