Quality of Life Outcomes in Patients Living with Stoma

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Anaraki, Fakhrialsadat ; Vafaie, Mohamad ; Behboo, Roobic ; Maghsoodi, Nakisa ; Esmaeilpour, Sahar ; Safaee, Azadeh (2012)
  • Publisher: Medknow Publications & Media Pvt Ltd
  • Journal: Indian Journal of Palliative Care, volume 18, issue 3, pages 176-180 (issn: 0973-1075, eissn: 1998-3735)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/0973-1075.105687, pmc: PMC3573471
  • Subject: Chronic pain | Education | Challenges | Cancer-related fatigue | India | Palliative care | Research | Perception | Anticancer therapy-related fatigue | Original Article | Nerve blocks | FACT-G | Hospice | Sexual activity | R5-920 | Pain management | Brief fatigue inventory | Nurses | Concurrent chemo-radiotherapy | Perspectives | Pain behaviour | Medicine (General) | Evidence based practice | Depression | Quality of life | Ostomy
    mesheuropmc: surgical procedures, operative | humanities

Background: Despite efforts to maintain the intestinal tissue and treat gastrointestinal disease, a large number of patients undergo ostomy surgery each year. Using stoma reduces the patient′s quality of life (QOL) greatly. Although there are approximately 3000 patients... View more
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