Aim: The aim of this research; to state the opinions of palliative care patients, patient relatives and nurses on good death.
Methods: Research was carried out between 01.07.2019-29.09.2019 at Palliative Care Clinics in Malatya provincial and district centres. The sample of the research occurred 90 patients, 90 relatives and 90 nurses who volunteered to attend in the research. Data were gathered by face-to-face interviews using the Personal Information Form and Good Death Scale. Written permission was attained from Inonu University Health Sciences Non-Interventional Clinical Research and Publication Ethics Committee, Malatya provincial and district hospitals, patients, patient relatives and nurses.
Results: It was found that 65.6% of the nurses were in the 29-35 age groups, 85.6% were female, 55.6% were single, 56.6% were undergraduate graduates and 64.4% lived in the province. It was stated that 55.6% of the patients were in the 29-35 age group, 61.1% were women, 71.1% were married, 76.7% were high school / associate degree graduates and 60.0% lived in the province. It was stated that 53.3% of the patients' relatives were in the 22-28 age group, 84.4% were women, 60.0% were married, 62.2% were undergraduate graduates and 68.9% lived in the province. Looking at the definitions of good death of the participants; it was discovered that 46.7% of the patients defined “ending life without pain and stress”, 61.1% of the patients' relatives “shared the process with their family members”, and 57.8% of the nurses defined “experiencing the process without suffering”. When the mean point of Good Death Scale; the mean point of the patients (58.77 ± 6.50), the mean point of patients' relatives (58.04 ± 6.71) and the mean point of nurses (55.80 ± 7.94) was found to be.
Conclusion: It was stated that the mean total point of the good death scale of the patients was higher than the nurse and the patient's relatives.
|Subjects||Health Care Sciences and Services|
|Journal Section||Research Article|
Publication Date : March 21, 2021
|Vancouver||Menekli T , Dolu S , Coşkun Ö , Torun M . PALYATİF BAKIM HASTALARI, YAKINLARI VE HEMŞİRELERİNİN İYİ ÖLÜME İLİŞKİN GÖRÜŞLERİ. Anadolu Hemşirelik ve Sağlık Bilimleri Dergisi. 2021; 24(1): 84-94.|