Title

Level of coping of primary caregivers of comatose and stuporous patients at De La Salle University Medical Hospital

Date of Completion

2003

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Keywords

Caregivers, Coma, Stupor

Abstract

The study utilized the descriptive method of research. Respondents of the study were composed of 31 primary caregivers of comatose and stuporous patients at De La Salle University Medical Center Intensive Care Unit and Intensive Care Unit service selected through purposive sampling technique. The researchers used an adapted-modified type of questionnaire. The statistical instruments employed were mean, frequency, t-test and f-test. The following conclusions were drawn: 1) Most of the respondents were 17 to 25 and 26 to 34 years old, female, married, had reached college level, with a monthly income of P10,000 and below and parents of the stuporous and comatose patients; 2) The respondents had moderate level of coping which means they coped effectively in the affective aspect of coping and had high concern and affection to their comatose and stuporous relative who was admitted at the Intensive Care Unit and Intensive Care Unit service; 3) The level of coping of the primary caregivers of comatose and stuporous patients did not vary when grouped according to age, gender, civil status, educational attainment, socio-economic status, religious affiliation and relationship of primary caregiver to the patient.

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