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|Other Titles:||Assessing the Needs for Health Education of Coronary Heart Disease Patients and Their Caregivers|
|Authors:||黃妙珍 夏華 郭鐘隆 張荻琴|
Miao-Jeng Huang Hua Shia Jong-Long Guo Chiu-Ching Changu
Department of Health Promotion and Health Education National Taiwan Normal University
This study intendeds to assess the eeds for health education of patients with coronary heart disease (CHD) and of primary caregivers in the patients' families.The purpose of this study is to suggest guidelines for the desigu of a CHD self-care manual. The research was done in a medical center in northern Taiwan, and the data were collected in this center、outpatient department. The research methodology is qualitative. Data were collected through interviews with twelve individual patients and members of five families of patients. The interviews were structured so as to optimize data collection; questions and answers were taped; and the data were identified and screened by means of narrative analysis. The study points to the presence of concrete needs for health education of patients and their family caregivers. Specifically, there are needs for• CHD-related knowledge • adaptation to the treatment of CHD • psychological and emotional adjustment to the results of CHD treatment • information acquisition and access to a self-care manual of CHD In sum, the study is about the health education needs among patients with CHD and their family caregivers, and its results , it is hoped, can assist medical professionals with clinical health education in the future.
|Appears in Collections:||健康促進與衛生教育學報|
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