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Mardanihamooleh M, Borimnejad L, Seyedfatemi N, Tahmasebi M. Palliative care of pain in cancer: Content analysis. JAP. 2013; 4 (1) :55-63
URL: http://jap.iums.ac.ir/article-1-5060-en.html

1- PhD Candidate in Nursing Education Tehran University of Medical Sciences
2- PhD in Nursing Education , Assistant Professor Tehran University of Medical Sciences , lborimnejad@tums.ac.ir
3- PhD in Nursing Education, Associate Professor Tehran University of Medical Sciences
4- Fellowship of Palliative Care Medicine , Cancer Research Center , Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Abstract:   (2658 Views)

 Aim and Background :

Cancer patients require palliative care for reduction of their pain. The purpose of this study was identifying perception of nurses from palliative care of pain in cancer.

Methods and Materials :

This study done with qualitative approach and using content analysis method. In this study, 15 nurses were selected through purposive sampling and face- to- face interviewed with semi structured interview. After data collection, all interviews were transcribed and reviewed and categories extracted. At first, similarity in meanings were reviewed and based on centralization arranged in a sub- category. Then with reviewing again relevant sub- categories arranged in a category.

Findings :

 In general, original categories in the palliative care of pain in cancer context encompass palliation of physical pain and palliation of psychological pain. Palliation of physical pain has 2 sub- categories consist of providing to mental readiness and pain palliation with drug administration. Also psychological pain has 2 sub- categories consist of supportive behavior and stress reduction.

Conclusions:

Content analysis of palliative care of pain in cancer revealed the required conditions for palliative care of pain in cancer based on perception of nurses.

 

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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Chronic pain managment
Received: 2013.12.23 | Accepted: 2014.05.17 | Published: 2014.05.17

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