104 234

Cited 0 times in

Estimation of Nursing Costs by a Patient Classification System(PCS) in ICU

Other Title
중환자 간호단위의 환자분류군별 간호원가 산정연구
Authors
성, 영희; 송, 미숙; 박, 정호
Citation
Taehan Kanho Hakhoe chi, 37(3):373-380, 2007
Journal Title
Taehan Kanho Hakhoe chi; Journal of Korean Academy of Nursing; 대한간호학회지
ISSN
1598-2874
Abstract
Purpose:The objective of our study was to figure out costs of nursing services in ICU based on the PCS in order to determine an appropriate nursing fee schedule.



Methods:Data was collected from 2 hospitals from April 15-16 to April 22-23, 2003. The costs of nursing services in the ICU were analyzed by nursing time based on the nursing intensity. The inpatients in the ICU were classified by a PCS tool developed by the Korean Clinical Nurses Association(2000).



Results:The distribution of patients by PCS in the ICU ranged from class IV to Class VI. The higher PCS in ICU consumed more nursing time. As a result, the higher nursing intensity, the more the daily average nursing costs in the ICU.



Conclusions:Our study provides evidence to refine the current nursing fee schedule that does not differentiate from the volume of nursing services based on nursing time. We strongly recommend that the current reimbursement system for nursing services should be applied not only to the general nursing units but also to the ICU or other special nursing units.
Keywords
간호원가간호시간환자분류중환자 간호단위Nursing costsNursing timePatient classification systemICU
Appears in Collections:
Journal Papers > College of Nursing Science > Nursing Science
AJOU Authors
송, 미숙
Full Text Link
Files in This Item:
373-380.pdfDownload
Export
RIS (EndNote)
XLS (Excel)
XML

qrcode

해당 아이템을 이메일로 공유하기 원하시면 인증을 거치시기 바랍니다.

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Browse