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Revista da Abordagem Gestáltica

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BRITO, Rhayssa Ferreira et al. The experience of the first session of hemodialysis: a phenomenological investigation. Rev. abordagem gestalt. [online]. 2017, vol.23, n.1, pp. 03-09. ISSN 1809-6867.

This study is part of a search that sought to investigate the experience of the first hemodialysis session for the chronic renal patient in the light of phenomenology. The present study aims to understand the meaning of submitting to the Hemodialysis urgency from the chronic renal patient experience. In addition to this, it intends to describe the meaning of undergoing hemodialysis, investigate the Chronic Renal patient understanding and search your expectations for the care related to his or her health and lifestyle habits. This study is based on a case study proposal that allows a vision of greater depth about human phenomena. For material analysis it was used the phenomenological Research's Method in Psychology of Amedeo Giorgi in qualitative methodology, which studies the sense of human experience in its various relations with the world. It was chosen to collaborate with this study a participant in its first hemodialysis session that was accompanied at Hospital das Clínicas de Pernambuco. This study points to a singular experience for the subjects in the first session of hemodialysis despite the technological advancement and the medical approaches, accept this condition depends on the patient and its way of relating with the illness.

Keywords : Renal dialysis; Behavorial medicine; Renal insufficiency.

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