Skyers, N. A.; Holder-Nevins, Desmalee
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Community Health and Psychiatry
Accident and Emergency Misuse? Bustamante Hospital for Children [Abstract]
West Indian Medical Journal
Date of Publication
54 Suppl. 2
Objective: To identify factors that influence caregivers to access Emergency Department (ED) services at Bustamante Hospital for Children for non urgent cases were interviewed using a structured questionnaire. Theory of Reasoned Action (TRA) constructs were included to determine the influence of attitude and subjective norms on caregiver intention, which is the major predictor of behaviour. In-depth interviews were conducted with care providers from the ED and the Paediatric Primary Care Facility.....