J Korean Acad Nurs.  2021 Aug;51(4):430-441. 10.4040/jkan.21075.

A Concept Analysis of Quality Nursing Care

Affiliations
  • 1Faculty of Nursing, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • 2Nursing Program, STIKes Wira Medika Bali, Bali, Indonesia

Abstract

Purpose
This study aimed to perform a concept analysis of quality nursing care.
Methods
Walker and Avant’s concept analysis method was used to carry out this study.
Results
The defining attributes identified were as follows: caring, the nurse-patient relationship, and patient needs. Antecedents included patient characteristics, individual factors (age, education, knowledge, competence, and experience), job position, and environmental factors. The consequences of quality nursing care have significant influence on both patients and nurses.
Conclusion
The findings can aid researchers in obtaining a better understanding of quality nursing care, and stakeholders can consider the factors related to quality nursing care and its consequences to improve the nursing process.

Keyword

Caring; Hospitals; Nursing Process; Nurse-Patient Relations; Patients
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