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End of Life Care in Pediatrics: A Family Centered Care Approach
Jalal Nourmohammadi , Pooya Jafardoudaran , Bashir Emami , Sara Amini *
Assistance Professor,Pediatrics Department,Mashhad University of Medical Sciences,Iran
Abstract:   (2013 Views)
The purpose of this study was to End of Life Care in Pediatrics: A Family Center Care Approach by compiling a clinical guide. The comparative method was multi-stage. The statistical population in this study was the people in the focus group and nurses working in the pediatric ward of hospitals affiliated to Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Shahid Beheshti Medical Sciences of Tehran, Shiraz Medical Sciences, Isfahan Medical Sciences and Birjand Medical Sciences. Convenient and available sampling method was available as many as 100 people. The data collection instrument was a three-part questionnaire, including pre-mortem, in-child and post-mortem care. Responses were calculated using a round scale from inappropriate to appropriate with a score of one to nine. The content validity method was used to confirm the validity of the questionnaire and the round fit method technique was used for checking the reliability. The results of this study provided nurses with appropriate guidance to make more informed decisions regarding the challenges of providing nursing care in the later stages of children's lives and supporting parents and other family members, and to improve the quality-of-service delivery.
Keywords: End of Life, Pediatrics, Family Centered Care
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