Questions that HIV Patients May Want to Ask Health Care Professionals in the Early Stage of Diagnosis: Perspectives of Korean

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/304130
Category:
Abstract
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Questions that HIV Patients May Want to Ask Health Care Professionals in the Early Stage of Diagnosis: Perspectives of Korean
Author(s):
Kim, Gwangsuk; Park, Yun-Hee
Lead Author STTI Affiliation:
Lambda Alpha
Author Details:
Gwangsuk Kim, RN, gskim@yuhs.ac; Yun-Hee Park, MPH, RN;
Abstract:

Poster presented on: Wednesday, July 24, 2013, Thursday, July 25, 2013

Purpose:

 To gain the better understanding on HIV patients’ experience for the first year after diagnosis, and to identify the question that patients may want to ask to professionals in regard to the treatment compliance and active participation.

Methods:

 In-depth individual interview was conducted to explore patients’ experience during the early stage of diagnosis of HIV. Four men and one woman were voluntarily participated in the interview, and the mean duration after diagnosis was 30.8 month. Main question was “What questions you wanted to ask a doctor/nurse about your condition and treatment plan in your early stage of diagnosis?”

In addition, focus group interview was conducted with clinical nurses involved in the care of and counseling for HIV patients to evaluate content validity of patients’ need. Five nurses whose mean duration of HIV patients’ care was 26.4 month participated in the interview.

Results:

 Five questions formulated included “How long I can live,” “Can my disease be cured if I take medicine,” “Until when should I take these medicines,” “How much do I am I responsible for treatment,” and “Can my disease be carried over my family?”  These are recommended questions to improve effective communication between HIV patients and health care professionals during the early stage of diagnosis.

Conclusion:

This finding highlighted a need for using question list including five questions resulted for this study to improve communication between patients and health care professionals, and reduce patients’ fear of treatment process.

*This research was supported by the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC).

Keywords:
Health professional; HIV; Communication
Repository Posting Date:
22-Oct-2013
Date of Publication:
22-Oct-2013
Conference Date:
2013
Conference Name:
24th International Nursing Research Congress
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference Location:
Prague, Czech Republic
Description:
24th International Nursing Research Congress Theme: Bridge the Gap Between Research and Practice Through Collaboration. Held at the Hilton Prague Hotel.
Note:
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dc.language.isoen_USen_GB
dc.type.categoryAbstracten_GB
dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleQuestions that HIV Patients May Want to Ask Health Care Professionals in the Early Stage of Diagnosis: Perspectives of Koreanen_GB
dc.contributor.authorKim, Gwangsuken_GB
dc.contributor.authorPark, Yun-Heeen_GB
dc.contributor.departmentLambda Alphaen_GB
dc.author.detailsGwangsuk Kim, RN, gskim@yuhs.ac; Yun-Hee Park, MPH, RN;en_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/304130-
dc.description.abstract<p>Poster presented on: Wednesday, July 24, 2013, Thursday, July 25, 2013</p><b>Purpose: </b> <p> To gain the better understanding on HIV patients’ experience for the first year after diagnosis, and to identify the question that patients may want to ask to professionals in regard to the treatment compliance and active participation. <p><b>Methods: </b> <p> In-depth individual interview was conducted to explore patients’ experience during the early stage of diagnosis of HIV. Four men and one woman were voluntarily participated in the interview, and the mean duration after diagnosis was 30.8 month. Main question was “What questions you wanted to ask a doctor/nurse about your condition and treatment plan in your early stage of diagnosis?” <p>In addition, focus group interview was conducted with clinical nurses involved in the care of and counseling for HIV patients to evaluate content validity of patients’ need. Five nurses whose mean duration of HIV patients’ care was 26.4 month participated in the interview. <p><b>Results: </b> <p> Five questions formulated included “How long I can live,” “Can my disease be cured if I take medicine,” “Until when should I take these medicines,” “How much do I am I responsible for treatment,” and “Can my disease be carried over my family?”  These are recommended questions to improve effective communication between HIV patients and health care professionals during the early stage of diagnosis. <p><b>Conclusion: </b> <p>This finding highlighted a need for using question list including five questions resulted for this study to improve communication between patients and health care professionals, and reduce patients’ fear of treatment process. <p><b><sup>*</sup></b>This research was supported by the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC).en_GB
dc.subjectHealth professionalen_GB
dc.subjectHIVen_GB
dc.subjectCommunicationen_GB
dc.date.available2013-10-22T20:29:42Z-
dc.date.issued2013-10-22-
dc.date.accessioned2013-10-22T20:29:42Z-
dc.conference.date2013en_GB
dc.conference.name24th International Nursing Research Congressen_GB
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursingen_GB
dc.conference.locationPrague, Czech Republicen_GB
dc.description24th International Nursing Research Congress Theme: Bridge the Gap Between Research and Practice Through Collaboration. Held at the Hilton Prague Hotel.en_GB
dc.description.noteThis is an abstract-only submission. If the author has submitted a full-text item based on this abstract, you may find it by browsing the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository by author. If author contact information is available in this abstract, please feel free to contact him or her with your queries regarding this submission.en_GB
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