Patients' understandings and feelings of safety during hospitalization in Iran: a qualitative study.

  title={Patients' understandings and feelings of safety during hospitalization in Iran: a qualitative study.},
  author={Mojtaba Vaismoradi and Mahvash Salsali and Hannele Turunen and Terese Bondas},
  journal={Nursing & health sciences},
  volume={13 4},
The purpose of this study was to explore patients' understandings and feelings of safety during hospitalization. A qualitative design using a thematic analysis approach was used to gather and analyze the understandings of 19 patients (11 male and 8 female) hospitalized in medical and surgical wards of a teaching hospital in an urban area of Iran. After employing purposive sampling for the selection of participants, semistructured interviews were held for data collection. Three main themes… CONTINUE READING

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