کد مقاله کد نشریه سال انتشار مقاله انگلیسی ترجمه فارسی نسخه تمام متن
2649625 1139272 2014 7 صفحه PDF ندارد دانلود رایگان
عنوان انگلیسی مقاله
Patients' perceptions of how healthcare providers communicate with them and their families following a diagnosis of colorectal cancer and undergoing chemotherapy treatment
ترجمه فارسی عنوان
درک بیماران از نحوه ارائه دهندگان مراقبت های بهداشتی به آنها و خانواده های آنها پس از تشخیص سرطان کولورکتال و تحت درمان شیمی درمانی
کلمات کلیدی
ارتباطات؛ شیمی درمانی؛ سرطان روده بزرگ؛ بیماران؛ ارائه دهندگان مراقبت های بهداشتی؛ اعضای خانواده
Communication; Chemotherapy; Colorectal cancer; Patients; Healthcare providers; Family members
موضوعات مرتبط
علوم پزشکی و سلامت پزشکی و دندانپزشکی تومور شناسی
چکیده انگلیسی

PurposeChemotherapy can result in many unpredictable and often debilitating side-effects hence patients undergoing chemotherapy treatment may have to rely on their loved ones to support them through this most challenging period. In view of this possibility then good communication skills between patients, healthcare providers and family members is of paramount importance for effective patient outcomes. The aim of this study therefore, was to explore patients' perceptions of how healthcare providers communicate with them and their family members whilst undergoing chemotherapy treatment for cancer.MethodsUsing a qualitative methodology and a descriptive design, data were collected using unstructured interviews with patients undergoing chemotherapy (n = 14) and analysed by content analysis.ResultsParticipants expressed that both they and their family members were treated with compassion, kindness, empathy and understanding. They appreciated the time given to them and their family members to listen and answer their questions before, during and/or after treatment. In addition they commented positively on the warm and cheerful environment and the selective use of appropriate humour by oncology healthcare providers in the chemotherapy units.ConclusionThe data highlights in particular the positive communication encounters between patients with cancer and their healthcare providers and family members. Oncology nurses were identified as being particularly supportive to both patients and their family members. Despite chemotherapy units being a difficult place to be a part of, this study highlights that healthcare providers can help make this a less daunting place for patients and their family members through their appropriate use of professional communication.

ناشر
Database: Elsevier - ScienceDirect (ساینس دایرکت)
Journal: European Journal of Oncology Nursing - Volume 18, Issue 5, October 2014, Pages 452–458
نویسندگان
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