The Survey on Contents Validity of 'Preliminary Critical Pathway for Acute Postoperative Pain after Back Surgery'

'요추 수술 후 급성기 통증 환자의 예비 표준임상경로지 내용타당도 설문' 조사 보고

  • Received : 2016.09.20
  • Accepted : 2016.10.09
  • Published : 2016.10.31


Objectives The aim of this study is to investigate the possibility of making Korean Medicine-Western Medicine collaboration Critical Pathway for Acute Postoperative Pain after Back Surgery. Methods This preliminary Critical Pathway (CP) was composed of 9 Index of vertical axis (assesment, treatment, patient movements, consultation, diet, other, administration, examination, education) and 5 hospitalization periods of horizontal axis through a review of the literature and reference data of medical records. This preliminary CP's Content Validity Index (CVI) survey was carried out by 20 personnel of two different medical institutions from 06, June, 2016 to 15, June, 2016. All data were double-cross checked and analyzed. Results Of those questioned, there were 13 males and 7 females in age, 6 professors, 7 medical residents, 7 nurses in position of 20 personnel. According to the survey, among the 62 contents, 32 contents are above 80 percent agreements, 12 contents were between 70 to 80 percent and 18 contents below 70 percent agreements. Especially, Most contents in treatment index were below fixed validity. Overall Contents Validity in Index, Treatments (72.7%), Diet (100.0%), Other (100.0%), Administration (75.0%) and Examination (100.0%) were in high validity. On the other hands, Assessments (29.4%), Patient movements (0.0%), Consultation (30.0%) and Education (33.3%) were in low position. Conclusions This survey results can be evidence of possibility to develop New Korean Medicine-Western Medicine Collaboration Critical Pathway for Acute Postoperative Pain after Back Surgery.


Preliminary critical pathway;Acute postoperative pain;Content validity;Survey with Korean.Western medicine


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Grant : 수술 후 관리에 대한 통합의학 근거 확보

Supported by : 한국한의학연구원