Non-pharmacological interventions used by cancer patients during chemotherapy in Turkey


Can G., Erol O., Aydiner A., Topuz E.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ONCOLOGY NURSING, vol.15, no.2, pp.178-184, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ejon.2010.07.005
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ONCOLOGY NURSING
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.178-184
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Purpose: Although there are many non-pharmacological practices being recommended for symptom management, most patients prefer to use pharmacological interventions. This study assesses the non-pharmacological interventions used by cancer patients for symptom management during chemotherapy and the factors affecting its use.