Journal of Neurology & Neurophysiology

ISSN - 2155-9562

Zümrüt Akgün Şahin

  • Research Article
    Assessment of Health Care Quality in Chronic Neurological Diseases: Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis and Epilepsy
    Author(s): Nuray Dayapoglu and Zümrüt Akgün ŞahinNuray Dayapoglu and Zümrüt Akgün Şahin

    Objective: The aim of this study is to assess the quality of care in chronic neurological diseases, and to analyze the correlation between patients’ dependency and the quality of care. Methods: The study is designed as a descriptive and cross-sectional one. It was conducted among 184 patients who had visited neurology clinics of Ataturk University, Turkey, from March 2014 to July 2014. Data was collected by using a Self-made questionnaire, PACIC (Patient Assessment of Chronic Illness Care) and Barthell Index (BI). For data evaluation, percentage distribution, mean, independent samples t test, variance analysis and Pears on correlation analysis were utilized. Results: Overall mean score of PACIC scale was found to be 3.05 ± 0.57. The lowest mean score was obtained in follow-up/coordination subscale (2.73 ± 0.86) among sub-scales of the scale, the highest mean scor.. View More»

    DOI: 10.4172/2155-9562.1000402

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