Anpassad undervisning till vuxna patienter med astma bronkiale
: sjuksköterskans undervisande roll

Translated title of the thesis: Customized training for adult patient with asthma bronchial: Nurse’s educational role
  • Nilay Gürsoy

    Student thesis: Bachelor


    Background: Asthma is a widespread disease that is increasing dramatically among the Swedish population. Diseases severity may affect quality of live and working ability. Inorder to cope with the disease and improve health nurse can teach acts of self-care. Aim: To illuminate how nurses teach adult patients with asthma bronchial. Method:The literature review is based on previous research and used 10 scientific articles from database, Cinahl, PubMed and PsycInfo. The review has encompassed both qualitative and quantitative reference. Results: The analysis of the articles revealed three different main categories. The nurse conveys knowledge about self-care by making patient involvement, develop individualized education and involve relatives. The preparation of action plan with the patient is positive for the treatment. To communicate and provide support is an important component of patient treatment. Conclusion: In healthcare it can be assumed Orems and Suzie Kims domains for a good self-care. Self-care should be performed as best as possible to promote patient comfort.

    Date of Award2011-Sep-21
    Original languageSwedish
    SupervisorLena Helander (Supervisor)

    Educational program

    • Study Programme in Nursing

    University credits

    • 15 HE credits

    Swedish Standard Keywords

    • Nursing (30305)


    • asthma
    • adults
    • nurses
    • education
    • self-care
    • action plan

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