Hui-ying Qin

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PURPOSE To explore the views of patients and enterostomal nurses regarding a telephone follow-up program for patients returning home with colostomies. METHODS AND SAMPLE Semi-structured interviews were conducted with eleven patients who accepted a telephone intervention and seven enterostomal nurses who conducted telephone follow-ups. Qualitative data(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the effects of peripherally inserted central venous catheter (PICC) placement using B-mode ultrasound with the modified Seldinger technique (BUMST) versus the blind puncture. METHODS One hundred chemotherapy patients were recruited to participate in a randomised, controlled trial in Guangzhou, China. Fifty were assigned to the(More)
Overexpression of the epidermal growth factor receptor can be found in 80 % of patients with locoregionally advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) and is associated with shorter survival. In this work, we evaluated the feasibility of adding cetuximab to concurrent cisplatin and radiotherapy (RT) in locoregionally advanced NPC. Twenty-eight patients with(More)
PURPOSE The current study was designed to describe the symptom distress and quality of life (QoL) in Chinese oesophageal cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy after radical oesophagectomy and to identify the factors that influenced symptom distress and the relationship between symptom distress and QoL. METHODS The sample consisted of 102 oesophageal(More)
PURPOSE To explore the risk factors for falls in lymphoma patients receiving chemotherapy. METHODS Lymphoma patients (203) who received chemotherapy were prospectively recruited and analyzed. Eligible participants were followed up by weekly telephone contact for 6 months or until the time of a fall or death. Risk factors for falling in lymphoma patients(More)
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVE This study was to identify the factors that affect the quality of life (QOL) and bring forward methods of improving the QOL of colostomy patients, so as to offer evidences for practical nurses. METHODS A descriptive, correlative design was employed in this study. From October, 2002 to February, 2004, 86 colostomy patients who(More)
Recruitment rate of clinical trials in cancer patients is pretty low in China. Little is known about factors influencing trial recruitment in Chinese cancer patients. The aim of present study is to evaluate the barriers and facilitators to participation in clinical trials among lymphoma patients in China.From December 2014 to August 2015, the survey was(More)
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