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: En litteraturstudie om närståendes upplevelse av delaktighet i somatisk vård

  • Malin Eriksson
  • Nilla Olsson

    Student thesis: Bachelor


    The aim of this literature study was to describe relatives’ experience of participation insomatic care. Background: When a person gets struck by disease, the family will alsobecome affected. The nurses roll is to identify the relatives’ needs and make them a part of thepatients care. The nurse can do this in form of information, counselling and coaching.Method: This study was made as a general literature review. Result: The staffs’ treatmenthad influence on the relatives’ participation experience. The relatives wanted to beencouraged and respected by the staff. Many felt dissatisfied with the information they got,and in what way they got the information. The relatives wanted to help the staff with thenursing job, partly for their own satisfaction, but also to make sure that the patient got theproper care. Discussion: The nurse could follow the Calgary model. This would make iteasier understanding the relatives need for participation, and their part of the caring process.This can be achieved by conversation and information. Conclusion: It is assumable thatrelatives, regardless of where they are located or in what practice, have need of informationand participation.

    Date of Award2010-Mar-31
    Original languageSwedish
    SupervisorEwa Angsmo (Supervisor)

    University credits

    • 15 HE credits

    Swedish Standard Keywords

    • Nursing (30305)


    • participation
    • relatives
    • experience

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