Volume 23, Number 67 (December 2010)                   IJN 2010, 23(67): 35-48 | Back to browse issues page


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Rafii F, M. Soleimani, N. Seyed-Fatemi. Concept Analysis of Participation of Patient with Chronic Disease: Use of Hybrid Model. IJN. 2010; 23 (67) :35-48
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  Background and Aim: Approaches to professional health care have changed along with changes in health measures and progression of chronic diseases. Patient participation is an international golden standard in new nursing paradigm. Despite the importance of patient participation and its routine usage in professional care, this concept is not clear, especially in social and cultural context of Iranian nursing. The purpose of this study was to clarify the meaning of patient participation and determine its critical attributes in chronic disease within the nursing context in Iran.

  Materials and Method: Concept analysis of this concept was conducted using hybrid model. Hybrid model has three phases: theoretical, field work and final analytical phase.

  Results: Literature review in theoretical phase determined the attributes of the concept including establishing mutual relationship, giving way to control and responsibility, shared information and knowledge, active engagement in activities, and profit from this engagement. Filed work phase determined attributes such as mutual confidence, harmony between patient and nurse, setting the stage, giving responsibility to patient, patient empowerment, and organizational factors. In the final analytical phase, the critical attributes of participation of patient with chronic disease including connection by means of mutual confidence, yielding control and responsibility, sharing information and knowledge, active engagement in self care activities, setting the stage and empowerment of patient to engage in self care was determined.

  Conclusion: Concept analysis of patient participation revealed the required conditions for participation of patients with chronic diseases in nursing care. In the meantime, this concept is a new and complex one within the context of our nursing, which requires further study of social and cultural context of health care area.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: nursing
Received: 2011/01/15 | Accepted: 2014/01/5 | Published: 2014/01/5

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