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:: Volume 12, Issue 3 (10-2010) ::
J Gorgan Univ Med Sci 2010, 12(3): 91-96 Back to browse issues page
The assessment of patients satisfaction of hospital emergency departments- Golestan, Iran
Zahmatkesh H (MD) * 1, Hajimoradloo N (MD)2 , Kazemi Malekmahmoodi Sh (BSc)3 , Khoddam H (MSc)4
1- General Physician, Gorgan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran , nzahmatkesh@yahoo.com
2- General Physician, Gorgan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran
3- Nurse, Deprtment of Research, Gorgan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran
4- Academic Instruter, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Gorgan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran
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Background and Objective: Life saving with a high quality health care programs in the shortest duration is the mainstay of emergency department system. Frequent monitoring and quality control of this process and the satisfaction of patients are among the very important indices in hospital quality. This study was designed to evaluate the clients satisfaction in the hospitals affiliated to Golestan University of medical sciences. Materials and Methods: This descriptive cross-sectional study was done on 2400 referred patients in emergency departments of different hospitals in Golestan province, northern Iran during 2006. Data were gathered by questionnaire included demographic data and questions about satisfaction of outpatients and emergencies. The Data analyzed by SPSS-15 software and chi-square test. Results: Level of satisfaction in emergency department, was reported as follow: physician attention and behaviors (86%), nursing behaviors (85%) responsibility to patients (84.1%) status of the environmental temperature (83.9%) and cleaning (81.9%). The lowest satisfaction was related to behavior of guardsman (33.8%). In emergency ward, levels of patient's satisfaction were as following: Access to telephone (49.7%) quality of the meals (47.4%) quantity of meals (44.1%) and the lowest level of satisfaction of patient was neglecting the patient's right (8.2%). Conclusion: This study indicated that more educational programs, should be arranged for the emergency units employees to observe patients right.
Keywords: Satisfaction, Emergency department, Health care system, Iran
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Zahmatkesh H (MD), Hajimoradloo N (MD), Kazemi Malekmahmoodi Sh (BSc), Khoddam H (MSc). The assessment of patients satisfaction of hospital emergency departments- Golestan, Iran. J Gorgan Univ Med Sci 2010; 12 (3) :91-96
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