Studi Kualitatif Pengalaman Anak Usia Sekolah Pasca Rawat Inap

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Hospitalization affects children’s life before, during and after the period of hospitalization. Few literatures explained the impact of post hospitalization on children, particularly for school age children. This study aimed to explore the experiences of school age children post hospitalization. Information gathered from this study can be used to develop pediatric nursing care, particularly on discharge planning for children and family. Qualitative approach phenomenology was used as a methodology. Inclusion criterias for the participants are: (1) children age 7-12 years old, (2) at least one week post hospitalization, (3) understand Indonesian language, and (4) able to answer questions from the interviewer. Then, data was analyzed using Colaizzi’s method. Themes arised were: (1) children felt free from the symptoms of the disease, (2) children experienced changes on meeting their daily needs, (3) children experienced changes in their daily activities, (4) children experienced changes from significant other’s behavior, (5) children experienced changes in type and amount of food consumption, (6) no changes at all.
Original languageIndonesian
Pages (from-to)13-18
JournalJurnal Keperawatan Indonesia
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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