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DOI: 10.18869/acadpub.psj.16.1.56

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Farasat Kish R, Ziaei Fard M, Bakhshandeh H, Khalaf Zad A. Evaluation of patients' family members' perceptions of the roles of nurses in intensive care units in Shahid Rajaee Educational, Research and Therapeutic Center . psj. 2017; 16 (1) :56-64
URL: http://psj.umsha.ac.ir/article-1-268-en.html

1- , Professor of Anesthesiology, University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
2- . MD, Cardiologist Professor, University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
3- PhD, Biostatistics, University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
4- MSc Nursing Intensive Care, University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. , amin.khalaf1363@gmail.com
Abstract:   (52 Views)
Background and Objectives: Nurses play a unique role in supporting and contributing to families to adaopt with strerssful situations. Nurses play a unique role in supporting and contributing to families to adaopt with strerssful situations. Thus, nurses need to be aware of the expectations of patients' family members of their roles to be able to perform the policy of the support of family members and maximize the satisfiction of them. The purpose of this study was to assess Patients' family member perception of the role of nurses working in intensive care units that was perceive by family members.
Materials and Methods: This study is descriptive-analytical. In this study, 302 family members of the patients admitted to the intensive care ward of Shahid Rajaee Heart Center were selected. To collect information, a family member questionnaire was used for understanding the behavioral expectations / perceptions of the nurses adapted from the questionnaire to understand their role in the family and Lvandsky Hyky. By using descriptive statistical tests (mean and standard deviation) and analytical tests (One-way ANOVA and independent-t), the data were analyzed.
Results: It was found that meeting the expectations of family members of the role of nurses has been suitable and most of the family members think that the role of the nurses in intensive care units is positive.
Conclusions: The findings of the present study show that, although family members' preception of the role of nurses is positive and there is a significant relationship between some expections of family members and the performance of the nurses working in intensive care units, the nurses should should increase their awareness of patients' family members' expectations.
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Type of Study: Research Article | Subject: Medicine & Clinical Sciences
Received: 2016/09/9 | Accepted: 2017/07/17 | Published: 2017/11/27

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