Mercy Joseph, Sreelakshmi M. S., Sruthi M. Nair
Mercy Joseph1, Sreelakshmi M. S.2, Sruthi M. Nair3
1Department of Child Health Nursing, Amrita College of Nursing, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Health Sciences Campus, Kochi, Kerala, India.
2,3Amrita College of Nursing, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Health Sciences Campus, Kochi, Kerala, India.
Volume - 10,
Issue - 3,
Year - 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic is the defining global health crisis of our time and the greatest challenge we are facing. Quarantine is the separation and restriction of movement of people who have potentially been exposed to a contagious disease to ascertain if they become unwell, so reducing the risk of them infecting others.5 This definition differs from isolation, which is the separation of people who have been diagnosed with a contagious disease from people who are not sick; however, the two terms are often used interchangeably, especially in communication with the public. Objective: The objective of the study was to assess the lived-in experiences of the family members under quarantine during the pandemic of COVID-19 in order to get a baseline data to plan a family care. Methods: A Qualitative phenomenological approach was used for the study .10 samples were selected by using convenient sampling method .Study was conducted from different districts of Kerala through online platform. Result: From the study it is evident that The majority of the samples were females (90%). Majority (70%) belongs to the age between 20-45. Among the physical dimension a vast majority had minor gastric problems. In psychological dimension the majority of them had fear as a chief problem. In social dimension the, majority of sample gave importance to social support system. In Spiritual dimension majority of the people had theism. In Economical dimension major themes like majority of the sample were financial dependent. Conclusion: This study provides a baseline for lived-in experiences of the family members under quarantine during the pandemic of COVID-19 in order to get a baseline data to plan a family care.
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Mercy Joseph, Sreelakshmi M. S., Sruthi M. Nair. Lived-in Experiences of Quarantined family members during COVID-19 Pandemic. International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2022; 10(3):224-0. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2022.00053
Mercy Joseph, Sreelakshmi M. S., Sruthi M. Nair. Lived-in Experiences of Quarantined family members during COVID-19 Pandemic. International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2022; 10(3):224-0. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2022.00053 Available on: https://ijanm.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2022-10-3-12
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