Assessment of Weight Bias Among Pediatric Nurses and Clinical Support Staff Toward Obese Patients and Their Caregivers
作者: Janelle T. GarciaErnest K. AmankwahRaquel G. Hernandez
作者单位: 1All Children's Hospital, Johns Hopkins Medicine, St. Petersburg, FL
2Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Baltimore, MD
刊名: Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 2016, Vol.31 (4), pp.e244-e251
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.pedn.2016.02.004
关键词: ObesityPediatricsWeight statusBody mass indexWeight bias
原始语种摘要: The increasing burden of obesity is prevalent in the pediatric populations. Pediatric nurses are spending increasing amounts of time and effort caring for obese patients however no prior studies have explored how nurses perceive obese patients. The purpose of this study is to identify weight bias in pediatric nurses (RNs) and clinical support staff (CSS) working in a pediatric hospital setting. A convenience sample of RNs and CSS from an urban, pediatric hospital were surveyed using the Nurses' Attitudes toward Obesity and Obese Patients Scale (NATOOPS), which consists of 6 patient-care factors with an additional factor added to assess bias towards the patient's caregiver. Mean factor scores ≥50 indicated bias. Data were summarized using descriptive statistics and means...
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  • towards 朝向
  • spending 经费
  • employment 雇用
  • working 开采
  • biased 有偏的
  • statistics 统计
  • descriptive 描述的
  • obese 肥胖的
  • increasing 增加的
  • pediatric 儿科的