Percepción de los pacientes acerca de la profesión enfermera en atención primaria

  1. Sara Ramos Santana
  2. Pedro Ruymán Brito Brito
  3. María Francisca Sánchez Nicolás
  4. Domingo Ángel Fernández Gutiérrez
ENE Revista de Enfermería

ISSN: 1988-348X

Year of publication: 2015

Issue: 9

Pages: 17

Type: Article

DOI: 10.4321/S1988-348X2015000300018 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor

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Objective: To assess user perceptions on nurse´s role in primary health care. Method: observational, descriptive, cross-sectional and analytical study. We constructed a patient self-administered survey. For descriptionbt we used relative frequencies of categories, mean-standard deviation, median-percentile (P5-P95). For bivariate analysis, one-way ANOVA, Student's t curve and Chi-square. All bilateral tests were done using SPSS v.21.0, Significance level 0.05%. Results: We have obtained favorable responses for: knowledge about the role, professional judgment, autonomy in decision-making, university degree, problem solving skills, importance for team operation. Conclusions: Patients perceive that nurses offer a service that improves their health and that they are available for them.

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