Haeng Mi Son

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Developing professional values among undergraduate nursing students is important since such values are a significant predictor of quality care, clients' recognition, and therefore nurses' job satisfaction. This study explored South Korean nursing students' perception of nursing professional values (NPV) and compared the NPV scores between groups according(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to explore and describe the experiences of the family caregivers using a nursing home for their elderly family members. METHOD Participants for this study were 1 man and 9 women caregivers. Data was collected through in-depth interviews from October, 2005 to April, 2006 and analyzed using Strauss and Corbin's grounded(More)
OBJECTIVE To explore and understand how patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) experience moxibustion. METHOD This qualitative research was conducted as part of a larger clinical trial of the effectiveness of moxibustion for the treatment of knee OA by qualitative content analysis. Sixteen patients with mild knee OA who participated in a 12-week(More)
OBJECTIVES To explore perceptions and experiences of patients with chronic fatigue with traditional Korean medicine (TKM) and their motivation for choosing TKM. DESIGN Qualitative, one-on-one, in-depth interview study. SETTING Primary TKM hospitals in Seoul, Incheon and Daejeon, South Korea. RESULTS 15 patients with chronic fatigue were interviewed in(More)
PURPOSE This study was done to analyze the job of clinical research coordinators (CRCs). METHODS Through the "developing a curriculum (DACUM)" workshop, the definition of CRCs' role was described and CRCs' duties and tasks were identified. Finally, the developed duties and tasks were validated for importance, difficulty, and frequency. RESULTS A CRC is(More)
PURPOSE This study aimed to uncover the fundamental nature of living alone in female elderly. METHODS The phenomenological research approach developed by van Manen was adopted. RESULTS The theme was 'taking a firm stand alone on the edges of life'. The composition elements of living alone experienced by elderly women were as follows: 1) Corporeality:(More)
BACKGROUND This study was designed to survey psychologic discomfort and coping processes of health care workers that suffered needlestick injuries (NSIs). METHODS This qualitative analysis was performed with 15 health care workers who experienced NSIs. Data were collected using face-to-face interviews. The study subjects were asked the following: please(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to identified the male nurses' encounter in adapting themselves in the hospital settings dominated by the female nurses in number. METHOD Data were collected through the in-depth interview of 16 male nurses and analysed through the grounded theory methodology. RESULT The behaviors of male nurses for job-adaptation(More)
PURPOSE Effective communication is an essential aspect of nursing care. This qualitative study was performed to analyze nurse-patient conversations about medication. METHOD The nurse-patient dialogue was collected by video tape recording during the nurse's duty time in an internal medicine ward. One hundred seventy-eight episodes were extracted from the(More)
PURPOSE Despite many smoking cessation programs, many patients with CAD continue to smoke or re-smoke. The processes of change and self-change for smoking cessation is emphasized. The purpose of present study was to investigate decisional balances and processes of change according to stages of change for smoking cessation in the patients with CAD. METHODS(More)