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Experiences of continuity when living with chronic heart failure


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Title: Experiences of continuity when living with chronic heart failure
Authors: Östman, Malin
Issue Date: 2016
Parts of work: Östman M, Jakobsson Ung E, Falk K. Continuity means “preserving a consistent whole” – A grounded theory study. Int J Qualitative Stud Health Well-being. 2015, 10:29872. http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/qhw.v10.29872

II. Östman M, Jakobsson Ung E, Falk K. Health-care encounters creates both discontinuity and continuity in daily life when living with chronic heart failure – A grounded theory study. Int J Qualitative Stud Health Well-being. 2015, 10: 27775. http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/qhw-v10.27775
Extent: 44 s.
Publication type: licentiate thesis
Keywords: Chronic heart failure, continuity, continuity in daily life, continuity of care, grounded theory method, illness
Abstract: The overall aim of this licentiate thesis was to explore how persons living with chronic heart failure (CHF) experience continuity and discontinuity in their daily life and in their healthcare contacts. The specific aims were: To illuminate whether persons with CHF experience discontinuity in their life and, if so, what helped them to preserve and strengthen continuity in their daily lives (Paper I). The aim was also to describe how the interaction in healthcare encounters contributes to either ... more
ISBN: 978-91-639-1476-8
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/44510
Appears in Collections:Licentiatavhandlingar / Institutionen för vårdvetenskap och hälsa

 

 

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