Guidebook for renal dialysis patients: care of central venous catheters and arteriovenous fistula

Larissa Rodrigues de Freitas, Viviane Peixoto dos Santos Pennafort, Ana Elza Oliveira de Mendonça, Francisco José Maia Pinto, Letícia Lima Aguiar, Rita Mônica Borges Studart
2019 Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem  
Objective: To design and validate the content and format of a guidebook for chronic renal failure patients about the care with venous access for hemodialysis at home. Method: Methodological study, in which the steps for the guidebook design were: project planning, literature search, material content, and qualification selection. Results: After analysis of the articles, the content to be included in the guidebook was selected. The first draft of the guidebook was submitted for content and format
more » ... content and format validation, with the participation of 12 specialists. The necessary adjustments for the design of the final version were made with the help of an illustrator. Conclusion: The designed guidebook, "Hemodialysis: Care of Venous Accesses and Intercurrences at Home," consists of educational material to help hemodialysis patients with daily care with central venous catheter and arteriovenous fistula practices in case of intercurrences.
doi:10.1590/0034-7167-2018-0131 pmid:31432944 fatcat:v3h5vk36qbhezc7cjmd6p2sh3m