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Journal of Clinical Nursing and Midwifery 2014, __VOLUME_4_(_3_ISSUE__): 77-84 Back to browse issues page
Relationship between the communication skill of nurse - patient with patient safety in the critical care units
Masumeh Hemmati *, Mehri Sheikhbaglu, Rahim Baghaie
assistant proffesor Uremia University of Medical Sciences , hemmatma@yahoo.com
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Background and aim: Focus on patient safety in intensive care units is a major issue, and one of the most important factors related to patient safety is communication skills of the nurse – patient. This study aimed to determine the relationship between the communication skill of nurse - patient with patient safety in the critical care units of Urmia based on nurses point of view. Methods: In correlational descriptive study, 167 nurses working in intensive care unit educational and non-educational hospitals of Urmia, participated with census sampling method. Data were gathered using valid and reliable questionnaires including communication skills of the nurse-patient and patient safety and was evaluated communication skills of the nurse-patient and patient safety. Results: The majority nurses working in educational and non-educational hospitals, respectively (97.5, 97.8) evaluated their communication skills in good level. The majority nurses working in educational and non-educational hospitals, respectively (87.6, 84.8) evaluated patient safety in good level. The study results showed that there is statistically a significant relationship between communication skills of the nurse-patient and patient safety (P>0.001). Conclusion: Regarding to the result of this study, nurses can use suitable communication skills with patients that hospitalized in intensive care unit to maintain and promote patient safety.
Keywords: Communication skills, Intensive care unit, Communication nurse-patient, Patient safety
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Type of Study: Orginal Article | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/03/11 | Accepted: 2014/04/19 | Published: 2014/06/14
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Hemmati M, Sheikhbaglu M, Baghaie R. Relationship between the communication skill of nurse - patient with patient safety in the critical care units. Journal of Clinical Nursing and Midwifery. 2014; 3 (2) :77-84
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