Assessment of Nurse’s Knowledge About Management of Chemotherapy Side Effects in Al-Amal Center for Oncology-Taiz, Yemen
The aim of the study is to assess nurses’ knowledge about the side effects of chemotherapy in cancer patients. Method: A descriptive cross-sectional study design, total converge method sampling to assess 26 nurses at a selected sitting. One tool was used for data collection: The structured interview questionnaire consists of two parts, demographic characteristics; and a knowledge questionnaire sheet. Data has been collected, computed, and statically analyzed using the Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) version 21.0.0. Result: most (61. 5%) of nurses were male, and belonged to the age group-25-30 years (65.4%). More than a third (38.5%) of them had more than five years of experience in chemotherapy. Most (50 %) nurses had good knowledge and (34.6%) of the nurses had moderate knowledge about the management of chemotherapy side effects. Consolation: Half of the nurses had good knowledge about the management of chemotherapy side effects.