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Factors Affecting Discharge Delay in Lumbar Spinal Surgery Patients Who were Treated according to a Critical Pathway
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  • Journal title : Korean Journal of Adult Nursing
  • Volume 28, Issue 1,  2016, pp.43-52
  • Publisher : Korean Society of Adult Nursing
  • DOI : 10.7475/kjan.2016.28.1.43
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Factors Affecting Discharge Delay in Lumbar Spinal Surgery Patients Who were Treated according to a Critical Pathway
Kim, Jeoung Hee; Lee, Eun Ha; Kim, Su Ran; Kim, Sung Reul;
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Purpose: The aim of this study was to identify demographic, clinical, physical, and psychosocial factors affecting discharge delay in lumbar spinal surgery patients who were treated according to a critical pathway. Methods: A sample of 170 patients with lumbar spinal surgery agreed to participate in the study, between April 1, 2014 and August 30, 2015. Data were analyzed by mean, standard deviation, t-test, -test, ANCOVA, and logistic regression analysis using SPSS 22.0 program. Results: Approximately fifty-nine percent of the participants was delayed discharge. On logistic regression analysis, female gender (OR
Critical pathways;Patient discharge;Lumbar vertebrae;
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