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International Journal of Nursing & Clinical Practices Volume 4 (2017), Article ID 4:IJNCP-219, 6 pages
Research Article
A Prospective Observational Study on Changes in Physical Activity, Quality of Life, and Self-efficacy in Perioperative Patients with Gastric Cancer

Masako Shomura1*, Haruka Okabe1, Satoshi Iwamoto1, Emi Nakagawa2, Kenji Nakamura3, Kazuhito Nabeshima3, Atsuko Otsuka4, Asako Murakoshi5, Yukiko Dozono4 and Noriko Sakaguchi6

1Department of Nursing, Tokai University School of Health Sciences, 143 Shimokasuya, Isehara City, Kanagawa 259-1193, Japan
2Department of Nursing, Tokai University Oiso Hospital, 21-1 Gakkyo, Naka District, Oiso City, Kanagawa 259-0198, Japan
3Department of Surgery, Tokai University School of Medicine, 143 Shimokasuya, Isehara City, Kanagawa 259-1193, Japan
4Department of Nursing, Tokai University Hospital, 143 Shimokasuya, Isehara City, Kanagawa 259-1193, Japan
5Home Care Agency Kaedenokaze, 6-18-1 Asamizodai, Minami District, Sagamihara City, Kanagawa 252-0328, Japan
6Graduate School of Health Sciences, Tokai University, 143 Shimokasuya, Isehara City, Kanagawa 259-1193, Japan
Dr. Masako Shomura, RN, PhD, Department of Nursing, Tokai University School of Health Sciences, 143 Shimokasuya, Isehara City, Kanagawa 259-1193, Japan; E-mail:
24 December 2016; 24 January 2017; 27 January 2017
Shomura M, Okabe H, Iwamoto S, Nakagawa E, Nakamura K, et al. (2017) A Prospective Observational Study on Changes in Physical Activity, Quality of Life, and Self-efficacy in Perioperative Patients with Gastric Cancer. Int J Nurs Clin Pract 4: 219. doi:
This study was funded by a Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) KAKENHI Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) 25463445 which have been received by M. Shomura from 2012 to 2016.


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