Psychological effects on the family having children with asthma.
Pantha Aryal, Barsha (2015)
Pantha Aryal, Barsha
Arcada - Nylands svenska yrkeshögskola
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Asthma is the most common chronic childhood disease which is defined as the chronic inflammatory disorder of the airways. The study deals with the problems of families having asthmatic children as well as about self-esteem in asthmatic children. The aim of the study is to find out the problems of families with asthmatic children and the measures to maintain positive self-esteem in those children. The research questions of this study include-(1) what are the problems of family having children with asthma? (2) How nurses can support children to develop their self-esteem? The study is based on the theory of the Roy Adaptation Model. The inductive content analysis in a qualitative way is used as a method process. The articles were selected from academic databases and from peer reviewed articles through Academic Search Elite (EBSCO), Google scholar, CINAHL. 14 articles were used in this study. The problems of families having asthmatic children are stress, economic burden, lack of knowledge and low confidence. The answers of second question are derived from improved academic performance involved in exercise and support from school nurses.