Review of Childhood Cancer Survivors' Health-related Need

소아암 생존자의 건강관련 요구에 대한 고찰

  • Lim, Su-Jin (College of Nursing, Incheon Catholic University)
  • 임수진 (인천가톨릭대학교 간호학과)
  • Received : 2020.01.13
  • Accepted : 2020.03.20
  • Published : 2020.03.28


The purpose of this study was to identify studies related to childhood cancer survivors' health-related needs and analyze scales for measurement of childhood cancer survivors' health-related needs. Studies related to childhood cancer survivors' health-related needs were retrieved from computerized databases using a manual search. The review included 17 studies. The main domains of childhood cancer survivors' health related needs were derived from the studies was psychosocial needs. 4 need assessment scales analyzed in this study were developed in foreign countries. scales were not suitable for the measurement of the needs of Korea childhood cancer survivors. Thus, should be developed comprehensive health related needs scale of childhood cancer survivors in future study.

본 연구는 소아암 생존자의 건강관련 요구와 관련된 연구들을 확인하고 연구에서 사용되는 측정도구를 분석하고자 시행되었다. 1990년부터 2019년까지 출판된 8개의 국내외 데이터베이스 이용하여 문헌을 검색하였고, 체계적 문헌 고찰을 통해 선정된 17개의 연구를 중심으로 분석을 시행하였다. 17개의 연구를 분석하여 소아암 생존자의 건강 관련 요구의 속성을 나타내는 영역을 확인한 결과 심리사회적 요구가 가장 많이 나타났으며, 연구에서 개발되고 평가된 4개의 도구를 분석하였는데 국내에서 소아암 생존자를 대상으로 요구를 측정하는 도구는 없었으며, 분석 대상이 된 4개의 도구도 외국에서 개발되어 국내의 소아암 생존자의 건강 관련 요구를 측정하기는 어려운 부분이 많았다. 따라서 국내 실정에 맞는 포괄적 소아암 생존자의 건강관련 요구 측정도구의 개발이 필요하다.


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