Online Education To Improve Cancer-Related Fatigue Knowledge Among Cancer Patients

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Duwi Pudjiastuti Rendi Editya Darmawan Erlangga Galih

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Cancer patients can experience symptoms due to their disease and or cancer therapy. One of the symptoms experienced by patients is fatigue. 65% of cancer patients consistently experience fatigue, which is felt distressingly within 6 months and for several years after treatment. Fatigue experienced by cancer patients will have an impact on compliance with treatment or care roles and activities. This research contributes to knowing the effect of online education about fatigue treatment in cancer patients on the knowledge of cancer patients in Surakarta, Indonesia. This type of research is quantitative, using a quasi-experimental method with a pre-pot test design without a control group. The subjects of this research were 56 cancer patients. This research instrument used a fatigue maintenance knowledge instrument. The sampling technique used purposive sampling. Data was collected in July – August 2023. Bivariate analysis used the Wilcoxon test. The results of bivariate analysis before and after being given education obtained a P value of 0.000. Online education about fatigue treatment in cancer patients influences cancer patients' knowledge.

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PUDJIASTUTI, Duwi; DARMAWAN, Rendi Editya; GALIH, Erlangga. Online Education To Improve Cancer-Related Fatigue Knowledge Among Cancer Patients. Jurnal Keperawatan Respati Yogyakarta, [S.l.], v. 11, n. 1, p. 21-24, apr. 2024. ISSN 2541-2728. Available at: <https://nursingjurnal.respati.ac.id/index.php/JKRY/article/view/772>. Date accessed: 17 apr. 2024. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.35842/jkry.v11i1.772.
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