Volume 9, Issue 11 (6-1995)                   IJN 1995, 9(11): 5-10 | Back to browse issues page

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Falahatbisheh, F F, jaafarpour M, karimi A, mahmoodi M, Hajikazemi E. Investigating the stressors during the care of cancer patients and its importance from the nurses’ view in the Ministry of health hospitals in Tehran, 1993. IJN. 1995; 9 (11) :5-10
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This survey was performed on 45 oncology nurses in three hospitals, and cancer institute in Tehran. The purpose of this study was investigating the stressors during the care of cancer patients and its importance from the oncology nurses’ view. Data gathering tool was a questionnaire with 42 questions, according to research specific goals and had two parts. First part included demographic characteristics and second part included diagnostic, therapeutic, caring and rehabilitating plans for assessing the nurses’ stressors. Finding of this study was presented in 10 figures and 39 tables. They are showed that oncology nurses during the diagnostic, therapeutic, and caring plans encountered with different amount of stressors. These stressors are: facing with patient and his/her family’s different reactions, unfavorable effect of chemotherapy and radiotherapy on nurse, facing with patient who had pain, don’t accessible necessary facilities for patient care and self care (nurse), observation of effect of disease on body and spirit, patient’s role and life and patient’s support for adaptation to these variations. Variables like age, gender, marital status, educational level, mean number of patient in a ward, type of ward, working shift and clinical working history had positive effect on their stressors.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: nursing
Received: 2012/04/21 | Accepted: 2014/01/5 | Published: 2014/01/5

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