Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care

ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year
: 2020  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 3136--3141

Experiences of nurses within a nurse-led multidisciplinary approach in providing care for patients with diabetic foot ulcer


Nahid Dehghan Nayeri1, Nasrin Samadi2, Nasrin Mehrnoush3, Irandokht Allahyari4, Fatemeh Bezaatpour3, Mansour NaseriAsl5 
1 Department of Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Nursing and Midwifery Care Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Department of Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Ardabil University of Medical Sciences, Ardabil; School of Nursing and Midwifery, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3 Department of Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Ardabil University of Medical Sciences, Ardabil, Iran
4 Department of Nursing, Khalkhal University of Medical Sciences, Khalkhal; School of Nursing and Midwifery, Ardabil University of Medical Sciences, Ardabil, Iran
5 Department of Health Care Management, Ardabil University of Medical Sciences, Ardabil, Iran

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Nasrin Samadi
Department of Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Ardabil University of Medical Sciences, Ardabil, and School of Nursing and Midwifery, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran
Iran

Background and Aims: Diabetic foot ulcers require special attention due to their complex and chronic nature and special care and the Nurse-led approach has emerged in the current situation in response to the increasing need for health care as a way to treat chronic patients and provide them with ongoing care. Providing this specialized duty in nursing can be promoted and enhanced the professional independence of nurses and presents challenges. This study has been conducted to make an understanding of the nurses' experiences about their participation in a nurse-led multidisciplinary team to providing care for patients with Diabetic Foot Ulcer. Methods: This was a qualitative, phenomenological research, carried out with the participation of 8 nurses of Shariaty Hospital of Tehran. Data collection was done through in-depth and semi structured interview. Dieklemann method was used for data analysis. Results: 2 themes and 4 categories emerged during data analysis: antecedents (background and nursing skills) and manifestation of multidisciplinary function (from despair to tranquility, professional worthiness, promotion of self-confidence, preference of multidisciplinary approach). Conclusion: The findings of this study, which were the lived experiences of the participants, indicated that most of them had experienced positive effect of nurse-led multidisciplinary team care, training and development, appropriate skill mix, quality and outcome of care. Therefore, despite working on a multidisciplinary team is complex and demanding, management attributions and communication strategies is well situated to meet the challenge.


How to cite this article:
Nayeri ND, Samadi N, Mehrnoush N, Allahyari I, Bezaatpour F, NaseriAsl M. Experiences of nurses within a nurse-led multidisciplinary approach in providing care for patients with diabetic foot ulcer.J Family Med Prim Care 2020;9:3136-3141


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Nayeri ND, Samadi N, Mehrnoush N, Allahyari I, Bezaatpour F, NaseriAsl M. Experiences of nurses within a nurse-led multidisciplinary approach in providing care for patients with diabetic foot ulcer. J Family Med Prim Care [serial online] 2020 [cited 2020 Oct 21 ];9:3136-3141
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