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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/304395
Category:
Full-text
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Determining the Needs of the Family Caregivers at'a Research Hospital
Author(s):
Kok, Gulsah; Akyuz, Aygul; Basak, Tulay
Lead Author STTI Affiliation:
Non-member
Author Details:
Gulsah Kok, RN, PhD, gulsahkok2000@yahoo.com.tr; Aygul Akyuz, RN; Tulay Basak, RN, PhD;
Abstract:

Session presented on: Friday, July 26, 2013

Purpose: Being ill and hospitalized affect the family caregivers environmental and social lives as well as the patients. These effects were emphasized due to the fact the difficulties experienced in the hospital, their physical, psychological, social needs and expectations from the health care professions. This descriptive study was''aimed to evaluate the' physical, familial, and social needs of the family caregivers in the process of the hospitilization

Methods: 'Data was obtained using face to face interviews from the structured questionnaire developed by the researchers.

Results: Participants were between the ages of 31-50, and graduated from the university. The participants presented in surgical clinics had more needs esp. the social needs more than the others, and 36.4% of the patients ages were generally 60 years of age. In this study, although 72.9% of the participants stated many psychological needs. The most frequently expressions of the participants were "I miss my children', 'I'm afraid of loosing my patients", "I miss my past." (respectively 60%, 56.5%, 52.9%)

Conclusion: Nurses should be aware of the needs of the family caregivers as well as the health-care needs of the patient, provide professional nursing care by including the family caregivers.

Keywords:
family caregiver; needs
Repository Posting Date:
22-Oct-2013
Date of Publication:
22-Oct-2013 ; 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.

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dc.language.isoen_USen_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.type.categoryFull-texten
dc.typePresentationen
dc.titleDetermining the Needs of the Family Caregivers at'a Research Hospitalen
dc.contributor.authorKok, Gulsahen
dc.contributor.authorAkyuz, Aygulen
dc.contributor.authorBasak, Tulayen
dc.contributor.departmentNon-memberen
dc.author.detailsGulsah Kok, RN, PhD, gulsahkok2000@yahoo.com.tr; Aygul Akyuz, RN; Tulay Basak, RN, PhD;en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/304395-
dc.description.abstract<p>Session presented on: Friday, July 26, 2013</p><b>Purpose: </b> Being ill and hospitalized affect the family caregivers environmental and social lives as well as the patients. These effects were emphasized due to the fact the difficulties experienced in the hospital, their physical, psychological, social needs and expectations from the health care professions. This descriptive study was''aimed to evaluate the' physical, familial, and social needs of the family caregivers in the process of the hospitilization <p><b>Methods: </b>'Data was obtained using face to face interviews from the structured questionnaire developed by the researchers. <p><b>Results: </b>Participants were between the ages of 31-50, and graduated from the university. The participants presented in surgical clinics had more needs esp. the social needs more than the others, and 36.4% of the patients ages were generally 60 years of age. In this study, although 72.9% of the participants stated many psychological needs. The most frequently expressions of the participants were "I miss my children', 'I'm afraid of loosing my patients", "I miss my past." (respectively 60%, 56.5%, 52.9%) <p><b>Conclusion: </b>Nurses should be aware of the needs of the family caregivers as well as the health-care needs of the patient, provide professional nursing care by including the family caregivers.en
dc.subjectfamily caregiveren
dc.subjectneedsen
dc.date.available2013-10-22T20:35:00Z-
dc.date.issued2013-10-22-
dc.date.issued2013-10-22en
dc.date.accessioned2013-10-22T20:35:00Z-
dc.conference.date2013en
dc.conference.name24th International Nursing Research Congressen
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursingen
dc.conference.locationPrague, Czech Republicen
dc.description24th International Nursing Research Congress Theme: Bridge the Gap Between Research and Practice Through Collaboration. Held at the Hilton Prague Hotel.en
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