Effect of Supportive Care Activities on Negative Emotional Feelings of Children with Nephrotic Syndrome


  • Doaa Mahran
  • Iman Ibrahim Abd El-Moneim
  • Hyam, R.Tantawi




Children, Emotional, Supportive, Negative, Nephrotic Syndrome


Nephrotic syndrome is a collection of symptoms due to kidney damage. This includes protein in the urine,
low blood albumin levels, high blood lipids, and significant swelling. Other symptoms may include weight
gain, feeling tired, and foamy urine. Complications may include blood clots, infections, and high blood
Aim of the study: This study was aimed to assess the effect of supportive care activities on negative feelings
of nephrotic syndrome children. Setting: The study was carried out at medicine department of children’s
hospital affiliated to Ain Shams University Hospitals. The subjects: The subject of this study was purposive
sample composed of (50) children were attended to the previously mentioned setting and accompanying
mothers. Tools of data collection: An Interviewing Questionnaire, Children’s Assessment of Participation
and Enjoyment (CAPE),multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support (MSPSS).
Results: Less than half of the studied children having negative Emotional Feelings.
Conclusion: The study concluded that the studied children with Nephrotic Syndrome have negative feelings
need Supportive Care.
Recommendations: This study recommended the importance of Encourage use of Supportive care activities
programs to help them to prevent the negative feelings of Nephrotic syndrome children.

Author Biographies

Doaa Mahran


Iman Ibrahim Abd El-Moneim

Professor of Pediatric Nursing

Hyam, R.Tantawi

Professor of Pediatric Nursing, Pediatrics Nursing Department,
Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt



How to Cite

Doaa Mahran, Iman Ibrahim Abd El-Moneim, & Hyam, R.Tantawi. (2021). Effect of Supportive Care Activities on Negative Emotional Feelings of Children with Nephrotic Syndrome. Medico Legal Update, 21(2), 468-476. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i2.2725