Lived experiences of mothers caring for children with thalassemia major in Thailand.

@article{Prasomsuk2007LivedEO,
  title={Lived experiences of mothers caring for children with thalassemia major in Thailand.},
  author={Suksiri Prasomsuk and Arunee Jetsrisuparp and Thawalwong Ratanasiri and Amornrat Ratanasiri},
  journal={Journal for specialists in pediatric nursing : JSPN},
  year={2007},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={13-23}
}
ISSUES AND PURPOSE Thalassemic patients must be given continuous treatment throughout their lives due to the physical and psychological effects of their disorder; their families also are impacted. This qualitative study explored the lived experiences of 15 mothers of children with thalassemia major by conducting semistructured interviews; the data were analyzed utilizing content analysis. CONCLUSION Six themes were identified: lack of knowledge about thalassemia, psychosocial problems… CONTINUE READING

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