|Title:||Cognition Needs Satisfaction and Emotional Responses for Home Care in Bone Marrow Transplantation Patients
|Issue Date:||1997||Journal Issue:||n.12||Start page/Pages:||738-747||Source:||高雄醫學科學雜誌,v.13||Abstract:||
Bone marrow transplantation (BMT) is an aggressive treatment which can induce considerable physical and psychological stresses. Patients face various problems in self care and psychological adjustment after discharge from the hospital. The purpose of this study was to explore the cognition, needs, satisfaction, and emotional responses toward home care in BMT patients and the factors influencing them. Forty BMT patients were enrolled from the outpatient clinic of BMT in a medical center. A descriptive research design was adopted. Cognition, needs, satisfaction, anxiety and depression for home care in these patients were collected by questionaires. The results showed that BMT patients had inadequate knowledge about how to care themself at home. High need and low satisfaction on disease adjustment and home care were found in these patients. All patients experienced anxiety and depression. Occupation, education, and socioeconomic status were found to affect patient's cognition. Religious belief influenced needs and satisfaction for home care in these patients. Sex and social -economic status afftected emotional reaction of patients. This study will help health personnels understand the cognition, needs and satisfation for home care in BMT patients. It can be used as a reference for organizing discharge plan and extending the continuity of care for BMT patients.
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