Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Bemötande och omhändertagande av närstående vid plötsligt dödsfall inom akutsjukvården sett ur sjuksköterskans och närståendes perspektiv.
University of Gävle, Faculty of Health and Occupational Studies, Department of Health and Caring Sciences.
2012 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Abstract

The aim of this literature review was to describe the experience and needs of sudden bereaved family members who lost a loved one in a sudden and unexpected death. The aim   is furthermore to depict the experience of unexpected and sudden death from the nurse´s point of view. Method: The literature review study has been carried out with a descriptive design. The result of the study was based on 14 scientific articles with quantitative and qualitative approach. The articles were searched in the databases PubMed and Cinahl and through manual search.Results: A majority of close relatives that experience a sudden bereavement are dissatisfied with the way they have been encountered by the staff. They experienced a lack of recognition and that they were left with many unanswered questions about the situation. They required more information and a frank dialogue between the staff and the relatives. Also, it was of great importance to witness the deceased as soon as possible. Sudden and unexpected death is also considered as mentally demanding by the nurses and their wish is to obtain clearer guidelines for the situation. Conclusion: The nurse shall be a professional leader in nursing care. By encountering patients and bereaved family members with respect and empathy, the nurses can decrease suffering for bereaved family members.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Keywords: Grief, death, sudden, emergency service, spouses.

 

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. , 20 p.
National Category
Medical and Health Sciences Other Medical Sciences
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-13955Archive number: FKVk12-04OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hig-13955DiVA: diva2:611081
Subject / course
Caring science
Uppsok
Medicine
Supervisors
Examiners
Available from: 2013-04-17 Created: 2013-03-14 Last updated: 2013-04-17Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

fulltext(749 kB)306 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT01.pdfFile size 749 kBChecksum SHA-512
52937565b7bb9e0c77ec87c11a753f7795ce412d8625fdc4c3d31f066936d4cb42a4f93fcff5a7b223e718bc9b15f37151e6c5e5e7bc2e27ef65201d67220e70
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

By organisation
Department of Health and Caring Sciences
Medical and Health SciencesOther Medical Sciences

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 306 downloads
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

urn-nbn

Altmetric score

urn-nbn
Total: 155 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf