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Journal of Korean Critical Care Nursing 2013;6(1):11-20.
Published online June 30, 2013.

일 대학병원 중환자실 간호사의 음독자살시도 환자 간호 경험: 포커스 그룹 연구
김미옥, 조흥돈, 봉은경, 손연정, 박영수
1순천향대학교부속 천안병원 응급중환자실
2순천향대학교부속 천안병원 응급중환자실
3순천향대학교부속 천안병원 응급중환자실
4순천향대학교 의과대학 간호학과
ICU Nurses' Work Experience for Attempted Suicide Patient by Drug Ingestion: A Focus Group Study
Mi Ok Kim, Heung Don Cho, Eun Kyung Bong, Youn-Jung Son, Young-Su Park
1Emergency Intensive Care Unit, Soonchunhyang University Cheonan Hospital
2Emergency Intensive Care Unit, Soonchunhyang University Cheonan Hospital
3Emergency Intensive Care Unit, Soonchunhyang University Cheonan Hospital
4Department of Nursing, College of Medicine, Soonchunhyang University
5Department of Nursing, Yonsei University
This study to describe experiences of nurses who work in intensive care units (ICUs) where they frequently encounter patients with attempted suicide by drug ingestion.
Data were collected by 2 focus group interviews with 9 ICU nurses. The interview were recorded and transcribed, and data were analyzed using qualitative content analysis.
The results of data analysis, five themes were drawn: 'Confusion about for the attempted suicidal patient care', 'Helplessness for dying with attempted suicidal patients', 'Guilty for insufficient care', 'Ambivalence for the attempted suicidal patients', 'Recognition of need for professional approach'.
The results of this study help us to understand patients who attempted suicide through the ICU nurses' experience. It would be useful to develop effective education programs for ICU nurses to preventive strategies for patients who are high risk of recurrence of suicidal crisis situation.
Key Words: Attempted suicide, Drug, Intoxication, Intensive care units, Nurses
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