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Sjuksköterskans/Vårdpersonalens bemötande av patienter som tar emot svåra besked
University West, Department of Nursing, Health and Culture, Division of Nursing.
University West, Department of Nursing, Health and Culture, Division of Nursing.
2012 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Background: Health care is a strange place for the patient. To make this enviroment as good as possible, would the patient be well informed. The patient has right to know if it is a bad mews and often he/she needs caring after the information. Nurse´s basic responsibility is caring, for her/him it´s important to prevent the shock for the patient that can appear. 

Aim: Describe the nursing staff responses to the patient, using the patient´s perspective in relation to bad news. 

Method: A litterture review has been made with nine articles. Current research materials that meet the study´s purpose has been applied in databases and analyzed. Four themes and nine subthemes was emerged. 

Results: Nurse should allow patient to talk, when bad news had been given. Conversation is important for the patient, because they want information to be able to participate in care. Good communication skills are important for the nurse in connection with bad news. Patient wants information in an honest, peaceful and transparent manner. Time is often in short supply in this conversation. To have the family in care is a good support for the patient, but not all patients want the family to participate. 

Conclusion: Patients desire individually aids at handover of bad news. It gives them a safety. The most common mould of aids according to patients where that the nurse shows that she/he has time for them. 

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. , 28 p.
Keyword [en]
Bad news, care, difficult news, tough news, nurse, patient, respond, treatment
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hv:diva-4180OAI: diva2:506780
Subject / course
Nursing science
Available from: 2012-03-15 Created: 2012-02-29 Last updated: 2012-03-15Bibliographically approved

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