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Impact of Care Education on the Anxiety of Mothers of Children with Leukemia

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(2022) Impact of Care Education on the Anxiety of Mothers of Children with Leukemia. Pakistan Paediatric Journal. pp. 20-24. ISSN 03044904 (ISSN)

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Abstract

Objective: The aim of this study was to assess the impact of care education on the anxiety of mothers of children with leukemia. Study Design: This is a clinical trial study. Place and Duration of Study: This study was conducted among 70 mothers of children with leukemia admitted to a pediatric hospital affiliated to Yazd University of Medical Sciences, Yazd/Iran over a period of 8 weeks. Material and Methods: Participants were selected using stratified random sampling method. The control and the study group both included 35 mothers. The study group was given classes and educational material. Depression Anxiety and Stress Scales (DASS) was used to evaluate mothers' levels of anxiety. Results: The study findings showed that before intervention, the mean score of anxiety among mothers in control and intervention groups were 16.6 8 ±10.5 and 13.2 ± 8.34 respectively (p= 0.129). But after educational intervention, the mean score of anxiety in intervention group (4.22 ± 3.68) was less than control group (13.2 ± 8.66) and there was a significant statistical difference between two groups (p<0.001). Conclusions: According to present study findings, we recommended that for control of anxiety among mothers in children with laukemia were used an educational based care approach in nursing care plan. This educational approach can include booklet, lecture and question-answer classroom. © 2022, Pakistan Pediatric Journal. All rights reserved.

Item Type: Article
Creators:
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Fatemeh, T.UNSPECIFIED
Asad, I.UNSPECIFIED
Soroor, P.UNSPECIFIED
Keywords: Anxiety Care education Childhood cancer adult Article child Depression, Anxiety and Stress Scale education female human leukemia male medical education mother nursing care outcome assessment pediatric hospital
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Page Range: pp. 20-24
Journal or Publication Title: Pakistan Paediatric Journal
Journal Index: Scopus
Volume: 46
Number: 1
ISSN: 03044904 (ISSN)
Depositing User: مهندس مهدی شریفی
URI: http://eprints.medilam.ac.ir/id/eprint/4132

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