Florence Nightingale Journal of Nursing
Research Article

Evaluation of Experience and Satisfaction with Nursing Care in Orthopedic and Traumatology Patients


Doç. Dr. İstanbul Üniversitesi Florence Nightingale Hemşirelik Fakültesi


Dr. İstanbul Üniversitesi Florence Nightingale Hemşirelik Fakültesi


Hemşire İstanbul Üniversitesi Cerrahpaşa Tıp Fakültesi

Florence Nightingale J Nurs 2012; 20: 35-42
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Aim: The aim of this study is to evaluate experience and satisfaction with nursing care in orthopedic and traumatology patients.

Method: This descriptive-correlational research’s data were collected by using the Patient Information Form and Newcastle Satisfaction with Nursing Care Scale. The researchers collected data by face to face interviews with 118 patients were evaluated using appropriate statistical methods.

Results: The mean age patients was 46.42±19.04years, were hospitalized in the orthopedic wards 14.42±16.26 days. Of the sample, 55.9% were female, 42.4% graduated primary school, 75.4 had previous hospitalization history,36.4% had fracture and 34.7% had arthroplasty surgery. Patients mostly experienced medication administration (71.2%), and vital signs measurement (61.9%). According to NSNCS patient satisfaction was very good level (76.52±20.38). Mostly patients were satisfi ed to nursing behavioral styles of them as an individual (51.7%), nursing helpfulness (52.5% ) and respect the privacy of nurses (54.2%).

Conclusion: In this study was determined that orthopedic and traumatology patients satisfi ed with nursing care in very good level. It was considered that nurses educating patients and relatives about caring practices, diagnosis-treatment processes and unknowing concerns that effected patients’ satisfaction.  

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