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JPEN 2014, 1(1): 63-71 Back to browse issues page
Factors influencing nurses' performance in the process of blood transfusion in children with thalassemia
Samira Emami, Azim Rezamand, Jafar Sadegh Tabrizi, Sousan Valizadeh
Tabriz University of Medical Sciences , valizades@tbzmed.ac.ir
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Introduction Thalassemia patients need regular blood product transfusions while nurses compliance with blood transfusion guidelines, achieving and maintaining optimal performance require identifying the factors affecting practice to enhance revenue. Therefore we performed the present study to determine the factors affecting nursing performance in blood transfusion services. Methods This was a cross-sectional descriptive research in which the study population consisted of all the nurses working in blood clinic and the wards of the Children Hospital of Tabriz. The instrument utilized was a two part questionnaire: the first part consisted of occupational and demographic characteristics of the participants and the second was a typical nursing performance checklist for evaluating the current status of blood transfusion services and related cares. The researcher recorded 106 cases of blood transfusions during morning shifts. Findings The results revealed that nurse characteristics including working experience, position and the number of training programs attended on blood transfusion are the main predictors of their practice performance in providing care for children with thalassemia and transfusion. The mean (SD) total score obtained by the nurses 37/05 (1.26), with a minimum of 34 and maximum of 40 points out of 49. Conclusion considering the factors involved in nurse’s performance could facilitate their performance in blood transfusion process. It is also recommended With proper management and placement of experienced nurses along young nurses in wards of blood, step taken to improve the performance of novice nurses.
Keywords: Quality of care, Nurses, Blood transfusion
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/08/24 | Accepted: 2014/09/25 | Published: 2014/09/25
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emami S, Rezamand A, Tabrizi J S, Valizadeh S. Factors influencing nurses' performance in the process of blood transfusion in children with thalassemia. JPEN. 2014; 1 (1) :63-71
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