Convergence Study on Burden in Families Caregivers of Patients with Burn

화상환자 가족의 부담감에 대한 융합적 연구

  • Jung, Gye-Hyun (Department of Nursing, Deajeon University) ;
  • Na, Hyun-Ju (Department of Nursing, Deajeon Bestian-Woosong Hospital)
  • 정계현 (대전대학교 간호학과) ;
  • 나현주 (대전베스티안우송병원 간호부)
  • Received : 2016.09.22
  • Accepted : 2016.12.20
  • Published : 2016.12.31


The purpose of this study is to identify the factors influencing on the burden on the family caregivers of patient with more than second degree burn. The participants of this study were 120 family caregivers sampled for convenience from 4 Burn hospitals in D, S, B, P cities in South Korea. Data analysis was performed by t-test, ANOVA, Scheffe' test, Multiple linear regression. According to the result, the burden of assess & mean of care and the future of the patient was the highest score for family caregivers. Factors that affect the burden of family caregiver with burn patients were marital status, time, care, skin transplants, body surface area (%) and these factors explained 25.9%. This study concludes that intervention program is developed to reduce physical and emotional burden and nursing care services is required to adjust the amount time to care for the family caregivers with burn patients for a long time.


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