Experiences of family from caring patient suffering from trauma: a qualitative study

Motaghi, M. and Assadisharif, F. (2017) Experiences of family from caring patient suffering from trauma: a qualitative study. Journal of Clinical Nursing and Midwifery, 5 (4).

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Abstract

Background and aims: Among all institutions, organizations and social institutes, family has most important, valuable and effective role which leads to its important duty in patient care after discharge. Thus, the present study seeks to express experiences of families of traumatic patients after discharge from special cares section of Dr. Fatemi hospital regarding confronting with patient care at home in Ardebil. Methods: In the study, a qualitative approach by phenomenology method was used. Sampling method was purpose-based and selected from special cares section of Dr. Fatemi hospital. For data collection, unstructured deep interview, until data saturation, was used which finally number of participants reached to 13 persons and data analysis was done by Colaizzi seven-stage method. Results: Analysis of experiences of participants led to detection of 241 initial codes and making themes of initial shock with sub-conception of "not believing the present situation", "knowing guilty self and others", "confronting with patient" and "care" with sub-conceptions of "feeling inability in patient care" and conception of "being hard and impossible the patient care" as sub-stratum of "unexpected encounter". Conclusion: According to gathered findings, families in first days after discharge have a high-stress time regarding patient condition and their care conditions at home and for better compatibility need to help of the treatment team and governmental organizations and correct protection of the families is a necessary step.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Keywords: life experiences, traumatic patients, patient care
Subjects: WM Psychiatry
WO Surgery
Divisions: Reserach Vice-Chancellar Department > Journal of Clinical Nursing and Midwifery
Journal of Clinical Nursing and Midwifery
Depositing User: zahra bagheri .
Date Deposited: 12 Sep 2017 09:45
Last Modified: 12 Sep 2017 09:45
URI: http://eprints.skums.ac.ir/id/eprint/4911

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