Εxploring the experiences of the families of patients who are hospitalized in intensive care units (ICU) in three hospitals in Crete. Research Protocol.
Koukouli Sofia, Alevizaki Afroditi, Lambraki Maria, Stavropoulou Areti
Sunday, September 1, 2013
- Koukouli Sofia, Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work, Technological Educational Institute of Crete
- Alevizaki Afroditi, Registered Nurse, University Hospital of Heraklio, Crete
- Lambraki Maria, Registered Nurse, General Hospital, Ag. Nikolaos, Crete
- Stavropoulou Areti, University of West Attica & Quality of Life Lab, Hellenic Mediterranean University
The proposed research protocol depicts an attempt to explore the experiences of the families of patients who are hospitalized in Intensive Care Units (ICU) in three general hospitals in Crete, Greece. In this research protocol, the purpose of the study and the research questions are described. A brief literature review, followed by the research methodology the sampling strategy as well as issues of ethics in research are presented. Finally, the added value of the proposed study and the implications for practice are discussed.Download PDF