The Symptom Experience of Women With Perimenstrual Syndrome;Women's Health Related Quality of Life.
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Defined Population
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Retrospective/Prospective
|Study Start Date:||August 2005|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||December 2005|
Symptoms are the most common reason people seek health care. Although the menstrual cycle, a normative process, but 10~15% of western women experience sever recurring symptoms associated with the menstrual cycle that can be considered a chronic illness. There are many interventional researches focus on this issue in western countries. There is not only lack of evidence base prevalence of perimenstrual syndrome, but also never found any nursing intervention project focusing on women with perimenstrual syndrome.
The purpose of these series research project is to investigate the prevalence, symptoms cluster and characteristic; establish the systemic symptom management nursing strategies (PMS-SMP); determine short-and long-term effectiveness of PMS-SMP. To enhance the health related quality of life of women with Perimenstrual syndrome. Simultaneously, the PMS-SMP offers a research and clinical based protocol to demonstrate the independent nursing role and practice care model. The 3-year series research process will include three research domains.
Content analysis, descriptive statistics(percentage, mode, medium, quartile, rank), Chi-square, One way ANOVA, MANCOVA, and Step-Wise regression will be applied to examine the research finding. Although focused on perimenstrual symptoms relief and improve the health related quality of life of women with perimenstrual symptoms, these strategies are generally health promoting and can be applied to other women’s health conditions.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00174161
|NTUH, National Taiwan University Hosptal|
|Taipei, 7, Chung-Shan South Road, Taiwan, 100|
|Study Chair:||Yang Ya Ling||National Taiwan University Hospital|