The impact of the implementation of the empowerment family-centered model on the performance scale of the lives quality of women with breast cancer undergoing chemotherapy

Sona, P. and Fatemeh, J. and Arash, K. and Saeedeh, A. and Hengameh, S. (2016) The impact of the implementation of the empowerment family-centered model on the performance scale of the lives quality of women with breast cancer undergoing chemotherapy. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences, 7 (6). pp. 2095-2102.

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Abstract

Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers and chemotherapy in Iran, followed by the most significant impact on the quality of life of patients and family members. Therefore, they need the knowledge, understanding and abilities rather than factors influencing the quality of their lives. This study was to determine the effects of family empowerment model - based on the scale of life for women with breast cancer undergoing chemotherapy quality performance was done. A quasi-experimental study is an applied research.The selection of 70 women with breast cancer undergoing chemotherapy in both intervention and control groups was done through purposive sampling. The research tools included demographic questionnaire, questionnaire information about the disease and treatment and quality of life are two standard questionnaires(QLQ-C30,QLQ-Br23). Family-centered empowerment model in the intervention group and post-test one month after the intervention examined. The results showed that the implementation of family-centered empowerment improving the general performance scales (physical, role, cognitive, emotional and social) for patients in the intervention group (P <0.05). The specific function of scales in the two groups after the intervention in terms of body image, sexual performance and sexual pleasure, there was no significant difference (P> 0.05) but after coming back attitude was improved in the intervention group. The results showed that the implementation of the empowerment family - centered on the promotion of general and specific functional scale (with the exception of the aspects of body image, sexual function and sexual pleasure) quality of life for women with breast cancer undergoing chemotherapy was effective

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: cited By 0
Uncontrolled Keywords: quality of life, empowerment, breast cancer, chemotherapy
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email gholipour.s@umsu.ac.ir
Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2017 07:40
Last Modified: 17 Jul 2017 07:40
URI: http://eprints.umsu.ac.ir/id/eprint/167

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