Psychiatric Patients' Perspective: Nursing Uniforms


Kucuk L. , Comez T. , Kacar S., Sumeli F., Taskiran O.

ARCHIVES OF PSYCHIATRIC NURSING, vol.29, no.6, pp.383-387, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.apnu.2015.06.016
  • Title of Journal : ARCHIVES OF PSYCHIATRIC NURSING
  • Page Numbers: pp.383-387

Abstract

This paper studied and determined the importance of the design and color of selected uniforms of psychiatric nurses and evaluate their effects and implications for patients. In this descriptive study, a questionnaire developed by the researchers and a nursing uniforms catalog were used during the data collection stage of the research. There were 40.9% of the participants who told that the design and color of a nursing uniform is important and 31.5% of the participants selected white uniform color from the catalog for psychiatric nurses and 33.9% of the patients expressed that they find white nursing uniforms comforting. (C) 2015 Published by Elsevier Inc.