Jialan Chen1, Xin Shen1, Qinfeng Liu2, Fan Wang1
1Gynecology Department, Shaanxi Provincial People's Hospital, Xi’an, China
2Medical Equipment Management Department, Shaanxi Provincial People's Hospital, Xi’an, China
Objective: To explore the long-term drug treatment willingness and influencing factors of endometriosis. Method: The information was collected from 200 endometriosis patients who were admitted to the gynecology clinic and ward of Shaanxi Provincial People’s Hospital from June 2019 to December 2020. Data was analyzed by univariate and multivariate logistic regression analysis. The influence of age, education level, diagnosis method, pre-treatment pain score, cyst diameter, EMs disease cognition and monthly treatment cost, pain relief satisfaction after treatment, drug toxicity tolerance and drug use method on the willingness and duration of long-term drug treatment was investigated. Results: The results of multivariate logistic regression analysis showed that diagnostic methods (OR = 0.304, 95% CI 0.127 - 0.728), pre-treatment pain score (OR = 1.415, 95% CI 1.237 - 1.620) and EMs disease cognition (OR = 1.058, 95% CI 1.030 - 1.087) were the main factors affecting the treatment willingness of EMs patients, and the drug use method was a key factor affecting the treatment duration (P<0.05). Conclusion: In the future, the adequate health education should be given to the EMs patients to promote their cognitive level of disease and recognition of diagnostic methods. At the same time, patients’ preferences for treatment measures should be combined to improve their long-term drug treatment willingness.
Endometriosis, long-term drug treatment, treatment willingness, influencing factor
Jialan Chen, Xin Shen, Qinfeng Liu, Fan Wang. Willingness and Influencing Factors of Long-Term Drug Treatment in Endometriosis Patients. International Journal of Frontiers in Medicine (2022), Vol. 4, Issue 9: 1-5. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJFM.2022.040901.
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