Determination of the Opinions and Expectations of Cancer Patients and Families about Home Care

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/601847
Category:
Full-text
Format:
Text-based Document
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Determination of the Opinions and Expectations of Cancer Patients and Families about Home Care
Other Titles:
Promoting Clinical Outcomes in Cancer Patients [Session]
Author(s):
Tosun, Nuran; Cicek, Hatice; 'elik, Birsen
Lead Author STTI Affiliation:
Non-member
Author Details:
Nuran Tosun, RN, ntosun@gata.edu.tr; Hatice Cicek, RN; Birsen 'elik, RN
Abstract:
Session presented on Monday, July 27, 2015: Purpose: This research was conducted as a descriptive study in order to determine the opinions and expectations of cancer patients and their families about home care.' Methods: This research was conducted in GMMA Medical Oncology and Hematology Department between October 2012 and April 2013. The sample of the study was included total of 200 participants consisting 100 cancer patients and 100 family members of cancer patients who accepted to participate the study. As the data collection tools, form of socio-demographic and medical characteristics of the patient and families, and form of opinions and expectations of the patient and families about home care, which were developed by the researcher, were used. As descriptive statistics, number and percentage (%) for the count specified variables, average'standart deviation (X'SD) for the measurement specified variables, and Chi-Square (?2) test for the comparison of categorical variables were used. Results: The majority of patients and families participated in the study did not have enough knowledge about home care and legal arrangements, if there were facilities they wanted to maintain their treatment at home, and wanted to the nurse to give home care. The opinions of the patients and families about home care were mostly similar; primarily they indicated that home care services must be paid by government, home care must be with hospital support, they would be more comfortable at home, and they wanted to get education at home. The primarily expectations of the patients and families about home care were hygiene, arrangement of the home environment, nutrition, ambulation, and taking measures to prevent the risk of infection and accidents.' Conclusion: It is important to determination of knowledge and expectations of cancer patients and the families about home care in the early stages.
Keywords:
Home care; Cancer patients; Families
Repository Posting Date:
17-Mar-2016
Date of Publication:
17-Mar-2016 ; 17-Mar-2016
Other Identifiers:
INRC15L04
Conference Date:
2015
Conference Name:
26th International Nursing Research Congress
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference Location:
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Description:
Research Congress 2015 Theme: Question Locally, Engage Regionally, Apply Globally. Held at the Puerto Rico Convention Center.

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dc.language.isoenen
dc.type.categoryFull-texten
dc.formatText-based Documenten
dc.typePresentationen
dc.titleDetermination of the Opinions and Expectations of Cancer Patients and Families about Home Careen
dc.title.alternativePromoting Clinical Outcomes in Cancer Patients [Session]en
dc.contributor.authorTosun, Nuranen
dc.contributor.authorCicek, Haticeen
dc.contributor.author'elik, Birsenen
dc.contributor.departmentNon-memberen
dc.author.detailsNuran Tosun, RN, ntosun@gata.edu.tr; Hatice Cicek, RN; Birsen 'elik, RNen
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/601847-
dc.description.abstractSession presented on Monday, July 27, 2015: Purpose: This research was conducted as a descriptive study in order to determine the opinions and expectations of cancer patients and their families about home care.' Methods: This research was conducted in GMMA Medical Oncology and Hematology Department between October 2012 and April 2013. The sample of the study was included total of 200 participants consisting 100 cancer patients and 100 family members of cancer patients who accepted to participate the study. As the data collection tools, form of socio-demographic and medical characteristics of the patient and families, and form of opinions and expectations of the patient and families about home care, which were developed by the researcher, were used. As descriptive statistics, number and percentage (%) for the count specified variables, average'standart deviation (X'SD) for the measurement specified variables, and Chi-Square (?2) test for the comparison of categorical variables were used. Results: The majority of patients and families participated in the study did not have enough knowledge about home care and legal arrangements, if there were facilities they wanted to maintain their treatment at home, and wanted to the nurse to give home care. The opinions of the patients and families about home care were mostly similar; primarily they indicated that home care services must be paid by government, home care must be with hospital support, they would be more comfortable at home, and they wanted to get education at home. The primarily expectations of the patients and families about home care were hygiene, arrangement of the home environment, nutrition, ambulation, and taking measures to prevent the risk of infection and accidents.' Conclusion: It is important to determination of knowledge and expectations of cancer patients and the families about home care in the early stages.en
dc.subjectHome careen
dc.subjectCancer patientsen
dc.subjectFamiliesen
dc.date.available2016-03-17T12:57:08Zen
dc.date.issued2016-03-17-
dc.date.issued2016-03-17en
dc.date.accessioned2016-03-17T12:57:08Zen
dc.conference.date2015en
dc.conference.name26th International Nursing Research Congressen
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursingen
dc.conference.locationSan Juan, Puerto Ricoen
dc.descriptionResearch Congress 2015 Theme: Question Locally, Engage Regionally, Apply Globally. Held at the Puerto Rico Convention Center.en
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