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The spouses of persons with an ostomy can experience various problems with regard to their new life situation.
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Name: Wound management & prevention
Individual spiritual preferences and adjustment to a stoma may affect quality of life.
Pain catastrophizing has been shown to predict greater pain and less physical function in daily life for chronic pain sufferers, but its effects on close social partners have received much less attent...
HIV disclosure to spouses can promote HIV prevention and facilitate support from those spouses; it can also cause mental health challenges for the spouses. We conducted a qualitative study of the ment...
Seminal research with spouses of chronic pain patients indicates that providing patients with instrumental support can be either costly or beneficial for spouses' well-being. Drawing from the invisibl...
Background Diverting stoma is often performed in rectal cancer surgery for reducing the consequences of possible anastomotic failure. Closing of stoma follows in most cases after a few months. The aim...
The purpose of this study was to translate and culturally adapt the MSQ to Turkish language and test the validity and reliability of Turkish version of MSQ in shoulder dysfunction patients...
The aim of this study was to adapt to the Sensory Eating Problems Scale to Turkish. Within the scope of the study, firstly the Turkish version of the scale will be developed and then its r...
The purpose of this study is to learn if the stoma boot camp is a good and effective way to help people adapt to life with a stoma after surgery.
The CP288 study is an investigation of a non-CE marked stoma product which will be conducted in the UK, Italy, Netherlands, Germany, and Norway. The study will enroll up to 100 subjects. T...
It is not well-established whether a parastomal bulge impacts stoma patients HRQoL or if HRQOL differs according to the underlying disease or type of stoma. In this large cross-sectinal st...
Persons who provide care to those who need supervision or assistance in illness or disability. They may provide the care in the home, in a hospital, or in an institution. Although caregivers include trained medical, nursing, and other health personnel, the concept also refers to parents, spouses, or other family members, friends, members of the clergy, teachers, social workers, fellow patients, etc.
The identification, analysis, and resolution of moral problems that arise in the care of patients. (Bioethics Thesaurus)
A process by which nonmedical problems become defined and treated as medical problems, usually in terms of illnesses, or disorders. (Annu Rev Sociol 1992 18:209)
Care of a highly technical and specialized nature, provided in a medical center, usually one affiliated with a university, for patients with unusually severe, complex, or uncommon health problems.
Linear dermal scars accompanied by epidermal atrophy that affects skin that is subjected to continuous stretching. They usually do not cause any significant medical problems, only cosmetic problems.