امروز : یکشنبه   ۰۲. مهر ۱۳۹۶   /    3. محرم 1439   /    24. سپتامبر 2017

Comparison of the patients' satisfaction after inpatient and outpatient operations for haemorrhoidal disease.

Comparison of the patients' satisfaction after inpatient and outpatient operations for hemorrhoidal disease.
Keshtkaran A, Hosseini SV, Mohammadinia L, Sajjadnia Z, Rezaianzadeh A, Bananzadeh AM.
Abstract
OBJECTIVE:To compare the patients' satisfaction between outpatient and inpatient haemorrhoidectomy.
STUDY DESIGN:Cross-sectional study.
PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY:Faghihi Hospital, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran, from January to July 2011.
METHODOLOGY:A total of 208 patients were involved in this cross-sectional study. All patients were examined by their specialists and after definite diagnosis of haemorrhoid, they were randomly allocated to two groups: outpatient and inpatient. Data for this study was collected by a satisfaction questionnaire.
RESULTS:There was no statistical significant difference between the two groups' satisfaction. Both groups were quite satisfied. Also, there was no statistical significance regarding the variable of time of visit. In addition, there was no association between the patients' satisfaction and with, occupation, and level of education.
CONCLUSION:Based on the results of the study, minor operations such as haemorrhoidectomy are better to be done in clinics since they do not differ from the operating room regarding the patients' satisfaction.

PMID:23458045

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