Perception of family satisfaction with care at critical care setting hospital University Sains Malaysia

Nur Syakilah, Mahyiddin and Rosmawati, Mohamed and Hamid Jan, Jan Mohamed (2015) Perception of family satisfaction with care at critical care setting hospital University Sains Malaysia. The Malaysian Journal of Nursing, 7 (1). pp. 32-37. ISSN 22317007

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Family members' satisfaction has become an important measurement in determining the quality of care of patients in the critical care setting. The aims of the study were to determine the satisfaction level of family members, to determine the reliability of family satisfaction and its subscales, to identify mean of each question and their subscales. A cross-sectional study was conducted on 30 family members who accompanied patients during intensive care admission. The study was conducted in a critical care setting in a high dependency unit (HDU) and cardiac intensive care unit (CCU). Hospital University Sains Malaysia (Hospital USM). The data was collected from October 2012 to January 2013. The Critical Can Family Satisfaction Survey (CCFSS) Malay version was used to measure family satisfaction in addition to the collection of demographic data. The statistical analysis used a descriptive approach. Ethical approval was obtained prior to data collection. Majority of the respondents were female: 23 (76.7%). Mean age was 35.67 years (SD-1223) and the score of overall satisfaction level was 7820 (SD-13.88). The Cronbach's alpha was 0.96. A majority of the respondents, 19 (63.3%) were satisfied with the care provided. This study showed that a majority of family member were slightly satisfied with the care that was provided in a critical care setting at HUSM. It also showed that families play an important role in giving support and hope to patients.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Family members, satisfaction, CCFSS
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Fatin Safura
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2022 02:05
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2022 02:05

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