The The Holistic Nursing Care for Palliative Care Patients of the Fourth Years Nursing Students Kuakarun Faculty of Nursing

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Sunee Panasakulkan Punrada Poungsamai Tassanee Tongprateep


The aim of the research was to study holistic approach in palliative care in The Fourth years Nursing Students Kuakarun Faculty of Nursing. The research instrument, questionnaires incorporating 66 items for holistic approach in palliative care on Likert-type scales. The content Validity Index (CVI) = 1. The instruments of the research were tested for reliability for Cronbach’s Alpha Coefficient is = .97. A total of 187 subjects, and 174 (93.04%) completed data returned. The data were analyzed by using mean, standard deviation. The research findings revealed that the overall mean score were at high level ( = 4.25, S.D = 0.21), in physical care ( = 4.26, S.D = 0.24), psychological/emotional ( =4.34, S.D = 0.16), spiritual care ( = 4.25 S.D = 0.17) and social/environmental care ( = 4.14, S.D = 0.23) . The data from this research suggested that social/environmental care family members should have opportunities to take care for the dying. Further study should focus on the needs of patients and their family at the end-of-life care including their wishes related to advanced directives.


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Panasakulkan, S., Poungsamai, P., & Tongprateep, T. (2019). The The Holistic Nursing Care for Palliative Care Patients of the Fourth Years Nursing Students Kuakarun Faculty of Nursing. Kuakarun Journal of Nursing, 26(1), 170-186. Retrieved from
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