Family support in chronic kidney failure patients with hemodialysis

Lono Wijayanti, Ah Yusuf, Ika Yuni Widyawati, Moch Faisol Arif, Priyo Mukti Pribadi Winoto, Yurike Septianingrum, Erika Martining Wardani

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Introduction: Hemodialysis is one of the treatments for kidney failure patients, although it is not always effective and has a tendency to make the patient’s health worse. One such effect is a rise in interdialytic weight. In this study, patients with chronic kidney failure receiving hemodialysis at the Islamic Hospital A. yani Surabaya were examined to establish the association between family support and weight growth. Method: a cross-sectional research strategy for analysis. 70 respondents made up the population of all hemodialysis patients with chronic renal failure, and 60 respondents made up the purposive sampling sample size. The unrestricted factor is family support. The weight gain between dialysis sessions was the dependent variable. A questionnaire and an observation sheet were used as instruments. The Spearman Rank test was utilized in data analysis. Results: According to the findings, out of the 60 respondents, the majority’s (70%) family support was excellent, and the majority (76.7%) of those who had dialysis saw modest weight gain. According to statistical analysis, the p value was 0.001, which indicates that among hemodialysis patients with chronic renal failure who receive family support, there is a relationship between weight gain. Conclusion: In patients with chronic renal failure receiving hemodialysis, the more well-controlled the interdialytic weight increase, the better the family support. The requirement for support and assistance for dialysis patients so they can follow the recommended course of treatment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1998-2002
Number of pages5
JournalBali Medical Journal
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2023


  • Family Support
  • Hemodialysis
  • Interdialytic Weight Gain


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