Physical and Psychological Care of Breast Cancer Patients Receiving Chemical Therapy

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/335618
Category:
Abstract
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Physical and Psychological Care of Breast Cancer Patients Receiving Chemical Therapy
Author(s):
Ou, Yi-Chiu; Zeng, Min Juan; Jueng, Ruo-Nan; Lin, Chia Jung
Lead Author STTI Affiliation:
Non-member
Author Details:
Yi-Chiu Ou, RN, 11218@ymuh.ym.edu.tw; Min Juan Zeng, RN; Ruo-Nan Jueng, RN; Chia Jung Lin, RN
Abstract:
Session presented on Sunday, July 27, 2014: Purpose: This exploratory study was to investigate and describe searching for physical and psychological care of breast cancer patients receiving chemical therapy in Taiwan. The study was conducted in a community’s hospital in east Taiwan. Methods: Eleven adult women with breast cancer, who indicated their present followed up in outpatient department and were able to communication well, were recruited. A hermeneutical, phenomenological research method was employed to guide the study. Interview were used to explore the structure of the study participants. Results: Three themes emerged include (1) loss of control ,(2) health and choice, (3) to live. They were impaired insomnia causes severe distress, vomiting, feel nauseated, disturbance of body image. However sleep disturbance not only make patients uncomfortable and interfere with their mental health. Conclusion: Nursing intervention included promoting physical health, helping patients face the change of body appearance and uncomfortable, and encouraging patients joining families activities, to improve physical and psychological status and keep life of quality. This research provided nurses with a reference for caring similar patients in the furture.
Keywords:
breast cancer; health
Repository Posting Date:
17-Nov-2014
Date of Publication:
17-Nov-2014
Conference Date:
2014
Conference Name:
25th International Nursing Research Congress
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference Location:
Hong Kong
Description:
International Nursing Research Congress, 2014 Theme: Engaging Colleagues: Improving Global Health Outcomes. Held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Note:
This is an abstract-only submission. If the author has submitted a full-text item related to this abstract, you may find it by browsing the repository by author. If author contact information is availabe in this abstract, please feel free to contact him or her with your queries regarding this submission.

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.language.isoen_USen_GB
dc.type.categoryAbstracten_GB
dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titlePhysical and Psychological Care of Breast Cancer Patients Receiving Chemical Therapyen_GB
dc.contributor.authorOu, Yi-Chiuen_GB
dc.contributor.authorZeng, Min Juanen_GB
dc.contributor.authorJueng, Ruo-Nanen_GB
dc.contributor.authorLin, Chia Jungen_GB
dc.contributor.departmentNon-memberen_GB
dc.author.detailsYi-Chiu Ou, RN, 11218@ymuh.ym.edu.tw; Min Juan Zeng, RN; Ruo-Nan Jueng, RN; Chia Jung Lin, RNen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/335618-
dc.description.abstractSession presented on Sunday, July 27, 2014: Purpose: This exploratory study was to investigate and describe searching for physical and psychological care of breast cancer patients receiving chemical therapy in Taiwan. The study was conducted in a community’s hospital in east Taiwan. Methods: Eleven adult women with breast cancer, who indicated their present followed up in outpatient department and were able to communication well, were recruited. A hermeneutical, phenomenological research method was employed to guide the study. Interview were used to explore the structure of the study participants. Results: Three themes emerged include (1) loss of control ,(2) health and choice, (3) to live. They were impaired insomnia causes severe distress, vomiting, feel nauseated, disturbance of body image. However sleep disturbance not only make patients uncomfortable and interfere with their mental health. Conclusion: Nursing intervention included promoting physical health, helping patients face the change of body appearance and uncomfortable, and encouraging patients joining families activities, to improve physical and psychological status and keep life of quality. This research provided nurses with a reference for caring similar patients in the furture.en_GB
dc.subjectbreast canceren_GB
dc.subjecthealthen_GB
dc.date.available2014-11-17T13:55:57Z-
dc.date.issued2014-11-17-
dc.date.accessioned2014-11-17T13:55:57Z-
dc.conference.date2014en_GB
dc.conference.name25th International Nursing Research Congressen_GB
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursingen_GB
dc.conference.locationHong Kongen_GB
dc.descriptionInternational Nursing Research Congress, 2014 Theme: Engaging Colleagues: Improving Global Health Outcomes. Held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wanchai, Hong Kongen_GB
dc.description.noteThis is an abstract-only submission. If the author has submitted a full-text item related to this abstract, you may find it by browsing the repository by author. If author contact information is availabe in this abstract, please feel free to contact him or her with your queries regarding this submission.en_GB
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