Effect of Clinical Nursing Practice Guidelines regarding Percutaneous Coronary Interventions on Patients' Anxiety and Satisfaction
Context: The quality of delivery the healthcare must be improved due to the quick changes in the health care. Patient satisfaction is a key determinant of the quality of healthcare and demonstrates the provider's ability to meet patients' needs.
Aim: To determine the effect of clinical nursing practice guidelines regarding PCI on the patients' anxiety and satisfaction.
Methods: The current quasi-experimental research included 106 newly admitted patients to the cardiac care unit at King Abdullah Medical City divided into two group 53 patients for control group and 53 patients for intervention group. Patients’ satisfaction was measured by patient satisfaction with nursing care questionnaire and State-Trait Anxiety Inventory was used to assess anxiety of the patients. Online questionnaires for patients’ anxiety and satisfaction were utilized for data collection.
Results: There was a statistically significant difference related anxiety among the intervention group before and after implementing clinical nursing practice guidelines. Patient’ satisfaction was a statistically significant difference between the intervention group and control group after the implementation of clinical nursing practice guidelines.
Conclusion: Implementing clinical nursing practice guidelines decreases anxiety and enhances satisfaction among patients undergoing PCI.
Keywords: Anxiety, Practice guidelines, Percutaneous coronary interventions, Patients' satisfaction.
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