Assessing the Improvement Effect of the New Advanced Cancer Nursing Role on Gastrointestinal Cancer Patients
International Journal of Gastroenterology
Volume 4, Issue 1, June 2020, Pages: 20-23
Received: Feb. 26, 2020; Accepted: Mar. 6, 2020; Published: Mar. 17, 2020
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Danmei Weng, Gastroenterology Department, The First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
Zhaolin Chen, Gastroenterology Department, The First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
Yanyun Chen, Gastroenterology Department, The First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
Xiaoxi Cai, Gastroenterology Department, The First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
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Objective: To evaluate the improvement effect of the new advanced cancer nursing role on gastrointestinal cancer patients. Methods: 208 patients who were diagnosed as gastrointestinal cancer in The First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University from May 2016 to October 2019 were randomly assigned to intervention group and control group. The patients of two group received different nursing measure. In control group, the patients received traditional nursing services in the treatment process. Besides, the patients of intervention group received additional nursing services, such as the new advanced cancer nursing role. We collected the information of participants by questionnaires and patient record, such as patients' experience of coordination, quality of life (QoL) and supportive care resources. Moreover, we collected data using the following questionnaires; the Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life Questionnaire, QLQ-C30 and QLQ-INFO25 and also a study specific questionnaire. Result: In result of different groups, the participants of intervention group had better performance than that of control group (59.31±25.41 vs 55.66±24.12, 66.71±26.84 vs 67.61±26.38, 58.44±25.51 vs 50.97±25.13, 35.67±28.81 vs 29.87±27.14). In assessment of supportive care resources, only the result of second question had a lot of gap, which is ‘Did you get information about how to contact the health care provider outside office time?’ [57 (54.8%) vs 64 (61.5%)]. Conclusion: The improvement effect of the new advanced cancer nursing role is obvious for the patients. Besides, the perceived information status of intervention group was improved in the result.
Advanced Cancer Nursing Role, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Nursing
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Danmei Weng, Zhaolin Chen, Yanyun Chen, Xiaoxi Cai, Assessing the Improvement Effect of the New Advanced Cancer Nursing Role on Gastrointestinal Cancer Patients, International Journal of Gastroenterology. Vol. 4, No. 1, 2020, pp. 20-23. doi: 10.11648/j.ijg.20200401.15
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