The Effect of Individual Care of Case Manager on Breast Cancer Patients
American Journal of Nursing Science
Volume 9, Issue 3, June 2020, Pages: 124-126
Received: Apr. 1, 2020; Accepted: Apr. 17, 2020; Published: Apr. 28, 2020
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Lingling Wang, General Surgery Department, The First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
Yuhua Ma, General Surgery Department, The First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
Junnan Lin, Department of Ophthalmology and Stomatology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
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Abstract
Objective: To assess influence of individual care of case manager on breast cancer patients. Methods: 99 participants who were diagnosed as breast cancer were invested to join our study, their diagnose time is from October 2018 to March 2019. We randomly assign the participants to the two different groups, that include control group (n = 51) and the intervention group (n = 48). In control group, the participants received traditional care services which were follow the standards required by the hospital. Additionally, the intervention group participants receive individual care. our researchers collected the information, that include anxiety information, depression information, patient satisfaction and patient informed. We collected data using the following questionnaires: Self-Rating Anxiety Scale (SAS), Self-rating depression scale (SDS) and some simple questionnaire. Result: In participants characteristics, most participants are early breast cancer in our research result [22 (45.8%) & 25 (49.0%)]. The number of secondary is metaphase of breast cancer group, it is just a few fewer people than early breast cancer group [18 (37.5%) & 20 (39.2%)]. In research of satisfaction and informed intervention group has higher score than that of control group in satisfaction assessment and informed assessment. In anxiety status and depression status, the intervention group has better performance than that of control group in SAS and SDS (53.5+10.44 vs 41.5+8.82 & 49.75+9.45 vs 40.25+5.11). Conclusion: The individual care of case manager has good improvement in breast cancer patient’s mental health. In particular, the intervention group participants who receive individual care of case manager have better performance in satisfaction research, anxiety research and depression research.
Keywords
Individual Care, Breast Cancer, Nursing
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Lingling Wang, Yuhua Ma, Junnan Lin, The Effect of Individual Care of Case Manager on Breast Cancer Patients, American Journal of Nursing Science. Vol. 9, No. 3, 2020, pp. 124-126. doi: 10.11648/j.ajns.20200903.18
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