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Närståendes besök hos patienter som vårdas på intensivvårdsavdelning


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Title: Närståendes besök hos patienter som vårdas på intensivvårdsavdelning
Other Titles: Family visits to patients treated in an intensive care unit.
Authors: Eriksson, Thomas
E-mail: thomas.eriksson@hb.se
Issue Date: 8-Oct-2012
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Health and Care Sciences
Parts of work: I. Eriksson, T., & Bergbom, I. (2007). Visits to intensive care unit patients - frequency, duration and impact on outcome. Nursing in Critical Care, 12(1), 20-26.
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II. Eriksson, T., Lindahl, B., Bergbom, I. (2010). Visits in an intensive care unit: a hermeneutic observational study. Intensive and Critical Care Nursing. 26 (1), 51-57.
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III. Eriksson, T., Bergbom, I., Lindahl, B. (2011). The experiences of patients and their families of visiting during while in an intensive care unit: a hermeneutic interview study. Intensive and Critical Care Nursing. 27 (2), 60-66.
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IV. Eriksson, T., Bergbom, I., Lindahl, B. (2012) Hermeneutic observational studies: a methodological perspective. Submitted
Date of Defence: 2012-10-19
Disputation: Fredagen den 19 oktober 2012, kl. 09.00, Hörsal 2118, Institutionen för vårdvetenskap och hälsa, Arvid Wallgrens Backe, Hus 2, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Health Care Sciences)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: intensive care
ICU patient
patient visitors
visiting ICU
mortality ICU
length of stay ICU
hermeneutics
research observation
methodology
caring science
Abstract: Aim: The overall objective of the present thesis was to describe and assess the importance and impact of visits by the patients’ families in an ICU, from patient and family perspectives, and to develop, from a hermeneutic perspective, a research method to study the interplay between patient and family during the visit. Method: The comprehensive methodology of the thesis was hermeneutic. Qualitative as well as quantitative methods were applied to elucidate the issues at stake. In paper I, 198 pa... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8472-7
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/29207
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