Fri, Aug 6, 2021
Volume 19, Issue 6 (November - December 2020)                   Payesh 2020, 19(6): 723-733 | Back to browse issues page

Ethics code: -

XML Persian Abstract Print

Download citation:
BibTeX | RIS | EndNote | Medlars | ProCite | Reference Manager | RefWorks
Send citation to:

Sargolzaei M S, Jahantigh F, Allahyari J. Interventions to improve Quality of Life in Patients with Major Thalassemia: A Systematic Review. Payesh. 2020; 19 (6) :723-733
1- School of Nursing and Midwifery, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2- Community Nursing Research Center, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, Iran
3- Zahedan University of Medical Sciences.Zahedan, Iran
Abstract:   (1042 Views)
Objective (s): Thalassemia is the most common genetic disease can affect the quality of life of patients. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of interventions performed to improve quality of life of patients with major thalassemia.
Methods: The present study was a systematic review. The following databases were included to identify relevant citations: Magiran, SID, ISC, IranMedex, Pubmed, Scopus, Google scholar, Web of Science, ProQuest and Cochrane using the keywords major thalassemia, quality of life, beta thalassemia, clinical research, Clinical trials based on Mesh were identified during July 2010 to July 2020. Articles were searched and extracted by two researchers independently. All articles that met the eligibility criteria were reviewed.
Results: Out of 370 studies, finally 16 articles (5 Persian articles and 11 English articles) were reviewed, which were divided into five categories: psychological interventions (5 articles), health promotion education interventions (5 articles), and care interventions (3 articles), Empowerment interventions (2 articles) and physical activity (1 article). Most studies have confirmed the effectiveness of educational interventions in improving the quality of life of patients with major thalassemia.
Conclusion: Educational interventions to improve the quality of life of patients with major thalassemia can have a positive effect and improve the quality of life of these people.
Full-Text [PDF 1049 kb]   (341 Downloads)    
type of study: Reviw Article | Subject: Paramedical
Received: 2020/09/27 | Accepted: 2020/11/22 | ePublished ahead of print: 2020/12/9 | Published: 2020/12/20

