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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].
Author: Rusisca-de Toledo, Edegarda Helena
Diogo, Maria José D'Elboux
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.
Subject: Aged
Aged, 80 And Over
Female
Hematologic Neoplasms
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Self Care
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 
Address: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15042195
Date Issue: -1-Uns- -1
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