The holistic needs of women with hysterectomy: A grounded theory study

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The objective of study is to qualitative assess for identify the holistic needs of childbearing age women with hysterectomy. This study use grounded theory qualitative study method. The participants in this study were six childbearing age women post hysterectomy, husbands, family members, and three healthcare workers. This study was conducted in West Sumatra Province with Minang culture which adheres to matrilineal kinship system. The results of this study there are seven elements that develop concept of holistic needs on women with hysterectomy. Consists of the need to deal with sexual problems and pain, to be cared by the family, to be more active, to improve relationships with God and self-acceptance, and community values to accept women with hysterectomy. The needs of women with hysterectomy were holistic needs. Nurses can do assessments to understand holistically the needs of women with hysterectomy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S24-S28
JournalEnfermeria Clinica
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2021


  • Grounded theory
  • Holistic needs
  • Hysterectomy
  • Women of childbearing age


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