Suha Kadhim AL-Zaidy

MSN, Maysan Health Directorate, Ministry of Health, Maysan, Iraq


  • Research Article   
    Efficacy of a pre-radiotherapy, nurse-led instructional program on anxiety level of patients receiving Radiotherapy (RT) for first time
    Author(s): Suha Kadhim AL-Zaidy* and Sadeq AL-Fayyadh

    Background: Patients, family members, and caregivers may become anxious and apprehensive after receiving a cancer diagnosis and going through many treatment options, including both medical and surgical ones. In fact, 40% to 62% of patients reported feeling anxious prior to radiation, with the first session being the most stressful. Aim: This study was conducted in order to evaluate the effectiveness of a preradiation therapy, nurse-led tailored instructional program increasing level of anxiety in adult patients undergoing RT for first time. Methods: A quasi-experimental design, with the application of a pre-test/ posttest approach, was employed in this study. The study was conducted on 128 adult patients, who received RT at Maysan Center for Tumors Treatment. The patients were randomized into 2 groups: study group (n=64) and control group (n=64). Patients who were .. Read More»

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  • Prof. Elhadi Miskeen

    Obstetrics and Gynaecology Faculty of Medicine, University of Bisha, Saudi Arabia

  • Ahmed Hussien Alshewered

    University of Basrah College of Medicine, Iraq

  • Sudhakar Tummala

    Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering SRM University – AP, Andhra Pradesh




  • Alphonse Laya

    Supervisor of Biochemistry Lab and PhD. students of Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry and Department of Chemis


  • Fava Maria Giovanna


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