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Publication Type : Journal Article
Publisher : Pondicherry Journal of Nursing
Source : Pondicherry Journal of Nursing, Volume 9, Issue 1 (2016)
Keywords : head and neck cancer, quality of life, Symptom sub scales
Campus : Kochi
School : College of Nursing
Department : Medical Surgical Nursing
Year : 2016
Abstract : Objectives: To determine the QoL of patient who had undergone head and neck cancer surgery and to find out the association between quality of life after head and neck cancer surgery and selected variables.Methods: Descriptive survey designResults: Low quality of life was observed in 45 % subjects. Significant association was found between QoL with many symptoms.Conclusion: With advanced cancer treatment methods, the numbers of Head and neck cancer survivors are increasing but their QoL would be affected significantly if these problems are not addressed properly.
Cite this Research Publication : T. Robert and Nila K. M., “A Cross Sectional Study to Assess the Quality of Life of Patients Undergone Surgery for Head and Neck Cancer”, Pondicherry Journal of Nursing, vol. 9, no. 1, 2016.