Effect of the Relative Support Program in Dealing with Crisis of Accident Traumatic Patients on Adaptation.

  • Sawitree Rontee คณะพยาบาลศาสตร์ มหาวิทยาลัยนเรศวร
  • Thidarat Khamboon
  • Wongduan Suwannakeeree
Keywords: Supporting relatives in dealing with crisis, Adaptation, Accidental traumatic patient

Abstract

This research was a quasi-experimental Two-group pretest posttest study. The objective was to study the effects of the relative support program in dealing with crisis of accidental traumatic patients on relative’s adaptation. This study applied the concept of Aguilera and Messick’s crisis theory was used. The samples consisted of relatives of accidental traumatic patients who were admitted at the accident and emergency department and the surgical intensive care unit of King NaraiMaharaj Hospital in Lopburi province. The samples consisted of 50 subjects, divided into an experimental group and a control group, with 25 relative in each group. The instruments consisted of the relative support program in dealing with crisis of accidental traumatic patients, a guide for relatives’ patient, and the adaptation questionnaire for the accidental traumatic patient’s relatives. The instrument have reliability was 0.85. The data were analyzed using descriptive statistics and t-test statistics.

                   The result revealed that after participated in the program the relatives had higher adaptive score than before implemented the program and also higher than the control group that obtained routine nursing care with statistical significance at the level of .001. This research findings show that this program can be supported the relatives to encounter crisis and have appropriate adaptation. Nurses should apply this program for promoting the accidental traumatic patient’s relatives to deal with the crisis and adaptation.

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Published
2020-06-25
How to Cite
Rontee, S., Khamboon, T., & Suwannakeeree, W. (2020). Effect of the Relative Support Program in Dealing with Crisis of Accident Traumatic Patients on Adaptation. Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences, 14(2), 1-13. Retrieved from https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/NurseNu/article/view/240851