Ana Kikiličienė, Kastytis Dapšys


The aim was to investigate patients with alcoholic addiction care needs. The study involved 89 patients with alcohol dependence and 103 nurses working in RVPL with such patients. A qualitative research method – questionnaire. The study was applied to an anonymous questionnaire, compiled on the basis Drungilienės D. et al. (2011) survey instrument for patients with opioid dependence investigate expectations. The results showed that the Department of Environmental majority of patients rated satisfactory, while nurses are mostly rated as good or very good. According to the patients and nurses, mainly affected by the quality of the nursing section has the ability to perform nursing procedures and permanent nurse training. Nurses appreciate your professionalism slightly better than the patients as well as nurses more patients than they appear to comply with professional ethics. Caregivers often seems that patients are more satisfied with the services than they really are, as well as their caregivers treatment of patients better than the patients. They nursing behavior often seems neutral. Caregivers are more likely than patients feel that they ensure patients’ right to privacy and confidentiality, as well as nurses more patients than they appear to respect all patients and their personal habits, take care of their security, communicate with colleagues in good faith, are able to communicate with patients and their families Members and try to involve them in the care process. Meanwhile, more patients than nurses seems that nurses provide priority for some patients. Nurses better than patients assess their personal qualities in dealing with patients. In summary, it can be concluded that the physical needs of the patient better than satisfactory functional and social.

Keyword(s): nursing needs; alcohol dependence; comfort theory
DOI: 10.5200/sm-hs.2015.054
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