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JABS 2013, 3(3): 271-279 Back to browse issues page
The Effect of Decision Aid's Pakage in Selected Treatment by Patients with Early Stage Breast Cancer and Decision making Outcomes
Shahrzad Ghiyasvandian1, Seyyede narjess Mousavizadeh2, Nahid Dehghan Nayeri1, Hamid Haghani1
1- Department of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2- Department of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , mousavi201089@yahoo.com
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Background & Objectives: One of the basic principle of the protection of the patient, the patient's right to make decisions for their health. In this study, the effect of using decision aid's package was studied on choice of treatment and decision making outcomes in patients with early-stage breast cancer. Materials and Methods: This research is a clinical trial, performed on 30 patients with stage 1 or 2 breast cancer admitted to Tehran Hospital of Imam Khomeini Cancer Institute, who were randomly divided into two groups, intervention (15) and control (15). The intervention group received the decision aid package. Routine care method was performed on the control group. Data collection consisted of three questionnaires: demographics, treatment options and decision conflict scale, decision regret scale. Data analysis and statistical was performed using software spss version 16 and fisher's exact test and t-test. Results: Type of treatment option selected by patients, participating in decision-making and decision conflict was statistically significant between groups (p<0.05). Decision regret did not show a statistically significant difference between the two groups (p= 0.087). Conclusion: Decision aid intervention with participated the patients in decision-making about their, improved patients' knowledge, certainty to start treatment and selecting treatment option according to their values and priorities.
Keywords: Decision Aid, Breast Cancer, Medicare Choice, Decision Making Outcomes
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Nursery
Received: 2013/04/17 | Accepted: 2013/08/3 | Published: 2013/09/23


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