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The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education 2001;7(2):323-332.
Published online December 31, 2001.
A Study on the Nursing Needs of Parents with Hospitalized Child
Yoo, Kyung-Hee;Kim, Ae-Ja;
1Soonchunhyang University
2Soonchunhyang Chonan Hospital
소아과에 단기 입원한 환아 부모의 간호 요구도 조사
유경희, 김애자
1순천향의대 간호학과
2순천향천안병원 소아과
This study was to investigate the level of nursing needs of parents who have hospitalized child. The subjects for this study were 70 parents who have hospitalized child at pediatric ward in S University Hospital, and the period of data collection was from June 5, 2000 to July 15, 2000. The research instruments used in this study was the Nursing Needs Scale and the cronbach's $alpha$ of this scale was .92. This instrument had four dimensions : physical nursing needs, therapeutic nursing needs, emotional nursing needs and educational nursing needs. In data analysis, SPSSWIN 10.0 program was used for descriptive statistics. The results were as follows. 1) The range of nursing needs scores was from 104 to 156 and the mean score of the nursing needs was 132.64. 2) The mean score of the therapeutic nursing needs dimension was the most with 3.56 compared to emotional nursing needs(3.25), educational nursing needs(3.25), physical nursing needs(3.14). 3) There was a significant difference in nursing needs of parents according to the level of child's physical function(F=3.39, p<.05). 4) There was a significant correlation between nursing needs and child's physical function(r=-.262, p<.05).
Key Words: Parents with hospitalized child, Nursing needs

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