DINAMIKA PERILAKU PENGAMBILAN KEPUTUSAN PERAWAT DAN TENAGA PARAMEDIS DALAM KONDISI GAWAT DARURAT
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This study deals with the patterns of decision-making processes taken by nurses and paramedics in a private hospital in Surakarta, Central Java. The decision-making processes include the physical and psychological aspects of the nurses and paramedics in helping the patients. The decisionmaking represents high risk-taking processes as it deals with life-and-death consequences, especially in emergency situation. The study is a qualitative research. The data-collecting methods include observation and interview. The outcome of the study shows that nurses and paramedics make their decisions based on their experiences, including norms, educational background, and expertise recommendation. The decision- making style is flexible and decisive.