Evaluacion De Costo-Efectividad De Un Programa De Cuidados Integrales Post-Alta Tipo Hospital De Dia Para Adultos Mayores Comparado Con El Manejo Estandar En El Sistema Publico.

Abstract

Objectives: To conduct a preliminary study to assess clients sexual life prior to the disease and after treatment and whether it has affected their marital relationship. MethOds: 306 women with cancer of the cervix were treated with Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy during this period. 133 were married. 50 out of these between ages 30.and 60 were free from the disease and leading normal lives, were selected randomly and interviewed. A questionnaire was designed to carry out the study. Results: 15% had sexual activity once a week, 5% twice a week, 36% once a while and 44% not interested at all after treatment. The spouses of all the women knew about their diagnosis. 20% felt unsecured due to lack of financial, emotional support and threat of divorce from their partners. 80% were afraid to have sex speculating re-currencies of the disease. cOnclusiOns: Based on the preliminary results, cancer of the cervix affects the sexual activities and marital relationships of women. There is also the need for further.

DOI: 10.1016/j.jval.2015.09.333

Cite this paper

@article{Jorquera2015EvaluacionDC, title={Evaluacion De Costo-Efectividad De Un Programa De Cuidados Integrales Post-Alta Tipo Hospital De Dia Para Adultos Mayores Comparado Con El Manejo Estandar En El Sistema Publico.}, author={X A Barrios Jorquera and Pamela Ch{\'a}vez and M{\'a}rcia Midori Takeuchi Andrade and Pamela Castell{\'o}n Gonz{\'a}lez and Casilda M. Balmaceda and Manuel Antonio Espinoza}, journal={Value in health : the journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research}, year={2015}, volume={18 7}, pages={A833-4} }