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The Perception of the Estomy-Individual Regarding of Its Situation

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00673413
First Posted: May 7, 2008
Last Update Posted: May 7, 2008
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Collaborator:
Secretary of Health and Environment Bagé
Information provided by:
Universidade da Regiao da Campanha
  Purpose
The present work had as purpose to analyze estomy-individuals according to the feelings of their current situation.

Condition
Health Promotion Health Behavior Pharmaceutical Services Psychology, Clinical

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: The Perception of the Estomy-Individual Regarding of Its Situation

Further study details as provided by Universidade da Regiao da Campanha:

Study Start Date: September 2006
Study Completion Date: September 2006
Primary Completion Date: September 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

The present work had as purpose to analyze estomy-individuals according to the feelings of their current situation. It is about a descriptive research of qualitative approach that took place in September, 2006. The population under study was composed by five estomy patients participants in a Grupo de Atenção dos Estomizados, which has multi-disciplinary character, at the Universidade da Região da Campanha (URCAMP) in the city of Bagé in South Brazil. The collection of data was given through not structuralized interviews and with the estomy-individuals, after the same ones read and signed the term of informed free ssent. The data form analyzed through the method of analysis of categories. Each one received a denomination with capital letters from the alphabet (A, B, D, and E) for their identification. The most significant categories in the answers from the ones being tested were manifestations and feelings of daptation, resignation and affective bond.The manifestation of anger and suffering shown by subjects D and E were only mentioned in this study, not being considered categories. The feeling shown by subjects A, B and C show an acceptance of their reality as rehabilitated from a surgical procedure, in the attempt of decreasing the psycho suffering caused by the mutilation and adaptation to the new status quo, fact which was observed for not appearing in the answers feeling such as revolt and guilty, which are mentioned in the review of literature as characteristics of subjects who suffered a surgical intervention. It is noticed that family support is a determinant fact to accept the new reality. The study contributed to know the subjectivity of the estomated, opening possibilities to improve the attention to health by the multi-professional staff.

Descriptors: Perception; emotions; Adaptation; estomia

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients Estomizados of a group of visitors to estomizados support from the Center for Pharmaceutical Assistance at the University of the Region Campaign.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Estomizados registered in the Single Health System users group's support of the University.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Estomizados unable to come to the group of support for health reasons.
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
Brazil
Universidade da Região da Campanha
Bagé, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Universidade da Região da Campanha
Bagé, RS, Brazil, 96400400
Sponsors and Collaborators
Universidade da Regiao da Campanha
Secretary of Health and Environment Bagé
  More Information

Responsible Party: Region of Campaign University, Center for Pharmaceutical Assistance
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00673413     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: X12605
First Submitted: May 5, 2008
First Posted: May 7, 2008
Last Update Posted: May 7, 2008
Last Verified: May 2008

Keywords provided by Universidade da Regiao da Campanha:
Perception
Emotions
Adaptation
Estomia