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Show simple item record Katjire, Marjorie M. en_US 2014-02-07T14:07:47Z 2014-02-07T14:07:47Z 19951100 en_US
dc.description Includes bibliographical references en_US
dc.description.abstract Summary provided by author: en_US
dc.description.abstract The aim of the study is to evaluate, from a general nursing perspective, the follow-up nursing care of adult cancer patients discharged from the Windhoek Hospital en_US
dc.description.abstract The research approach is a descriptive survey. structured and unstructured interviews and questionnaires were used to collect data en_US
dc.description.abstract The findings revealed that cancer patients are not adequately prepared for discharge, that follow-up nursing care of cancer patients is inadequate, and that patients experience difficulty in regard to the financial aspects of self-care particularly in respect of nutritional, medication and surgical dressing needs en_US
dc.description.abstract The findings indicate that that there is a need for nurses to be actively involved in the follow-up nursing care of cancer patients, and for a programme of home-care, to be introduced within the parameters of Primary Health Care programmes en_US
dc.format.extent xxv, 225 p en_US
dc.format.extent ill., 1 col. map en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.subject Nursing en_US
dc.subject Cancer en_US
dc.subject Home based care en_US
dc.title An evaluation of the follow-up nursing care of adult cancer patients in the Windhoek area en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US Windhoek en_US Namibia en_US University of Namibia en_US Master of Nursing Science en_US
dc.masterFileNumber 2333 en_US

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