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Seyed Nematollah Roshan F A, Navipor H, Alhani F. The effect of family centered empowerment model on quality of life in adolescent girls with iron deficiency anemia. yafte. 2015; 16 (4) :88-99
URL: http://yafte.lums.ac.ir/article-1-1797-en.html

Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran,
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Background : Iron deficiency anemia is the most common hematological disease in children and adolescents and like other chronic diseases affects patient's quality of life. The present study has been done in order to investigate the effect of family centered empowerment model on the quality of life of adolescent girls with iron deficiency anemia. Materials and Methods: The present semiexperimental practical research was performed by choosing 60 adolescent girls with iron deficiency anemia in test and control groups through random sampling. The research tools included the questionnaires of demographic information and the adolescent quality of life (KIDSCREEN-52). The family centered empowerment model was implemented in test group and the post test was carried out 1.5 month after the end of intervention. Results: Before the intervention independent t-test showed that there was no significant difference in the quality of life in adolescent girls between case and control groups(P=0.473)While, after the intervention independent t-test showed a significant difference between the two groups from viewpoint of mean scores of life quality (P=0.000). Also, the paired t-test showed a significant difference before and after intervention in case group from view point of scores of the quality of life(P=0.000) While, this difference was not significant in control group (P=0.085). Conclusion: The findings showed that the family centered empowerment model was effective on increasing the quality of life in adolescent girls with iron deficiency anemia.
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Received: 2015/02/14 | Accepted: 2015/02/14 | Published: 2015/02/14

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