A Combined Therapy Between Benson’s and Warm-Water-Foot Techniques: The Effect Towards Fatique on Chronic-Kidney-Failure Patients in the Hemodialysis Room
- 10.2991/aer.k.210825.046How to use a DOI?
- Chronic kidney disease, Hemodialysis, Fatigue, Warm Water Foot, Benson
Kidney is an important organ that functions to maintain blood composition by preventing the accumulation of waste and controlling fluid balance in the body. A Hemodialysis is a blood replacement therapy used on a kidney performed for 4-5 hours 2-3 times a week with the aim of removing the waste products of protein metabolism, correcting fluid and electrolyte balance disorders. The length of time undergoing hemodialysis therapy is generally: it will cause physical stress, the patient will feel fatigue, headaches and cold sweat due to decreased blood pressure, due to the effects of hemodialysis. Fatigue is one of the most common symptoms experienced when doing hemodialysis therapy and can interfere with a person’s activities, therefore, it requires non-pharmacological treatment, namely warm-water-foot soak and Benson therapy. Benson relaxation is the development of a relaxation respondent method that involves patient belief factors, which can create an internal environment so that it can help patients achieve higher health and well-being. This research is a quantitative type with a quasi-experimental design using a pretest-postest design without control group. Samples were taken using purposive sampling with the number of respondents 17 people. Using the Wilxocon test for warm and Benson foot bath therapy. Combination therapy Benson Warm Water Foot Soak (p-value 0.000). There is a significant effect on the therapy of foot bath in warm water and Benson on reducing fatigue. So that it can be applied as one of the nursing interventions for fatigue therapy in patients undergoing hemodialysis.
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TY - CONF AU - Melastuti AU - Y Fatmawati AU - Wahyuningsih PY - 2021 DA - 2021/08/26 TI - A Combined Therapy Between Benson’s and Warm-Water-Foot Techniques: The Effect Towards Fatique on Chronic-Kidney-Failure Patients in the Hemodialysis Room BT - Proceedings of the 3rd Green Development International Conference (GDIC 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 258 EP - 261 SN - 2352-5401 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/aer.k.210825.046 DO - 10.2991/aer.k.210825.046 ID - 2021 ER -