Perceptions and Satisfaction of Pre Operative Patients Planned Versus Add on Surgeries at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Karachi, Pakistan

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http://hdl.handle.net/10755/202140
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Presentation
Title:
Perceptions and Satisfaction of Pre Operative Patients Planned Versus Add on Surgeries at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Karachi, Pakistan
Abstract:
(41st Biennial Convention) Purpose: To assess the perceptions and satisfaction of the pre operative patients who are planned versus the patients who are on add on list. Add on surgeries are those surgeries for which a planned booking is not given to the patients. Thus, they are not on the list a day prior when the operating room list was finalized. in contrast, elective patients have their surgeries planned and advance booking is been given to the OR scheduler atleast one day prior to their surgery. Methods: In this study quantitaive case control study design is used. The study is conducted on Inpatient surgical unit at a private tertiary care hospital, karachi, Pakistan. Total 170 surgical patients were randomly selected from the OR list out of which 95 were scheduled patients and 75 patients were Add on. About 170 patients (18 years and above) were interviewed face to face on structured questionnaire in the Inpatient surgical unit after submission of their written consent. This study was approved by ethical review committee (ERC). Pilot testing of the questionnaire was done prior to the data collection. Data was analyzed by using SPSS version 16.0. Appropriate statistical tests (chi-square, AVOVA, and Mean-Whitnes test) were used to determine the difference in the satisfaction of add on and planned cases. Results: 78.6% of add on patients did not know the time of their surgeries while only 21.4% knew. P value <.001 or anxious the patients were, there was not a remarkable difference among the anxiety level between add on and elective patients p value = .55. Most of the elective patients have knowledge about the surgeries as compared to add on patients p value , .001 Conclusion: Add on patients lack knowledge of surgeries and the time of surgery as compared to scheduled patients. There is no remarkable difference in level of anxiety of both the groups.     
Keywords:
Orthopedics; Add on; Elective patients
Repository Posting Date:
11-Jan-2012
Date of Publication:
4-Jan-2012
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titlePerceptions and Satisfaction of Pre Operative Patients Planned Versus Add on Surgeries at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Karachi, Pakistanen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/202140-
dc.description.abstract(41st Biennial Convention) Purpose: To assess the perceptions and satisfaction of the pre operative patients who are planned versus the patients who are on add on list. Add on surgeries are those surgeries for which a planned booking is not given to the patients. Thus, they are not on the list a day prior when the operating room list was finalized. in contrast, elective patients have their surgeries planned and advance booking is been given to the OR scheduler atleast one day prior to their surgery. Methods: In this study quantitaive case control study design is used. The study is conducted on Inpatient surgical unit at a private tertiary care hospital, karachi, Pakistan. Total 170 surgical patients were randomly selected from the OR list out of which 95 were scheduled patients and 75 patients were Add on. About 170 patients (18 years and above) were interviewed face to face on structured questionnaire in the Inpatient surgical unit after submission of their written consent. This study was approved by ethical review committee (ERC). Pilot testing of the questionnaire was done prior to the data collection. Data was analyzed by using SPSS version 16.0. Appropriate statistical tests (chi-square, AVOVA, and Mean-Whitnes test) were used to determine the difference in the satisfaction of add on and planned cases. Results: 78.6% of add on patients did not know the time of their surgeries while only 21.4% knew. P value <.001 or anxious the patients were, there was not a remarkable difference among the anxiety level between add on and elective patients p value = .55. Most of the elective patients have knowledge about the surgeries as compared to add on patients p value , .001 Conclusion: Add on patients lack knowledge of surgeries and the time of surgery as compared to scheduled patients. There is no remarkable difference in level of anxiety of both the groups.     en_GB
dc.subjectOrthopedicsen_GB
dc.subjectAdd onen_GB
dc.subjectElective patientsen_GB
dc.date.available2012-01-11T11:12:10Z-
dc.date.issued2012-01-04en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2012-01-11T11:12:10Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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