1. Ismail DK, El-Tagui MH, Hussein ZA, Eid MA, Aly SM. Evaluation of health-related quality of life and muscular strength in children with beta thalassemia major. Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics 2018;19:353-7 [DOI:10.1016/j.ejmhg.2018.04.005]
2. Paramore C, Levine L, Bagshaw E, Ouyang C, Kudlac A, Larkin M. Patient- and Caregiver-Reported Burden of Transfusion-Dependent β-Thalassemia Measured Using a Digital Application. The Patient 2020:1-12 [DOI:10.1007/s40271-020-00473-0]
3. Koutelekos J, Haliasos N. Depression and Thalassemia in children, adolescents and adults. Health Science Journal 2013;7:239
4. Cao A, Kan YW. The prevention of thalassemia. Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Medicine 2013;3: 11775 [DOI:10.1101/cshperspect.a011775]
5. Aliye A, Mehmet SY, Zeynep A, Olivier H, Anton F. Periodontal condition of patients with Thalassemia Major: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Archives of Oral Biology 2019;102:113-21 [DOI:10.1016/j.archoralbio.2019.04.004]
6. Bala J, Sarin J. Empowering parents of children with thalassemia. International Journal of Nursing Care 2014;2: 22-5 [DOI:10.5958/j.2320-8651.2.1.005]
7. Pouraboli B, Abedi HA, Abbaszadeh A, Kazemi M. Self-care in Patient with Major Thalassemia: A Grounded Theory. Journal of Caring Sciences 2017;6: 127-39 [DOI:10.15171/jcs.2017.013]
8. Madmoli Y, Akhaghi Dezfuli S, Beiranvand R, Saberi Pour B, Azami M, Madmoli M. An Epidemiological and Clinical Survey of Patients with β-Thalassemia in Dezful in 2015. Iranian Journal of Epidemiology 2017;13: 145-52 [Persian]
9. Telfer P, Constantinidou G, Andreou P, Christou S, Modell B, Angastiniotis M. Quality of life in thalassemia. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 2005;1054: 273-82 [DOI:10.1196/annals.1345.035]
10. Bazi A, Sargazi-aval O, Safa A, Miri-Moghaddam E. Health-related quality of life and associated factors among Thalassemia major patients, Southeast of Iran. Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology 2017;39:513-7 [DOI:10.1097/MPH.0000000000000963]
11. Dahlui M, Hishamshah MI, Rahman A, Aljunid SM. Quality of life in transfusion-dependent thalassaemia patients on desferrioxamine treatment.Singapore Medical Journal 2009;50: 794
12. Saroukhani D, Omidi K, Norouzi R, Zali H, Sayehmiri K, Forozeshfard M. The quality of life in cancer patients in Iran: A systematic review by using meta-analysis. Koomesh 2016;18: 1-12 [Persian]
13. Hellström Y, Persson G, Hallberg IR. Quality of life and symptoms among older people living at home. Journal of Advanced Nursing 2004;48:584-93 [DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2648.2004.03247.x]
14. Alzahrani RA, Almutairi OM, Alghoraibi MS, Alabdulwahed MS, Abaalkhail MK, Alhawish MK, et al. Quality of life in transfusion-dependent thalassemia patients Journal of Taibah University Medical Sciences 2017;12: 465-70 [DOI:10.1016/j.jtumed.2017.05.006]
15. Lee Y-J. Subjective quality of life measurement in Taipei. Building and Environment 2008;43:1205-15 [DOI:10.1016/j.buildenv.2006.11.023]
16. Moser DK. Psychosocial factors and their association with clinical outcomes in patients with heart failure: why clinicians do not seem to care. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 2002;1:183-8 [DOI:10.1016/S1474-5151(02)00033-6]
17. Gharaati F, Aghamolaei T, Hassani L, Mohamadi R, Mohsseni S. The effect of educational intervention using mobile phone on self-care behaviors in patients with thalassemia major. Journal of Preventive Medicine 2016;3:0-0 [Persian]
18. Imani E, Asadi Nooghabi F, Hosseini Teshnizi S, Yosefi P, Salari F. Comparison quality of life in patients with thalassemia major based on participating in group activities, Bandar Abbas. Scientific Journal of Iranian Blood Transfusion Organization 2013;10:198-206 [Persian]
19. Haghpanah S, Nasirabadi S, Ghaffarpasand F, Karami R, Mahmoodi M, Parand S, et al. Quality of life among Iranian patients with beta-thalassemia major using the SF-36 questionnaire. Sao Paulo Medical Journal 2013;131:166-72 [DOI:10.1590/1516-3180.2013.1313470]
20. Shaligram D, Girimaji SC, Chaturvedi SK. Psychological problems and quality of life in children with thalassemia. Indian Journal of Pediatrics 2007;74:727-30 [DOI:10.1007/s12098-007-0127-6]
21. Bakhshi R, Akaberian S, Bahreini M, Mirzaei K, Kiani J. The Effect of Group Counseling on the Quality of Life in Patients with Major Thalassemia Referred to the Thalassemia Treatment Center in Bushehr. Pajouhan Scientific Journal 2018;16:11-9 [Persian] [DOI:10.21859/psj.16.3.11]
22. Jadad AR, Moore RA, Carroll D, Jenkinson C, Reynolds DJM, Gavaghan DJ, et al. Assessing the quality of reports of randomized clinical trials: is blinding necessary?. Controlled Clinical Trials 1996;17:1-12 [DOI:10.1016/0197-2456(95)00134-4]
