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ID 113205
Title Alternative
The Importance of Nursing Care for Delirium
Author
Ejiri, Harumi Chubu University
Yamada, Shoko University of Yamanashi
Keywords
delirium
patients
Nursing
Content Type
Journal Article
Description
Purpose:The purpose of this study was to clarify the nurses’ recognition of the importance of care for patients with delirium.
Methods:The subjects of this study were nurses who were taking care of patients with delirium in the hospital. The patients were adults or elderly with delirium caused by physical factor, with a temporary reduction in cognitive function. Nurses were asked to describe what was important when they took care of patients with delirium. The data were analyzed using the IBM SPSS Text Analytics for Survey (TAfS) software.
Results:The most frequently used keywords were “falling on the ground/ floor or from a bed”. The thirty seven categories were classified and were divided into six domains as follow : 【Securing safety through accident prevention】, 【Careful dealing while respecting the patient’s personality】, 【Early start of assessment to prevent aggravation】, 【Assessment of delirium】, 【Ensuring well-being】, and 【Team actions】.
Conclusions : Thirty seven categories were classified into six domains. This study has revealed that nurses recognized safety and human rights as important particularly for patients with delirium.
Journal Title
The Journal of Nursing Investigation
ISSN
13483722
24342238
NCID
AA11937122
Publisher
徳島大学医学部
Volume
14
Issue
1-2
Start Page
9
End Page
18
Sort Key
9
Published Date
2016-11-30
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eng
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