Hypnoparenting Effects Towards Fatigue Prevalence as an Impact of Chemotherapy among Pediatric Patients with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

  • Suaka Insan School of Health Sciences
Keywords: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, children aged 5-12, fatigue, hypnoparenting


Fatigue, is one the symptoms of acute lymphoblastic leukemia after chemotherapy treatment. The management of fatigue among pediatric patients with lymphoblastic leukemia dose not become a priority apart from the cancer management itself (Mitchell, 2010). Hence, it is necessary to put an attention towards this issue by giving another complementary therapy for the patient called hypnoparenting. By implementing hypnoparenting will decrease the level of fatigue because of the chemotherapy process. It will help the patients and family to reduce the drugs consumption and prevent any further complications. To determine the effect of hypnoparenting towards fatigue prevalence as an impact of chemotherapy among pediatric patients with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. This research utilized quasi experiment before after study. The population of the study was pediatric patients (5-12 years old) who suffered by Acute Lymphoblastic leukemia under chemotherapy treatment at RSUD Ulin Banjarmasin. The study was started on Mei 2016 until June 2016 with the total participants were 30 pediatrics patients. The data analysis used dependent ttest with 95% CI and p value <0.05. According to the mean score of 30 patients in the range of age 5-12 years revealed ; before and after hypnoparenting implementation, the mean score was different 5.3 with standard deviation 7.013 and p value 0.0003, 95% CI (2.681 – 7.918). There was a significant difference on fatigue level among the patients before and after hypnoparenting implementation.