Yıl 2021, Cilt 11 , Sayı 1, Sayfalar 50 - 56 2021-01-30

Complementary Alternative Medicine Methods Preferred by Women Diagnosed with Urinary Tract Infections
İdrar Yolu Enfeksiyonları Tanısı Alan Kadınların Tercih Ettikleri Tamamlayıcı Alternatif Tedavi Yöntemleri

Handan ÖZCAN [1] , İrem MUT [2] , Ebru KARAMANLI [3]


Aim: The study was planned to determine the causes of infection in women diagnosed with urinary tract infections and the preferred complementary and alternative treatment methods of the women. Material and Method: In the study, 180 women diagnosed with urinary tract infection (UTI) were interviewed. The required permissions were received. The data descriptive information form and Complementary and Alternative Medicine Scale were used. Results: 73.4% of the participants were diagnosed with more than one UTIs in one year. Almost all of the women who participated in the study stated that they used a CAM method for UTIs (92.8%) and 97.8% of them expressed that this method was effective. Conclusion: The most commonly used herbal methods are parsley, rosehip, green tea, nettle, linden, thyme and chamomile; dietary methods are yogurt, milk and dairy products, honey, pomegranate, garlic; religious methods are prayers; the psychological approach is exercise. It was determined that the women did not prefer only biological methods.
Amaç: Çalışma, idrar yolları enfeksiyon tanısı alan kadınlarda enfeksiyon sebepleri ve tercih ettikleri tamamlayıcı ve alternatif tedavi yöntemlerini belirlemek için planlandı. Gereç ve Yöntem: Çalışmada İdrar yolları enfeksiyonu (İYE) tanısı alan 180 kadınla görüşüldü. Gerekli izinler alındı. Veriler tanımlayıcı bilgi formu ile Tamamlayıcı ve Alternatif Tıp Yaklaşımları Ölçeği kullanıldı. Bulgular: Katılımcıların %73.4’ü bir yılda birden fazla İYE tanısı almış. Çalışmada kadınların hemen hemen hepsi İYE için (%92.8) herhangi bir TAT yöntemi kullanmış ve %97.8’i yöntemin etkili olduğunu ifade etmiştir. Sonuç: En sık kullanılan bitkisel yöntemler; maydanoz, kuşburnu, yeşil çay, ısırgan, ıhlamur, kekik ve papatyadır. En sık kullanılan besinsel yöntemler; yoğurt, süt ve süt ürünleri, bal, nar, sarımsak, en sık kullanılan dini yöntemler; dua etmek ve namaz, en sık kullanılan ruhsal yaklaşım ise egzersizdir. Sadece biyolojik yöntemleri tercih etmedikleri belirlendi.
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Orcid: 0000-0002-7131-1856
Yazar: Handan ÖZCAN (Sorumlu Yazar)
Kurum: SAĞLIK BİLİMLERİ ÜNİVERSİTESİ, SAĞLIK BİLİMLERİ FAKÜLTESİ
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0003-3041-5103
Yazar: İrem MUT
Kurum: GÜMÜŞHANE SAĞLIK YÜKSEKOKULU
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0001-9598-9605
Yazar: Ebru KARAMANLI
Kurum: GÜMÜŞHANE SAĞLIK YÜKSEKOKULU
Ülke: Turkey


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Kabul Tarihi : 15 Ekim 2020
Yayımlanma Tarihi : 30 Ocak 2021

AMA Özcan H , Mut İ , Karamanlı E . Complementary Alternative Medicine Methods Preferred by Women Diagnosed with Urinary Tract Infections. J Contemp Med. 2021; 11(1): 50-56.