Change search
ReferencesLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Sjuksköterskans uppfattning om livskvalitet
Blekinge Institute of Technology, School of Health Science.
2005 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor)Student thesisAlternative title
The nurse's apprehension about quality of life (English)
Abstract [sv]

Background Satisfaction of life and wellbeing is shown to be important when the quality of life is to be understood. The nurse has a significant role in the care of the patient and in his/her experience of life. Aim The purpose of this study is to examine the quality of life, from a nurse perspective. Method The text analysis was carried out with qualified attempts, of a book, "Quality of life a challenge for the nurse" (in Swedish) by T. Rustoen, a nurse who also worked as a teacher in Norway. The book describes how quality of life is experienced from the patients and staffs view. Results The text analysis showed that out of the ordinary descriptions of quality of life, the author found four new themes. These themes where; the meaning of solidarity, confidence, activity and meaningfulness in the existence. Conclusion Quality of life is an important word, which means different to different kind of people. For people in common, quality of life usually means: happiness, harmony and comfort, but as been showed includes more. Quality of life is a complex purpose, related to a subjective feeling of comfort and satisfaction.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2005. , 20 p.
Keyword [sv]
Livskvalitet, quality of life
National Category
URN: urn:nbn:se:bth-5867Local ID: diva2:833274
Available from: 2015-04-22 Created: 2006-03-03 Last updated: 2015-06-30Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

fulltext(1252 kB)13 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT01.pdfFile size 1252 kBChecksum SHA-512
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

By organisation
School of Health Science

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 13 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

Total: 18 hits
ReferencesLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link