Quality of Life (QoL) in chronic renal disease for muslim patients based on Islamic perspective: A review

Yuzana, Mohd Yusop and Harmy, Mohamed Yusoff and Zakirah, Ahmad Nawi (2021) Quality of Life (QoL) in chronic renal disease for muslim patients based on Islamic perspective: A review. In: Final Year Project & Postgraduate: Research & Innovation Poster Competition, 29 Jan 2021, Online, Kuala Lumpur.

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One of the best ways to evaluate person’s health quality is through measuring their Quality of Life (QoL). The QoL concept gained rapid popularity over the last four decades in assessing health. It has been used as the sole endpoint in studies designed specifically to develop a positive physical or mental well-being of sick people. The purpose of this review is to address the needs of a new Islam-specific health-related QoL instruments for chronic kidney Muslim patients. A literature search was conducted using electronic databases. For the purpose of the review QoL from literature review for chronic kidney disease was referred. Therefore, the objectives of this study are to explore the meaning of QoL and identify the components of QoL for Muslim patients based on Islamic perspective. The solution for the circumstance is the researchers want to understand the QoL among chronic renal disease based on Islamic views. This study uses qualitative method by collecting data through in-depth interviews among renal patients. The researchers have a preference to employ Interpretative Phenomenology Analysis (IPA) as a method of analysis in this study. IPA could polish lived experiences about feeling and innermost deliberation of the experience. Subsequently this method is suitable to know about QoL for renal patients in details. This privileging renal patients’ viewpoints reflects a recognition that each of them is the expert on their own lives, and it can make phenomenology empowering as it provides access to the viewpoints of those who may be otherwise unheard. Prior conducting complete interview, the patients will be given brief explanation about the purpose of the research and their consent will be acquired to participate. To conduct the interview, prior appointments will be booked as considering the current situation and suitibility of the patients. A total of 16 renal patients will be approached. The interviews will be conducted in person for about 25 minutes. This research is exclusive due to focusing on Muslim patients with chronic renal disease maintains the QoL according to the Islamic perspective and views.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RZ Other systems of medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Fatin Safura
Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2022 03:00
Last Modified: 11 Jan 2022 03:00
URI: http://eprints.unisza.edu.my/id/eprint/4427

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