Faktorer som påverkar sjuksköterskans bedömning och värdering av smärta hos patienter: En litteraturstudie
Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
The factors that influence the nurses' assessment and measurement of pain in patients : A literature review (English)
The aim is to describe the factors that influence nurses' assessment and measurement of pain in patients. Literature study based on 13 reviewed articles, searched in the Cinahl. Qualitative and quantitative articles were analyzed. Six themes were identified that can be seen as the factors that influence nurses' assessment and measurement. The themes were pain education, nurses´ experience in the profession, nurses´ level of knowledge about pain relief, documentation about pain, nurse´s perspective on the patient, and pain measurement. The Results of the study are discussed and linked to Katie Erikson's theory of suffering. Pain education is a factor which may be effective to improve the assessment of pain in the patient.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. , 23 p.
smärtlindring, sjuksköterska, dokumentation, erfarenhet, kunskap
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:esh:diva-1846OAI: oai:DiVA.org:esh-1846DiVA: diva2:578142
Bachelor of Science in Nursing