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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Elderly With Hematological Neoplastic Disorders: Actions And Difficulties Related To Self-care At The Beginning Of The Disease [idosos Com Afecção Onco-hematológica: Ações E As Dificuldades Para O Autocuidado No Início Da Doença.]
Author: Rusisca-de Toledo E.H.
Diogo M.J.
Abstract: This study aims at identifying the actions and difficulties related to self-care at the initial period of the oncological-hematological disease, as reported by elderly persons attended at an outpatient setting. Interviews were carried out with 30 elderly at a hematology center in Campinas (SP). Data analysis allowed us to identify that, at the beginning of the disease, the most relevant self-care action was seeking medical care. However, the delay or difficulty in reaching a diagnosis, as well as coping with the disease and accessing health care services were the difficulties mentioned most frequently.
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Date Issue: 2003
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