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Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing 2006;13(3): 474
의사소통에 대한 국내 간호연구 분석
호서대학교 간호학과
An Analysis of the Nursing Research on Communication in Korea
Mi-Ryeong Song
Department of Nursing, Hoseo University
Purpose: This research was done in order to provide basic data for future research on communication and development of programs. Research methods and key areas of previous nursing research on communication in Korea were analyzed.
Method: Journals with themes or titles 'nurse-patient communication', 'nursing and communication' and 'interaction between nurse-patient' were searched through internet search engines.
Results: The most prevalent research design was survey and nurses were the main participants. Questionnaire was the most frequently used method to obtain the necessary data for the research. The most frequent nursing research topic regarding communication in Korea was the form of the communications such as 'types of communication', and 'organizational communication'.
Conclusion: For future nursing research regarding communications in Korea, the participants and themes should be broadened. There is also a need to develop objective methods to measure and assess the results of communication so as to enable actual application of the results of the studies.
Key words: Communication | Nursing research
주요어: 의사소통 | 간호연구