Perceptions of patients in the carative behavior of staff nurses at selected hospitals in Dasmariñas, Cavite

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Bachelor of Science in Nursing


Work Performance, Nurses


The descriptive and non-experimental type of method was used. The respondents were 100 patients confined in the medical-surgical ward at De La Salle University Medical Center and Jose P. Rizal Hospital and National Medical Research Center selected through convenience and purposive sampling technique. The instrument used in data collection was the checklist form of questionnaire composed of 17 statements, which was constructed in English and Filipino languages. Data was analyzed through frequency distribution, mean, t-test and ANOVA or f-test. The study concluded that most respondents of the study consisted of patients who belong to 21-40 years old group or the young adults, female, married, attained high school level, admitted for 3-5 days and have a family income of P10,000.00 and below. The perceptions of patients in the carative behavior of staff nurses are not affected when respondents were grouped according to age, sex, civil status, educational attainment, length of hospitalization and monthly family income. The carative behaviors of staff nurses were present most of the time.

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