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Vive Revista de Salud

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MAQUERA, Yuselino et al. Family support in the treatment of tuberculosis patients at Carlos Monge Hospital in Juliaca. Vive Rev. Salud [online]. 2023, vol.6, n.18, pp.758-767.  Epub 25-Sep-2023. ISSN 2664-3243.

Tuberculosis (TB) has become a public health problem, increasing in recent years in Peru with 17 thousand cases, the factors that affect the diagnosis and therapeutic noncompliance of patients. A patient with TB requires a hospital service process and physical and emotional stability is sought in order to improve the quality of life, where the family plays a transcendental role in the patient's recovery. Objective. To determine the influence of family support in the process of adaptation to treatment in patients with tuberculosis. Materials and methods. The study is framed within the quantitative approach, basic type, explanatory level, non-experimental design of transactional cut and hypothetical-deductive method. Likewise, the population was universal, 40 patients, and a structured Likert scale questionnaire was used for the collection of information, which was verified with the nonparametric analysis, by means of the chi-square test. Results. They show that family support significantly influences the process of adaptation to treatment in patients with TB, since the chi-square value and tabulated chi are detailed: x^2 C (28,619) > x^2 T. (5.991) with two degrees of freedom, and with a significance level of (0.000). Conclusions. The process of family support influences the types of TB, being the process of family support substantial to contribute to the treatment of patients with TB, nevertheless, it influences the types of TB of the patients, that is why if a good family support is not provided the patient leaves aside the treatment and the disease would advance and even change its type.

Palabras clave : Family Relations; Treatment; Tuberculosis.

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