Non-pharmacological strategies pain managment in patients on dyalisis therapy
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non-pharmacological strategies
kidney disease
quality of life

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López Álvarez JG, Mártinez Quintero DM, Mora SR. Non-pharmacological strategies pain managment in patients on dyalisis therapy. Rev. Colomb. Nefrol. [Internet]. 2022 Dec. 23 [cited 2024 Jul. 18];9(3). Available from:


Background: Pain management is one of the priorities in health care, work must be done in an interdisciplinary way to provide patients with better options for their quality of life.

Purpose: This research aims to identify the impact of non-pharmacological strategies for pain management in patients receiving dialysis therapy in a Bogotá kidney unit.

Methodology: It is a pilot investigation, quasi-experimental. It has the participation of 11 patients who respond to the brief pain inventory and attend pain management training. The data was analyzed with the statistical package SPSS version 24.

Results: impact is found in the items of worst pain in the last 24 hours and enjoyment of life, according to pre and post measurements of pain management training, patients perceive lower pain, in addition to considering less influence of pain in the Enjoy life.

Conclusions: Non-pharmacological strategies have an impact on aspects of the quality of life of patients undergoing renal replacement therapy. Training in pain management with non-pharmacological strategies is safe, non-invasive and low-cost, even carried out virtually.
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