The Live Experience of People with Leprosy - A Systematic Review of Qualitative Evidence

Yudisa Diaz Lutfi Sandi, Tintin Sukartini, Ferry Efendi

Abstract

Leprosy is a disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae which affects the peripheral nerves. Until recently, there are few studies explore the lived experience of people with leprosy. In this study, the authors peer review relevant literature in numerous data. This systematic review was a patent synthesis of a qualitative study. Data collected with predefined keywords. The database used in this study were Scopus Medline, ProQuest, Elsevier, Science Direct, CINAHL, JSTOR, Sage Journal, Wiley Online Library, Springer Link, EBSCO Host, and Oxford Academic Journal. There are 15 studies included, consist of 12 qualitative studies and 3 mixed method studies. The main theme which often appears in each study identified as an understanding of leprosy, physical, health, psychological, stigma, social relation, economics, and activity. Aspects various studies showed multi aspect of lived experience among people with leprosy. Which is collected and served, that shows a diversity of life from people with leprosy. Addressing physics, psychological, social, economics, spiritual and environment would be a benefit to assist people with leprosy living on their daily life.

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Sandi Y., Sukartini T. and Efendi F. (2018). The Live Experience of People with Leprosy - A Systematic Review of Qualitative Evidence.In Proceedings of the 9th International Nursing Conference - INC, ISBN 978-989-758-336-0, pages 161-173. DOI: 10.5220/0008322101610173


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@conference{inc18,
author={Yudisa Diaz Lutfi Sandi and Tintin Sukartini and Ferry Efendi},
title={The Live Experience of People with Leprosy - A Systematic Review of Qualitative Evidence},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 9th International Nursing Conference - INC,},
year={2018},
pages={161-173},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0008322101610173},
isbn={978-989-758-336-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - Proceedings of the 9th International Nursing Conference - INC,
TI - The Live Experience of People with Leprosy - A Systematic Review of Qualitative Evidence
SN - 978-989-758-336-0
AU - Sandi Y.
AU - Sukartini T.
AU - Efendi F.
PY - 2018
SP - 161
EP - 173
DO - 10.5220/0008322101610173