A Critical Science Research on the Families of Critically Ill Patients

비판과학적 연구방법에 의한 중환자가족의 경험 연구

  • Yang, Sung-Eun (Department of Consumer, Child and Family Studies, Inha University)
  • 양성은 (인하대학교 소비자아동학과)
  • Published : 2007.04.30

Abstract

The current study used the critical science paradigm to explore the kinds of oppression experienced by the families of patients in hospitals, and to suggest how the practices should be changed for problem solving. Ethnographic observations and individual interviews were peformed for data collection from the 25 family members of critically ill patients. The results revealed the powerlessness of patients' families caused by multiple oppressions. They were struggling with family-unfriendly hospital systems, negative interactions with medical staff, limited supports from health care systems, and their own resignation to fate. Strategies were discussed to facilitate changes in institutional, humane, policy, and religious/spiritual aspect. The study findings will contribute to promoting the rights of patients' families.

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