Author(s): Usha Rani R.

Email(s): rusharani258@gmail.com

DOI: 10.5958/2349-2996.2021.00021.5   

Address: Mrs. Usha Rani R.*
JSS College of Nursing, Mysore.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 11,      Issue - 1,     Year - 2021


ABSTRACT:
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


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