Giedrė Paulikaitė, Lina Gedrimė, Artūras Razbadauskas


The aim of the analysis of women with cervical cancer nursing care. The study was conducted in 2013-2015. Applied survey conducted in writing, by filling the anonymous questionnaire. The study consisted of not accidental taking contingent, which were included: womens with vorious stages of cervical cancer, having treatment at Klaipėdos city hospitals. The aim of self-composed questionnaire was to find out the care needs of patients with various stages of cervical cancer and different treatment method. Results. In study find out that biggest respondents group is 41- 50 olds. Respondents ansvered that mostly felt symptoms: pain, fatigue and nausea, while sparsely occuring symptoms: constipation, urinary incontinence, mouth ulceration. The mostly expresed care needs: the presence of a nurse near, attentitive hearing is reguired for respondents. The predominant symptom-pain, wich need the most assistence as a nurse. Conclusions. Cervical cancer patients nursing needs depends on the stage, which was diagnosed and started treatment of cervical cancer and each treatment method affects different symptoms, wich reguires individual and flexible nursing practice. There appear psychosocial needs, wich shows that the medicine patients are perceived as a holistic personality.

Keyword(s): cervical cancer nursing; cervical cancer treatment methods; care; complications.
DOI: 10.5200/sm-hs.2016.121
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