Development and validation of the Nightingale Symptom Assessment Scale (N-SAS) and predictors of the quality of life of the cancer patients in Turkey


Can G. , Aydiner A.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ONCOLOGY NURSING, cilt.15, ss.3-11, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 15 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2011
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.ejon.2009.10.010
  • Dergi Adı: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ONCOLOGY NURSING
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.3-11

Özet

Purpose: Treatment-related side effects have an adverse impact on the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. This study is a description of the validity and responsiveness demonstrated by a new cancer and cancer treatment-specific symptom scale - the Nightingale Symptom Assessment Scale (N-SAS) - which was developed and validated to address the QoL of Turkish cancer patients.