To Develop a Validated Program and Use it to Evaluate Patients Post-operatively (Anesthesia)
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Annually, the Department of Anesthesiology, Siriraj hospital has responsibilities to take care of more than 50,000 patients peri-operatively. According to Maslow's hierarchy of needs; human's pleasure is classified as physiological, safety, belonging, esteem and self-actualization. Since defining and measuring quality of healthcare service is an inevitable challenge for all institutes in medical fields, a questionnaire is developed to assess the quality of all services. The Siriraj Anesthesia Quality Assessment Questionnaire (Si-2-AQ), a simply 40-item tool in seven dimensions, comprises Accessibility and convenience, Communication and Information, Process of care, Technical Quality, Psychological support, Physical support and Royalty.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 65 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
A developed and validated questionnaire will be studied in 450 patients as target group (4 months). Post-operatively, a nurse anesthetist visits a patient to explain the details of the study and ask for consent. Afterwards, a participant responses to a questionnaire privately (10 minutes). Co-investigators collect data in a computer file. A statistician who not involved in the study analyzes the data.
Volunteered, literate and communicable, well-conscious, in-patients ASA I-III, aged 18-65 years who underwent elective surgery.
Patients with severe diseases such as congestive heart failure, end-stage renal disease, etc. Patients refuse to join the study.