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J Qual Res Health Sci 2014, 3(2): 149-161 Back to browse issues page
Care Quality in Critical Cardiac Units from Nurses Perspective: A Content analysis
Dr Monir Nobahar
Assistant professor Semnan University of Medical Sciences
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Introduction: Nurses are an ideal source to report on the quality of care and the uses of their perspective is a valid index in assessment of the quality of nursing care. The aim of this study was to explore the quality of nursing care from the perspective of nurses in critical cardiac units. Method: This was a qualitative study in which purposive sampling was used with maximum variation and 23 participants were interviewed with open-ended questions in Semnan during 2012-2013. The main method of data collection was semi-structured interviews. The interviews were digitally recorded, immediately transcribed word by word, and analyzed using content analysis method. Results: By data analysis of extracted contexts, the main theme abstracted was "the need for effective nursing management". Subthemes include "adequate and efficient human resources", "human relationships", "organized nursing performance", and "appropriate environment and suitable tools, equipment, and facilities". Conclusion: The results of this study explored employed nurses' experiences on quality of nursing care in critical cardiac care units. Having effective nursing management for providing resources and human relationships are essential to maintaining and improving the quality of nursing care in critical cardiac units.
Keywords: Quality of nursing care, Nursing, Critical cardiac care, Content analysis
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2013/11/29 | Accepted: 2014/04/25 | Published: 2014/06/20
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Nobahar M. Care Quality in Critical Cardiac Units from Nurses Perspective: A Content analysis. J Qual Res Health Sci. 2014; 3 (2) :149-161
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Volume 3, Number 2 (6-2014) Back to browse issues page
مجله تحقیقات کیفی در علوم سلامت Journal of Qualitative Research in Health Sciences
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