Bröstcancerdrabbade kvinnors upplevelse av mötet med sjuksköterskan

  • Mimoza Demiri
  • Elin Signér-Mårtensson

    Student thesis: Bachelor


    One of nine women in Swedenrun the risk of getting breast cancer before 75 years of age. The diagnosis ofbreast cancer can be perceived as a stressful life incident which may lead to asudden change in life. The nurse's task is to support and be there for the patient from diagnosis. Aim:To describe women with breast cancer experience of meeting with the nurse fromdiagnosis to treatment. Method: Aliterature review based on 11 qualitative items. Results: Four themes were formed which was the importance ofcompetence, the importance of empathy and sympathy, the importance of person-centeredcare and the importance of accessibility. The theme named importance of person-centeredcare formed three subthemes which was need for information, personalrelationship and support and hope. Conclusion:Since the meeting with the nurse is experienced individually, it’s veryimportant that the nurse approach to a patient-centered meeting with eachwoman. Further research should be conducted with the purpose to helping nursesto achieve a good meeting with patients.

    Date of Award2015-May-22
    Original languageSwedish
    SupervisorAnneli Orrung Wallin (Supervisor) & Kerstin Blomqvist (Examiner)

    Educational program

    • Study Programme in Nursing

    University credits

    • 15 HE credits

    Swedish Standard Keywords

    • Medical and Health Sciences (3)

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