Date of Award
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
The purpose of the study was to explore the difference in problem areas perceived and reported by patients with type 2 diabetes and registered nurses caring for patients with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes affects a large number of patients both physically and fiscally. Decreasing perception of problems by nurse case management intervention has the potential to adversely affect patients. A convenience sample of 20 patients and 10 nurses was obtained and completed the Problem Areas in Diabetes (PAID) questionnaire. Statistical analysis found a significant difference in perception of problems among patients and nurses.
Oglesby, Kelley, "A Comparison of Patient and Nurse Perception of Problem Areas Associated with Type 2 Diabetes" (2011). Nursing Theses and Capstone Projects. Paper 164.