A Phenomenology of the Lived Experiences of Bahraini Women Undergoing Breast Cancer-Related Chemotherapy

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/601891
Category:
Full-text
Format:
Text-based Document
Type:
Presentation
Title:
A Phenomenology of the Lived Experiences of Bahraini Women Undergoing Breast Cancer-Related Chemotherapy
Other Titles:
Global Trends in Breast Cancer Care [Session]
Author(s):
Fadhul, Shahzalan Ibrahim
Lead Author STTI Affiliation:
Non-member
Author Details:
Shahzalan Ibrahim Fadhul, RN, shahzalan4@hotmail.com
Abstract:
Session presented on Friday, July 24, 2015: Purpose: The study aimed to explore women's experiences with breast cancer and chemotherapy Its objectives are,' to: (1) uncover' women's experiences' with breast cancer and chemotherapy; (2)' identify' psychosocial needs of these patients; (3)' examine their quality of life; (4) improve oncology nursing practice.Methods: 'Qualitative phenomenological design was used to explore women's experiences with breast cancer and chemotherapy. Open-ended interview questions were used to collect data. Data' analysis followed the four-step phenomenological data analysis .' Results: Six major themes emerged from the data, namely: life became dark, always ready to help, closed doors,' cancer sticking in my family, God helping me and concerns important to me. These themes represented the psychosocial aspects of the women's experiences with breast cancer and chemotherapy.Conclusion: This study is the first phenomenological nursing study in Bahrain to uncover women's experiences with breast cancer.' Its small sample does not warrant bigger representativeness, but it provides a data baseline for future nursing research on breast cancer in the Arab region.' Nurses should understand the psychosocial needs of breast cancer patients in order to help' them cope with their situation and live quality life. They should be able to enhance their skills in providing patient support and care through further education.
Keywords:
Breast Cancer; Chemotherapy; Phenomenology
Repository Posting Date:
17-Mar-2016
Date of Publication:
17-Mar-2016 ; 17-Mar-2016
Other Identifiers:
INRC15C16
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.type.categoryFull-texten
dc.formatText-based Documenten
dc.typePresentationen
dc.titleA Phenomenology of the Lived Experiences of Bahraini Women Undergoing Breast Cancer-Related Chemotherapyen
dc.title.alternativeGlobal Trends in Breast Cancer Care [Session]en
dc.contributor.authorFadhul, Shahzalan Ibrahimen
dc.contributor.departmentNon-memberen
dc.author.detailsShahzalan Ibrahim Fadhul, RN, shahzalan4@hotmail.comen
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/601891-
dc.description.abstractSession presented on Friday, July 24, 2015: Purpose: The study aimed to explore women's experiences with breast cancer and chemotherapy Its objectives are,' to: (1) uncover' women's experiences' with breast cancer and chemotherapy; (2)' identify' psychosocial needs of these patients; (3)' examine their quality of life; (4) improve oncology nursing practice.Methods: 'Qualitative phenomenological design was used to explore women's experiences with breast cancer and chemotherapy. Open-ended interview questions were used to collect data. Data' analysis followed the four-step phenomenological data analysis .' Results: Six major themes emerged from the data, namely: life became dark, always ready to help, closed doors,' cancer sticking in my family, God helping me and concerns important to me. These themes represented the psychosocial aspects of the women's experiences with breast cancer and chemotherapy.Conclusion: This study is the first phenomenological nursing study in Bahrain to uncover women's experiences with breast cancer.' Its small sample does not warrant bigger representativeness, but it provides a data baseline for future nursing research on breast cancer in the Arab region.' Nurses should understand the psychosocial needs of breast cancer patients in order to help' them cope with their situation and live quality life. They should be able to enhance their skills in providing patient support and care through further education.en
dc.subjectBreast Canceren
dc.subjectChemotherapyen
dc.subjectPhenomenologyen
dc.date.available2016-03-17T12:58:18Zen
dc.date.issued2016-03-17-
dc.date.issued2016-03-17en
dc.date.accessioned2016-03-17T12:58:18Zen
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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