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Human improvement of the basic healt team in the care of cancer patients with the use of self-expanding esophageal prostheses

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Yanet Ortega Dugrot ,
Yanet Ortega Dugrot

Instituto Nacional de Salud de los Trabajadores. Departamento Psicofisiología. La Habana, Cuba

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Julieth Suárez Oceguera ,
Julieth Suárez Oceguera

Centro Nacional de Cirugía de Mínimo Acceso. Departamento Imagenología. La Habana, Cuba

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Osmany Alonso Ayala ,
Osmany Alonso Ayala

Ministerio de Salud Pública. Departamento de Investigaciones. La Habana, Cuba

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Susana Solís Solís ,
Susana Solís Solís

Facultad de Tecnología de la Salud, Departamento Posgrado e Investigaciones. La Habana, Cuba

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Lilian Valdivia García ,
Lilian Valdivia García

Centro Nacional de Cirugía de Mínimo Acceso, Servicio Unidad de Cuidados Intensivos. La Habana, Cuba

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Evelin Noriega Campos ,
Evelin Noriega Campos

Centro Nacional de Cirugía de Mínimo Acceso, Servicio Unidad de Cuidados Intensivos. La Habana, Cuba

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Abstract

Introduction: esophageal cancer is among the top ten causes of death from cancer. Cuba is in accordance with technological development in the placement of self-expanding esophageal prosthesis as the therapeutic of choice for patients with inoperable esophageal cancer. The Basic Health Team in its community health care must have the necessary elements to guide and treat patients and family members in order to avoid complications and improve quality of life until death. Objective: to characterize the human improvement of the Basic Health Team in the care of cancer patients with the use of self-expanding esophageal prosthesis. Methods: an observational, descriptive, cross-sectional study was carried out. The period included for carrying out the research was between January 2019 and March 2020. The universe was made up of 33 Basic Health Teams that provide care to the population belonging to the Mantilla polyclinic. Results: knowledge insufficiencies were identified in the dimensions human behavior, improvement, scientific-investigative, which has an impact on the human improvement variable. Conclusions: the human improvement of the Basic Health Team in the care of cancer patients was characterized with the use of self-expanding esophageal prosthesis necessary for the development of educational strategies based on technological and social demands.

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Ortega Dugrot Y, Suárez Oceguera J, Alonso Ayala O, Solís Solís S, Valdivia García L, Noriega Campos E. Human improvement of the basic healt team in the care of cancer patients with the use of self-expanding esophageal prostheses. Salud, Ciencia y Tecnología - Serie de Conferencias [Internet]. 2024 Jun. 20 [cited 2024 Jul. 19];3:927. Available from: https://conferencias.saludcyt.ar/index.php/sctconf/article/view/927

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