Daily Living Activities of School Age Children with Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia at Welfare Pediatric Teaching Hospital

Authors

  • Khatam M. Al-Musawi1 , Nuhad Aldoori1 , Zaid W. Ajil 2 , Russell Qasem3 , Hadeer Ali3 ,Sahar Ammar3

Keywords:

Children, Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia, Welfare Pediatric Teaching Hospital

Abstract

Objective(s): The study aims to assess daily living activities domain of school age children with acute

lymphocytic.

Methods: A descriptive study, conducted in Baghdad City from 13 of February to 20 of May 2016. A

purposive sample of 50 children with acute lymphocytic leukemia at welfare pediatric teaching hospital and

child central pediatric hospital. The study instrument was consists of three parts, the first was demographic

data demographic characteristics of the child, the second part is related to the symptoms and clinical signs

and complications phenomenon on the child, and the third part related to the daily activities for school age

children.. Data was analyzed using (SPSS) version 25. The data analysis for this study included descriptive

and inferential statistical analysis.

Results: The results of our study showed that (50%) within age groups (6-7)years , (60%) were males,

(66%) of them were continuing school attendance, (56%) within class level (1-2) , the highest percentage

(58%) of the study sample are not miss school. there is significant association between participants DLA

and their demographic characteristics such as age, gender, school situation and education level, at p-value

of (0.007, 0.004, 0.013,and 0.001) respectively, (96%) of them complain from yellowing and pale skin

,(70%) complain from anemia, vast majority of them have moderate daily activities. that there is significant

association between participants’ DAL and their Symptoms and Clinical Signs and Complications of the

Child with Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia of, breathing difficulties , Yellowing and pale skin, bleeding and

bruising and Anemia, at p-value of (0.003, 0.002, 0.001,and 0.005) respectively

Author Biography

Khatam M. Al-Musawi1 , Nuhad Aldoori1 , Zaid W. Ajil 2 , Russell Qasem3 , Hadeer Ali3 ,Sahar Ammar3

1 Assistant Prof., 2Instructor, 3Academic Nurse, Pediatric Nursing Department, College of Nursing,

University of Baghdad, Iraq

Published

2020-07-30

How to Cite

Khatam M. Al-Musawi1 , Nuhad Aldoori1 , Zaid W. Ajil 2 , Russell Qasem3 , Hadeer Ali3 ,Sahar Ammar3. (2020). Daily Living Activities of School Age Children with Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia at Welfare Pediatric Teaching Hospital. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(3), 1411-1417. Retrieved from http://medicopublication.com/index.php/ijfmt/article/view/10605