Perceptual and Mental Readiness of Patients with Nursing Practice in Weaning From Mechanical Ventilation


  • Nuntikan Klinchet The Royal Thai Army Nursing College
  • Kusuma Kanglee The Royal Thai Army Nursing College
  • Usanee Angkanawin The Royal Thai Army Nursing College
  • Pramote Suksirisuk Navaminda Kasatriyadhiraj Royal Air Force Academy


perceptual, mental, nursing practice, readiness for weaning from mechanical ventilation


Currently, increasing numbers of patients require treatment by mechanical ventilation with upward trends. Therefore, starting the assessment of the patient’s readiness for weaning from the mechanical ventilation as soon as possible is the most important goal in caring for patients who use ventilators. Prolonged use of a ventilator results in physical, psychological and economic losses. Evaluation of the patient to prepare the breathing muscles and physiological factors including the perception and psychological factors of the patient including anxiety, self-efficacy and perceived severity of illness. This is another factor that is considered important for weaning off a ventilator. Because these factors affect the availability of physiological factors with weaning the ventilator was successful. Nurses’role to prepare readiness and manage factors that led to an unsuccessful weaning from the ventilator.


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Klinchet น, Kanglee ก, Angkanawin อ, Suksirisuk ป. Perceptual and Mental Readiness of Patients with Nursing Practice in Weaning From Mechanical Ventilation. J Royal Thai Army Nurses [Internet]. 2022 Apr. 29 [cited 2022 Jun. 29];23(1):49-56. Available from:



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