Comparison of operation room staffs and patients perspectives from “patient privacy” in the operating room

Noorian, Kobra. and Hashemi, Hamid. and Salehi, Zeinab. and Rahimi Madiseh, Mohammad. (2016) Comparison of operation room staffs and patients perspectives from “patient privacy” in the operating room. Journal of Clinical Nursing and Midwifery, 5 (1).


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Background and aims: Privacy is one of the fundamental human rights and its consideration during health care is required and caused to maintain dignity and trust between the nurse and patient. This study was performed with the aim of investigateing the privacy of patients in the hospital operating room of Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences from the view of the staff and patients. Methods: This research was a decscriptive-analytic study. 38 operating room personnel and 88 patients who had surgery were selected by census and simple random sampling. Data were collected by a questionaire made by researcher. Data were analyzed using SPSS software with chi-square and t- test. Results: The results showed paying respect to privacy in physical dimention was considered from the standpoints of operating room personnel 62.9, the researcher's observations 60.7 and patients 78.9. Paying respect to privacy has been estimated in social dimension from the view of staff and patients’and the researcher's observation 4, 11, and 5.3, respectively. Paying respect to privacy was considered from informational dimension, from the staff, patients’, and researcher's observations views 54.2 and 79.5, respectively. In total, the results showed there was significant relationship between paying respect to privacy and gender so that more precent of patients stated having no paying respect privacy in physical dimension (P=0.022). Conclusion: Therapy personel and researcher’s observations due to awareness of legal and ethical rules in this regard evaluated paying respect patient’s privacy in the low level. It is obvious to pay more attention personnel and authorities to moral standards in patient care.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Keywords: Keywords: Operating room, Patient, Patient's privacy.
Subjects: WM Psychiatry
WY Nursing
Divisions: Reserach Vice-Chancellar Department > Journal of Clinical Nursing and Midwifery
Journal of Clinical Nursing and Midwifery
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Date Deposited: 13 Sep 2017 04:15
Last Modified: 21 May 2018 05:10

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