Hur patienter med hiv upplever bemötandet från vårdpersonal
Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
How patients with HIV perceive to be met by health professionals (English)
Background: During the 1980s, the fear of HIV spread over the world. Health professionals'attitudes to patients with HIV, was negatively impacted because of their fear to be infected.Patients with HIV have therefore,during disease history's first two decades, experienced stigma and discrimination in the response from health professionals. Because of the increasing knowledge of HIV it is of interest to study patients' contemporary experiences of the encounter with health professionals. Aim:To explore how patients with HIV experiencing the meeting with health professionals. Method:Literature study with seven qualitative and three quantitative articles. Results:Two themes were found; to be discriminated and to be powerless and extradited. To be discriminated describes that patients in several cases been treated differently than others, by health professionals.To be powerless and extradited describes that patients are not allowed tobe involved in their care and they have distrust to health care providers.Conclusion:Patients with HIV experience discrimination, excessive precautions and ignorance which cause a care suffering. It is important that the nurse is aware of the deficiencies in the treatment to work towards a good care relationship.There is a great need for further research regarding to explore how patients with HIV experiencing the treatment from health professionals.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2014. , 14 p.
discrimination, experience, health professionals, HIV-infected patients, patient satisfaction
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:hv:diva-6326Local ID: EXO500OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hv-6326DiVA: diva2:727145
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