23. Hassan SME, El SESHI. Study of the health instructions effect on quality of life and psychological problems among children with thalassemia. International Journal of Studies in Nursing 2016;1:16 [DOI:10.20849/ijsn.v1i1.92]
24. Kavitha K, Padmaja A. Effectiveness of SCOPE Programme on Health Related Quality of Life and Health Status of Thalassemic Children: A Pilot Study. International Journal of Health Sciences and Research 2019;9: 282-6
25. Borhani F, Najafi MK, Rabori ED, Sabzevari S. The effect of family-centered empowerment model on quality of life of school-aged children with thalassemia major. Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research 2011;16:292
26. Babayi MR, Askarizadeh G, Tohidi A. The effectiveness of resilience training and stress management (SMART) on the quality of life in patients with thalassemia major. Preventive Care in Nursing and Midwifery Journal 2017;7:7-14
27. Arian M, Memarian R, Vakilian F, Badiee Z. Impact of an 8-week walking program on quality of life in patients with thalassemia major. Feyz Journal of Kashan University of Medical Sciences 2013;17:463-70 [Persian]
28. Zinati F, Khashaninia Z, Rahgoi A, Rezasoltani P, Babamahmodi F. The effect of partnership caring model on quality of life of adolescents with major thalassemia. Iranian Journal of Rehabilitation Research in Nursing 2016; 2: 57-67[Persian]
29. Abu Samra O, Auda W, Kamhawy H, Al-Tonbary Y. Impact of educational programme regarding chelation therapy on the quality of life for B-thalassemia major children. Hematology 2015;20:297-303 [DOI:10.1179/1607845414Y.0000000197]
30. Taheri P, Nooryan K, Karimi Z, Zoladl M. Effect of Individual Psychotherapy with a Focus on Self-Efficacy on Quality of Life in Patients with Thalassemia Major: A Clinical Trial. Journal of Clinical Care and Skills 2019;1:49-54
31. Razzazan N, Ravanipour M, Gharibi T, Motamed N, Zarei A. Effect of self-management empowering model on the quality of life in adolescents and youths with major thalassemia. Journal of Nursing Education 2014;3:48-59 [Persian] [DOI:10.17795/jjcdc-23366]
32. Rafii Z, Ahmadi F, Nourbakhsh SMK, Hajizadeh E. The effects of an orientation program on quality of life of patients with thalassemia: A quasi-experimental study. Journal of Caring Sciences 2016;5:223 [DOI:10.15171/jcs.2016.024]
33. Dehnoalian A, Madadkar Dehkordi S, Alaviani M, Motamedi Z, Ahmadpour S, Banan-Sharifi M. The Impact of Educational Counseling Program on Quality of Life of Thalassemia Patients. Jundishapur Journal of Chronic Disease Care 2017;6: 559-80 [DOI:10.5812/jjcdc.55980]
34. Yousefian Z, Ahadi H, Keraskian Mojmanari A. Effectiveness Of Spirituality Therapy On The Qualify of Life And Mindfulness Of The Patients With Thalassemia. Medical Journal of Mashhad University of Medical Sciences 2020;62:750-60 [Persian]
35. El-Said Zaghamir D, Hanie El-Kazaz R, Ahmed Khalil Morsy A, Ahmed Elmazahy MM. Impact of Educational Program about Iron Chelation Therapy on the Quality of Life for Thalassemic Children. Port Said Scientific Journal of Nursing 2019;6: 33-49 [DOI:10.21608/pssjn.2019.66511]
36. Alijany-Renany H, Tamaddoni A, Haghighy-zadeh M, Pourhosein S. The effect of using partnership care model on the quality of life in the school-age children with β-thalassemia. Journal of Shahrekord Uuniversity of Medical Sciences 2012;14: 41-9
37. Madmoli Y, Salimi M, Madmoli M, Maraghi E, Pelarak F, Korkini N, et al. The effect of orem self-care model on health-related quality of life of patients with thalassemia major. Journal of Research in Medical and Dental Science 2019;7: 170-6
38. Rostami P, Hatami G, Shirkani A. Endocrine complications in patients with major β-thalassemia. Iranian South Medical Journal 2011; 14: 240-5 [Persian]
39. Ismail A, Campbell MJ, Ibrahim HM, Jones GL. Health related quality of life in Malaysian children with thalassaemia. Health and Quality of life Outcomes 2006;4:39 [DOI:10.1186/1477-7525-4-39]
40. Pakbaz Z, Treadwell M, Yamashita R, Quirolo K, Foote D, Quill L, et al. Quality of life in patients with thalassemia intermedia compared to thalassemia major. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 2005;1054:457-61 [DOI:10.1196/annals.1345.059]
41. Khani H. Quality of life in Iranian Beta-thalassemia major patients of ‎southern coastwise of the Caspian Sea. International Journal of Behavioral Sciences 2009;2:325-32
42. Hamidizadeh S, Ahmadi F, Aslani Y, Etemadifar S, Salehi K, Kordeyazdi R. Study effect of a group-based exercise program on the quality of life in older men and women in 2006-2007 .Journal of Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences and Health Services 2007;3:16 [Persian] -------------

Add your comments about this article : Your username or Email:

Send email to the article author

© 2021 All Rights Reserved | Payesh (Health Monitor)

Designed & Developed by : Yektaweb