Knowledge of Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy toward Home Management of Side Effect

Mohammed Zaid, Abbas and Abbas Hamid, Kamil and Ali Rose, Ibrahim (2023) Knowledge of Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy toward Home Management of Side Effect. Web of Synergy: International Interdisciplinary Research Journal, 2 (11). pp. 65-75. ISSN 2835-3013

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Cancer is one of the dangers health problems today, which that lead to death. Most the of patients diagnosed with cancer receive chemotherapy. Chemotherapy result many side effects that will effects on physical, mental, social life, all of which affect patients’ self-care performances. It has been demonstrated that treatment inconveniences is slower with suitable self-care. The main aim of the study is to assess knowledge of patients undergoing chemotherapy toward home management of side effect. A descriptive study design is carried out at Baqubah Teaching Hospital, from 7th October, 2022 to 22th April, 2023. The instruments were constructed by the researcher for the purpose of the study. A purposive random sample comprised of (30) patients undergoing chemotherapy The study instrument is composed of three main parts: Part I. The socio- demographic characteristics of the patients, Part II. Clinical data of the patients, Part III. Knowledge of patients undergoing chemotherapy toward self-care. Validity of the study instrument was determined through a panel of experts and reliability of the instrument was determined through Cronbach's Alpha method. The analysis of the data used was descriptive statistics and statistical inferential, in order to find the differences between the study group. The study findings indicate that there are poor knowledge in the study group in overall III main domains regarding patient’ knowledge toward home management of side effect.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Divisions: Postgraduate > Master's of Islamic Education
Depositing User: Journal Editor
Date Deposited: 08 Dec 2023 10:48
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2023 10:48

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