THE QUALITY OF LIFE AND ITS RELATED FACTORS IN PATIENTS WITH INTESTINAL STOMA

Ali Sheikhi, Rahim. and Rafiei, F. and Naseh, Ladan. (2012) THE QUALITY OF LIFE AND ITS RELATED FACTORS IN PATIENTS WITH INTESTINAL STOMA. IRANIAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY, 20 (3).

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Abstract

Abstract: Introduction & Objective: Patients with stoma are confronted with many physical, psychological and social problems. These problems cause disruption in natural processes of life and its quality. However, in our country, attention has not been paid to the concept of quality of life in patients with stoma. So the aim of this study was assessment the quality of life of patients with intestinal stoma and the related factors. Materials & Methods: This research is a cross-sectional study. Eighty four patients with ostomy, who referred to selected educational centers of Tehran University of Medical Sciences and Iranian Ostomy Association (IOA), were selected through a convenient sampling method. The data were collected using City of Hope Quality of Life-Ostomy Questionnaire and were analyzed by SPSS 15, using descriptive statistics, independent t-test, ANOVA and regression analysis. Results: In this study, most patients scored 7 and above for overall quality of life and each of its dimensions. The highest and lowest scores of the quality of life, were associated with physical dimensions (7±1.5) and social dimensions (6±2), respectively. Moreover, the quality of life had a significant relationship with age (P<0.01), financial status (P<0.01), stoma status (P<0.05) and stoma duration (P<0.05). Conclusions: Based on the results of this study; age, financial status, stoma status and stoma duration are related with quality of life in patients with intestinal ostoma. These findings could be helpful for the nursing activities to improve health and quality of life of these patients.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Keyword(s): QUALITY OF LIFE, INTESTINAL STOMAS
Subjects: WI Digestive System
WM Psychiatry
Divisions: Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery
Depositing User: zahra bagheri .
Date Deposited: 15 Oct 2017 06:48
Last Modified: 29 May 2018 05:38
URI: http://eprints.skums.ac.ir/id/eprint/5903

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