The impact of family-centered care and meeting the need to learn how much of global anxiety in parents of children with urinary tract infection: a randomized clinical trial
Backgrounds and Objectives: About 30% of children hospitalized at least once during childhood, and about 5 percent hospitalized several times. The family is the most important source for support child patients so the family centered care is necessary. One of the main sources of stress and anxiety for the family is the crisis by the hospitalization ill children. Attention to the needs of mothers and reducing the anxiety from hospitalization is so important. The purpose of the study was to investigate the effects of family-centered care and meeting the need to learn how much of global anxiety in parents of hospitalized children.
Materials and Methods: In the present Randomized clinical trial study, 70 parents of children suffering from UTI randomly divided in two groups: control (35) and intervention groups (35). family-centered care done by researcher and participating mothers. Control group received normal care. The data gathering tool was a three-part questionnaire: personal characteristics, Krastinzdottir questionnaire and Spiel Berger’s questionnaire. Information were analyzed by using of SPSS software and chi-squared and t test.
Results: The result of this study showed that the anxiety of the both group are the same and both of them are at the midrange. Range of meet information need in intervention and control group had statistically significant differences (p<0.435).
Conclusions: The family-centered care is effective at range of meet information needs of hospitalized children parent’s and increase their satisfaction.
Keywords: Parent, Family Centered Nursing, Hospitalized Children; anxiety, Urinary Tract Infection
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