Volume 26, Issue 4 (10-2018)                   Sci J Hamadan Nurs Midwifery Fac 2018, 26(4): 0-0 | Back to browse issues page

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1- Hamadan University of Medical Sciences , Zhanet2811@gmail.com
2- Hamadan University of Medical Sciences
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Introduction: Satisfaction of patients 'families is one of the criteria for assessing the quality of nurses' performance. Considering the low satisfaction of stroke patient’s families in received information, the present study was done to determine effect of informational support on satisfaction of family caregivers of patients with hemiplegic stroke from received Information.
Method: In this semi-experimental study, two groups, before and after, 78 family caregivers of patients with hemiplegic stroke admitted to the neurology department of Farshchian (Sina) Hospital of Hamadan(2017), were selected by Convenience sampling, and were divided continuously into two groups: control (n=38) and intervention (n=40). The research intervention was continued from three day to eleven of hospitalization. Information was provided about the department, equipment, patient status, home care with individually and as a group method. The control group received routine care. Satisfaction of family caregivers was measured before and after of intervention in both groups. The data gathering tool was a questionnaire of demographic characteristics of the caregiver and patient, a questionnaire of satisfaction from the received information by the researcher.
Results: Groups were similar in terms of demographic variables. There was seen a significant difference between the before (79.15±21) and after (121.4±9.93) intervention at satisfaction scores in intervention group, and between the two groups (intervention and control) after intervention (p <0.001).
Type of Study: Research | Subject: Nursing
Received: 2017/11/25 | Accepted: 2018/01/16 | Published: 2018/03/16