Sleep Quality And Associated Risk Factors Among Oncology Patients In Turkey

Abstract The study was conducted in a descriptive and cross-sectional manner to determine the factors that influence the sleep quality in oncology patients between December 31, 2016 and December 31, 2017. The participation of 238 patients that were hospitalized in a public hospital in Turkey. The case group consisted of 119 in patients who were diagnosed with cancer and hospitalized in the surgery department. The control group consisted of 119 inpatients who were diagnosed with any acute or chronic condition other than cancer and hospitalized in other clinics. The control group was chosen to match the case group in sociodemographic properties. The properties of the patients were determined using a 29-question survey and the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index. Percentage analysis, Kruskal-Wallis test, and Mann-Whitney U test were used for evaluating the data. In the case group patients, 33.6% were diagnosed with stomach cancer, 54.6% were in Stage II of cancer, 98.3% underwent surgical treatment and 28% underwent chemotherapy, 89.7% had treatment-related pain, 52.9% had a chronic disease together with cancer, 63% had their sleep quality partially influenced by environmental factors. The median Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index score was 5 for the study group and 4 for the control group. It was observed that some of sociodemographic and clinical properties influenced the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index scores. This study has found that both the case and control groups had good sleep quality. It is recommended that nursing interventions should be planned in order to improve the sleep quality of the patients. Biography: Cansev Bal graduated from the Health Sciences Faculty of Ondokuz Mayis University as a nurse in 2009. She worked as a clinical nursing between 2009-2011 and as an intensive care nurse between 2011-2019. In 2015, she completed the masters program in “Fundamentals of Nursing” at the Florence Nightingale School of Nursing. Currently, she works as a research assistant and continues her doctorate studies on “Nursing Department” in Health Sciences Faculty of Ondokuz Mayis University Speaker Publications: 1. Determining the Opinions of Inpatients Regarding the Participation of Men in Nursing Profession 2. The View of Female Nursing Students to Male Nursing Students 3. Determination of Perception of Male Student Nurses on Nursing Profession27th Cancer Nursing & Nurse Practitioners Conference | Webinar | August 24-25, 2020. Abstract Citation: Cansev Bal, Sleep Quality And Associated Risk Factors Among Oncology Patients In Turkey Cancer Nursing 2020, 27th Cancer Nursing & Nurse Practitioners Conference | Webinar | August 24-25, 2020 https://cancernursing.nursingconference.com/speaker/2 020/cansev-bal-research-assistant-ondokuz-may-suniversity-faculty-of-health-sciences-samsun-turkey


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