The immediate and short-term effects of an educational program for post radical hysterectomy self-care of the lower urinary tract.

@article{Liu2001TheIA,
  title={The immediate and short-term effects of an educational program for post radical hysterectomy self-care of the lower urinary tract.},
  author={H E Liu and Shengjiang Ya},
  journal={Chang Gung medical journal},
  year={2001},
  volume={24 7},
  pages={440-5}
}
BACKGROUND Cervical cancer has recently become one of the major malignancies of women in Taiwan. Patients receive radical hysterectomy as a first step in treatment. Urinary tract infection is a potential complication after surgery. To enhance the knowledge and Foley catheter self-care ability are major tasks that patients need to learn during hospitalization. Therefore, the impact of an educational program is evaluated. METHOD A post-test only design with nonequivalent groups was selected to… CONTINUE READING