International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 8 Issue 4, April 2019

Unmet Needs of the Cancer Patients at Tertiary Care Hospital

J. M. Jagatap | Mahadeo B Shinde [4]

Abstract: Cancer is the second most common cause of death in the world today, and is recognized as a major threat to common health by many governments. In countries where the western lifestyle is followed, cancer accounts for a quarter of the deaths. Objectives of study were to assess the unmet needs and patients satisfaction towards unmet of cancer patients at tertiary care hospital. Methodology-non experimental approach and descriptive survey design was used in the present study. The study was conducted at tertiary care 1050 bed specialty hospital. In present study, the population consisted of male and female cancer patients comes to outpatient department and diagnosed as cancer more than three months. The present study, study samples were selected by convenient sampling technique by the investigator. The sample size was 128. FINDINGS-maximum the majority of the samples 61 (47.7 %) belong to the age of 41-59 years. In terms of gender, 68 (53.1 %) subjects were female, place of residence 103 (80.5 %) were from rural area, educational states of the subjects 39 (30.5 %) are secondary, whereas duration of illness 97 (75.8 %) in

Keywords: unmet needs, cancer, patients, at tertiary care hospital

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 4, April 2019,

Pages: 1895 - 1900

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