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Sadeghi T, Dehghan nayeri N, Abbaszadeh A. Waiting Time Facilitators from Viewpoint of Family Members of Patients Undergoing Surgery: A Qualitative Study. JRUMS. 2015; 14 (3) :199-210
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Background and Objective: The surgical waiting area is that place where families and friends await news concerning their patient who is undergoing surgery they spend hours wondering and worrying. This study aimed to explain factors that facilitate waiting time according to experience of family members of patients undergoing surgery.

Materials and Methods: This is a qualitative research. Participants were 17 from family members of patients undergoing surgery, they were selected by purposeful and theoretical sampling. Semi-structured interviews were performed for data collection and data were analyzed using content analysis approach.

Results: During analysis 2 themes and 5 subthemes emerged. They included: support [“family support”, “personnel support”], satisfaction [“attention and personnel accountability”, “skill of medical team and “nursing care”].

Conclusion: These findings of the present study could help nurses for better and holistic care services.

Keywords: Waiting, Surgery, Family members, Facilitators, Qualitative study


Funding: This research was funded by Kerman University of Medical Sciences.

Conflict of interest: None declared.

Ethical approval: The Ethics Committee of Kerman University of Medical Sciences approved the study.


How to cite this article: Sadeghi T, Dehghan nayeri N, Abbaszadeh A.. Waiting Time Facilitators from Viewpoint of Family Members of Patients Undergoing Surgery:A Qualitative Study. J RafsanjanUniv Med Sci 2014 14(3): 199-210. [Farsi]

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Nursing
Received: 2014/12/5 | Accepted: 2015/04/15 | Published: 2015/06/6

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