Objectives: To assess the knowledge regarding the side effects of chemotherapy among cancer patients in selected hospital, Bangalore. Methods: A quantitative nonexperimental approach and descriptive research design was adopted. 30 cancer patients were selected by convenient sampling method. Structured questionnaire was used to assess the knowledge. Results: The study revealed that 30% of cancer patients had inadequate knowledge and 70% had moderately adequate knowledge.
Cite this article:
Usha Rani R.. A Study to Assess the Knowledge regarding the side Effects of Chemotherapy among Cancer patients in selected Hospital, Bangalore. Asian J. Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 11(1):83-85. doi: 10.5958/2349-2996.2021.00021.5
1. Park K A Text book of preventive and social medicine.15th edition: M/S Banarsidas Banot Publishers; Jabalpur: 1997. P 281-289.
2. British Journal of Cancer, Volume 2, No-1, Jan-March 1997. Page.no 1055-1061
3. Neelam kumara, A Textbook of Nursing Research and Statistics: 3rd edition, 1st Volume UK: PV Publications: 2005, Page No-80-83.
4. Copper.S Georgious V, The Impact of Cytotoxic Chemotherapy Perspectives from the Patients, Specialists and Nurses. Eur J Cancer, 284, Page.no 536-578.