Corrigendum

Errata

This article corrects:

  1. The provision of emotional support to the families of traumatic brain injury patients: perspectives of finnish nurses Volume 22, Issue 9-10, 1467–1476, Article first published online: 13 March 2013

Coco K, Tossavainen K, Jääskeläinen JE & Turunen H (2013) The emotional supporting of traumatic brain injury patients’ family members: views of Finnish nurses. Journal of Clinical Nursing 22, 1467–1476.

In the article detailed above, there were errors in some of the numbers presented in the first paragraph of the Analysis section. The original portion reads as follows:

The factor solution explained 69·8% of the total variance in the emotional support of TBI patients’ family members; the communality values ranged 0·535–0·812; and the loadings of individual variables ranged from 0·501–0·866. The factors, with their level of variance given in brackets, were as follows: F1 encouragement of TBI patients’ family members (17·9%); F2 dealing with difficult emotions expressed by TBI patients’ family members (15·1%); F3 supporting the ability of TBI patients’ family members to cope (14·2%); F4 creating a safe atmosphere (12·3%); and F5 taking account into TBI patients’ family members’ individuality and respecting (10·3%). Sum variables were formulated on the basis of the factors.

The portion with the correct numbers is presented below:

The factor solution explained 56·8% of the total variance in the emotional support of TBI patients’ family members; the communality values ranged 0·316–0·605; and the loadings of individual variables ranged from 0·344–0·743. The factors, with their level of variance given in brackets, were as follows: F1 encouragement of TBI patients’ family members (15·8%); F2 dealing with difficult emotions expressed by TBI patients’ family members (12·8%); F3 supporting the ability of TBI patients’ family members to cope (11·1%); F4 creating a safe atmosphere (9·7%); and F5 taking account into TBI patients’ family members’ individuality and respecting (7·4%). Sum variables were formulated on the basis of the factors.

The errors did not affect any other results in the published article.

The authors apologise for these errors.

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