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Experiences of Iranian Multiple Sclerosis Patients’ and Their Caregivers’ Regarding Care and Treatment Outcomes

Masoudi, Reza and Abedi, Heidarali and Abedi, Parvin and Mohammadianinejad, Seyed Ehsan (2014) Experiences of Iranian Multiple Sclerosis Patients’ and Their Caregivers’ Regarding Care and Treatment Outcomes. Jundishapur Journal of Chronic Disease Care, 3 (1). ISSN 2322-4207

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Abstract

Introduction: Outcomes of care, treatment and management of people with MS have a high priority in health care, today. The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore the experiences of care and treatment’s challenges of MS diseases.. Materials and Methods: Qualitative approach, based on a thematic analysis, was used to achieve the aims of the study. Information collected simultaneously through in-depth unstructured interviews with 31 patients, nurses, and family caregivers from Ahvaz in Iran.. Results: Two major themes were extracted from the analysis of the transcripts: “Comprehensive caring commitment” and “Patients’ medication grudge”.. Conclusions: According to the findings, the nurses are in a unique position to care for people with MS; therefore they should be ready to provide high-quality patient care in MS patients. Patients must be encouraged to study about their condition and medications to know the specific details of their health care coverage..

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Keywords: Care; Cure; Outcome; Multiple Sclerosis; Qualitative Study.
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences > School of Medicine
Depositing User: آقای بهرام سوسنی غریب وند
Date Deposited: 17 Feb 2018 05:44
Last Modified: 17 Feb 2018 05:44
URI: http://eprints.ajums.ac.ir/id/eprint/11918

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