Assessment of Knowledge and Associated Factors towards Palliative Care among Greek Nurses
作者: Kalogeropoulou MariaVikia EvanthiaKostagiolas A. PetrosNiakas Dimitris
刊名: World Journal of Social Science Research, 2016, Vol.3 (3)
来源数据库: Scholink
DOI: 10.22158/wjssr.v3n3p381
原始语种摘要: Introduction: Nurses can have a prominent role in end-of-life care. They should however have the appropriate knowledge and practice about Palliative Care (PC) in order to provide high quality of care at the end of life of for chronically sick patients. Methods: A cross sectional quantitative study and analysis was carried through a validated questionnaire tool based on the Palliative Care Quiz for Nursing (PCQN). The study included 150 nurses working in a major public hospital in Greece. Results: T he majority of nurses in Greece had poor knowledge about PC reaching a 8.9 PCQN overall score out of 20. The findings from this study confirmed the association of gender, age, work experience and level of education on nurses’ knowledge about PC. Conclusions: There is a lack of proper training...
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  • towards 朝向
  • working 开采
  • provision 供应品
  • majority 多数
  • knowledge 知识
  • score 得分
  • Greece 希腊
  • practice 实践
  • about 大约
  • reaching 舷侧迎风