Nurses’ Challenges in Wound Care Management- A Qualitative StudyCorrespondence Address :
Dr. Pushpamala Ramaiah,
Professor, Umm Al Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia.
E-mail : email@example.com
Introduction: Decision-making process of healthcare professionals in an acute care setting is inevitable that necessitates a balancing paradigm of clinical knowledge with the practices of evidence-based implementation. Nurses face contextual challenges in managing the issues of decision-making intervening domains of cognition, skills, and values.
Aim: This study was implemented to determine the decision-making processes used by registered nurses in wound care management in acute care settings.
Materials and Methods: A qualitative method was adopted using a thematic analysis approach. Fifteen nurses involved in the management of wound care unit were purposefully included in the interview from 23rd May to 15th July 2020. The semi-structured face-to-face interview was conducted, and the collected data was analysed through inductive thematic analysis.
Conclusion: Nurses demonstrated that wound care management requires the practice of decision-making that requires multidisciplinary and holistic approaches tempered
Decision making, Patient care, Qualitative research, Skills
Date of Submission: Oct 02, 2020
Date of Peer Review: Nov 06, 2020
Date of Acceptance: Dec 30, 2020
Date of Publishing: Mar 01, 2021
• Financial or Other Competing Interests: None
• Was Ethics Committee Approval obtained for this study? Yes
• Was informed consent obtained from the subjects involved in the study? Yes
• For any images presented appropriate consent has been obtained from the subjects. N/A
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