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RUIZ CARRENO, Paula  and  ALMANSA MARTINEZ, María Pilar. Quality of life in women who coexist four or more years with cancer of breast, from a perspective nurse. Index Enferm [online]. 2012, vol.21, n.4, pp.190-193. ISSN 1699-5988.

There is evaluated the quality of life (QL) of the women by diagnosis of cancer of top or equal breast to four years; the diagnoses and the interventions being identified the most common nurses. I study observational, transversely and analytical on the QL according to the questionnaire QLQ-C30 and BR23. In 24 women participants the most upset dimensions are the global state of health, the emotional functioning, the fatigue, the pain, the insomnia, the sexual pleasure, the perspective of future and the symptoms of the arm. The patients with cancer of breast in spite of having passed four or more years from the diagnosis, continue reflecting problems in all the dimensions that are valued for the above mentioned questionnaires. It becomes necessary to elaborate a plan of elegant nurse to work the most affected dimensions of the QL.

Keywords : Cancer of breast; Quality of life; Women health; EORTC QLQ-C30 and BR-23; Diagnostic of nursing.

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