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khalili A, Ghaderi Q. The relationship between chronic pain and quality of life from the perspective of children with cancer. SJNMP 2022; 8 (1) :96-108
URL: http://sjnmp.muk.ac.ir/article-1-477-en.html
1- Pediatric Nursing Department, Maternal and Child Care Research Center, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
2- Pediatric Nursing Department, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran. , www.qazal.ghaderi98@gmail.com
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Background & Aim: The effects of cancer on a person such as anorexia, nausea, vomiting, sensory changes and stress arising from the disease can affect the quality of life and performance of the individual and family. The aim of this study was to determination the relationship between chronic pain and quality of life from the view point of children admitted to the Besat Pediatric Hematology Department in Hamadan .
Materials & Methods:In this correlational study, 86 children with cancer hospitalized to the pediatric hematology department were selected using the census  method, and the Kindle quality of life questionnaire and the Ocher chronic pain scale were completed for all children with cancer.The data were analyzed by SPSS version 26 statistical software and using Pearson's correlation test, and statistical significance was defined at the level of 0.01.
Results: The intensity of correlation between the two variables of quality of life and chronic pain in school-age (p=0.009,r = 0.184) was moderate and significant and the direction of the relationship was negative and inverse, but in pre-school age (p=0.118, r =0.115), the intensity of correlation between two variables is weak and the direction of the relationship is negative and inverse and not statistically significant.
Conclusion: Chronic pain caused by cancer in school age who have a better understanding of the disease can cause a more noticeable drop in quality of life, while in preschool age, due to weaker understanding of the disease and more dependence on their parents, , the quality of life may be as much as Older children should not fall.
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Received: 2022/04/25 | Revised: 2022/09/4 | Accepted: 2022/09/3 | Published: 2022/09/3 | ePublished: 2022/09/3

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