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Title: Inpatient satisfaction with physician services at King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Authors: Al Doghaither, A.H.
Issue Date: 2004
Language: English
Abstract: The satisfaction of 400 inpatients with physician services at King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh was evaluated. Patient characteristics and ward of admission were collected and a questionnaire based on the st and ardized Likert scale was used. The highest mean satisfaction score was for admission and the lowest for communication. Among service items, the highest mean score was for physicians enquiring about patient conditions and opinions when planning care and the lowest for physicians asking for opinions about care quality and problems. Female and less educated patients were more satisfied with their care than male and educated patients. Male surgical and medical ward patients were the most dissatisfied with physicians'services.These findings offer hospital management information about shortcomings requiring remedial intervention
Description: 358-364
Keywords: Bed Occupancy
Communication
Educational Status
Health Care Surveys
Hospital Bed Capacity, 500 and over
Inpatients
Patient Satisfaction
Subject: Hospitals, University
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/119421
ISSN: 1020-3397
Other Identifiers: http://applications.emro.who.int/emhj/1003/10_3_2004_358_364.pdf
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