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Cheraghi F, feizy barnaji A, sadeghi A, Tapak L. The relationship between general health ststus and quality of life and quality of life of parents of children with cancer. Sci J Hamadan Nurs Midwifery Fac. 2018; 25 (5)
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1- Associate Professor Associate Professor, Research Center for Chronic Disease (Home Care), Hamadan University of Medial Sciences, Hamadan, Iran.
2- MSc. Student of Pediatric Nursing MSc. Student of Pediatric Nursing, Student Research Committee, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran.
3- Assistant Professor Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
4- Assistant Professor Nursing Department, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran. , Ambehrad@yahoo.com
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Background: Whether the child has cancer, the family is faced with the challenge and gives parents a lot of energy spent caring for their children. In many cases it seems The pressures of caring for sick children so increases The general health and quality of life of affected parents and malicious changes that affect children's quality of life in the endTo determine the relationship between public health and quality of life and quality of life of parents of children with cancer at Besat Hospital, 1395, respectively.

Method: The study, correlation, 108 mothers and fathers  of children diagnosed with cancer and age18-8 years old, Clinic and hospital hematology Besat selected by convenience sampling method.data were gathered using instrument questionnaires general health, quality of life and quality of life of parents of children with cancer. The data was analyzed with SPSS version 20 and independent t-test and logistic regression analysis was conducted.

Results: The majority of boys (55/46%) and acute lymphocytic leukemia (69/4 percent). Public health scores of the fathers of 31/15 ±12/29 and women 31/33 ±11 /41 respectively. The highest average scores in the aspects of quality of life, physical functioning fathers (74/67± 20/77), role impairment due to physical health (61/20 ± 28/25) and fatigue (48/50 ±16 /30) and mothers on the pain scale (50/97± 23) and impairment role for emotional health (61/42±31/94) was  just between anxiety symptoms and sleep disturbances safety and quality of life of mothers of children there was a significant relationship (P=0/045). The quality of life in terms of fatigue (p=0/011) and emotional well-being (P=0/038) and fathers in children's pain and quality of life that there is (P=0/015).
Conclusion: Parents of children with cancer problems in general health and quality of life. Health and social policies in order to plan properly in order to solve problems and improve the quality of life of parents and children is required.

Type of Study: Research | Subject: Nursing
Received: 2017/05/22 | Accepted: 2017/06/24 | Published: 2017/07/17

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