Nursing Care for Pediatric Patients Receiving Mechanical Ventilations and Their Mothers as Perceived by Nurses and mothers

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Waraporn Kawthaisong
Pranee Rattanaudom

Abstract

The objectives of this comparative research were to study and compare nursing intervention in pediatric patients who received mechanical ventilators as perceived by nurses and patients’ mothers. The samples were 50 nurses and 50 patients’ mothers. Two questionnaires were used in this study including demographic characteristics and nursing intervention evaluation questionnaire. The content validity of questionnaire was judged by three experts. The Cronbach’s alpha coefficient of questionnaire was 0.89.

Results of the study showed most of nurses and mothers perceived that nurses had regular act in almost nursing intervention. Mothers identified nurses did not provide the way to compensate no-voice communication for the patients. the perception of nurses and mothers in overall nursing intervention were significantly difference (p < 0.001) except psychosocial spiritual intervention for patients and physical intervention for mothers of patients.

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Kawthaisong, W., & Rattanaudom, P. (2012). Nursing Care for Pediatric Patients Receiving Mechanical Ventilations and Their Mothers as Perceived by Nurses and mothers. Journal of Research in Nursing-Midwifery and Health Sciences, 31(2), 43–53. Retrieved from https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/nur-psu/article/view/802
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Waraporn Kawthaisong, Songklanagarind Hospital

Pranee Rattanaudom, Songklanagarind Hospital