THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE REPORTS FROM ASTHMATIC CHILDREN AND THEIR PARENTS ABOUT THE EFFECT OF ASTHMA ON THEIR QUALITY OF LIFE IN PEDIATRIC HOSPITAL-BENGHAZI-LIBYA
- PharmD, Faculty of Pharmacy, Libyan International Medical University, Benghazi, Libya.
- Anesthesia and Emergency Medicine Department, Faculty of medical technology, Benghazi, Libya.
- Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, College of Pharmacy, University of Benghazi, Benghazi, Libya.
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Introduction: Childhood asthma is a serious health problem that results in impairment of physical and social life of the affected children.
Objective: The current study identifies the effect of asthma on asthmatic children quality of life and also to assess the differences between childs and parents report about the effect of the asthma on the childs physical health, childs emotional health and childs activity.
Method: A cross-sectional, descriptive, quantitative study was carried out where about Sixty-four participants of asthmatic children with their parents that were attached at Pediatric Hospital in Benghazi have been recruited and asked to complete Children of Health Survey for Asthma (CHSA) instruments.
Results and Conclusion: The results showed that asthma relatively affects childrens physical health, activities and emotional health. Also, the results showed that there were significant differences in childs and parent report regarding the effect of asthma in childs quality of life.
[Essam Amraja, Raja Buras Ali, Abdulnaser Elsherif, Maryam SE Hussein and Hwuida Kattab (2021); THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE REPORTS FROM ASTHMATIC CHILDREN AND THEIR PARENTS ABOUT THE EFFECT OF ASTHMA ON THEIR QUALITY OF LIFE IN PEDIATRIC HOSPITAL-BENGHAZI-LIBYA Int. J. of Adv. Res. 9 (Jun). 01-08] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com
Anesthesia and Emergency Medicine Department, Faculty of medical technology, Benghazi, Libya.
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/12982
DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/12982
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