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A qualitative inquiry on medical service improvement and support needs based on medical service and self-determination experiences of people with disabilities

Title
A qualitative inquiry on medical service improvement and support needs based on medical service and self-determination experiences of people with disabilities
Authors
Lee S.-H.An H.-S.Song M.-S.Hong J.
Ewha Authors
이숙향
SCOPUS Author ID
이숙향scopus
Issue Date
2019
Journal Title
Korean Journal of Physical, Multiple and Health Disabilities
ISSN
2288-3843JCR Link
Citation
Korean Journal of Physical, Multiple and Health Disabilities vol. 62, no. 4, pp. 67 - 101
Keywords
Health careHearing impairmentMedical servicePhysical disabilityVisual impairment
Publisher
Seorim
Indexed
SCOPUS; KCI scopus
Document Type
Article
Abstract
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate medical service improvement and support needs based on medical service and self-determination experiences of people with physical disabilities, visual or hearing impairments along with parents of children with the same type of disability. Method: Focus group interviews were conducted with participants in seven groups, consisting of 12 adults with physical disabilities, visual or hearing impairments as well as 10 parents. All the collected data were analyzed using a constant comparative method. Results: From the analysis, seven main themes emerged as follows: (a) disease and medical services across types of disability, (b) positive experiences regarding health and medical services, (c) difficulties in using health and medical services, (d) self-determination issues regarding health and medical services, (e) useful tips for health and medical services, (f) health care methods and difficulties, and (g) support needs in using health and medical services. Conclusion: Implications and future directions were provided to improve health and medical services for people with disabilities. © 2019 Seorim. All rights reserved.
DOI
10.20971/kcpmd.2019.62.4.67
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사범대학 > 특수교육과 > Journal papers
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