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RMJ. 2022; 47(3): 644-646


Quality of life and its correlation with the social support among patients with transurethral resection of prostate in public and private sector hospitals of Peshawar, Pakistan

Fath Ur Rahman, Sardar Ali, Israr Ahmad, Abdullah.

Abstract
Objective: To assess the quality of life and determine its correlation with the social support among patients with Transurathral Resection of Prostate (TURP) in public and private sector hospitals of Peshawar.
Methodology: This analytical cross-sectional study was conducted in tertiary care hospitals and included 350 TURP patients through aconvenient sampling technique. We used EORTC QLQ-PR 25 and MSSSP questionnaires. Factors were analyzed including physical activities, urinary functions, bowel habits, sexual functions, comfort and psychosocial activities.
Results: The study had 350 male participants with mean age of 64.12 years (range 48-86), 98% being of more than 50 years. We found that 60% showed that they maintained their daily routines, while 58% agreed that there was moderate support from the family during the disease process and 81% showed low support from their friends. Chi-square test indicated no correlation between the quality of life and social support (p=0.954).
Conclusion: Transurethral Resection of Prostate gland has multiple challenges as well as severe complications affecting someone quality of life physically, mentally, socially and economically.

Key words: Benign prostate hyperplasia, transurethral resection of prostate, quality of life, social support.


 
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Rahman FU, Ali S, Ahmad I, Abdullah . Quality of life and its correlation with the social support among patients with transurethral resection of prostate in public and private sector hospitals of Peshawar, Pakistan. RMJ. 2022; 47(3): 644-646.


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Rahman FU, Ali S, Ahmad I, Abdullah . Quality of life and its correlation with the social support among patients with transurethral resection of prostate in public and private sector hospitals of Peshawar, Pakistan. RMJ. 2022; 47(3): 644-646.



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Rahman FU, Ali S, Ahmad I, Abdullah . Quality of life and its correlation with the social support among patients with transurethral resection of prostate in public and private sector hospitals of Peshawar, Pakistan. RMJ. (2022), [cited September 02, 2022]; 47(3): 644-646.



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Rahman, F. U., Ali, . S., Ahmad, . I. & Abdullah, . (2022) Quality of life and its correlation with the social support among patients with transurethral resection of prostate in public and private sector hospitals of Peshawar, Pakistan. RMJ, 47 (3), 644-646.



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Rahman, Fath Ur, Sardar Ali, Israr Ahmad, and Abdullah. 2022. Quality of life and its correlation with the social support among patients with transurethral resection of prostate in public and private sector hospitals of Peshawar, Pakistan. Rawal Medical Journal, 47 (3), 644-646.



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Rahman, Fath Ur, Sardar Ali, Israr Ahmad, and Abdullah. "Quality of life and its correlation with the social support among patients with transurethral resection of prostate in public and private sector hospitals of Peshawar, Pakistan." Rawal Medical Journal 47 (2022), 644-646.



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Rahman, Fath Ur, Sardar Ali, Israr Ahmad, and Abdullah. "Quality of life and its correlation with the social support among patients with transurethral resection of prostate in public and private sector hospitals of Peshawar, Pakistan." Rawal Medical Journal 47.3 (2022), 644-646. Print.



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Rahman, F. U., Ali, . S., Ahmad, . I. & Abdullah, . (2022) Quality of life and its correlation with the social support among patients with transurethral resection of prostate in public and private sector hospitals of Peshawar, Pakistan. Rawal Medical Journal, 47 (3), 644-646.








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