International journal of nursing studies
Background: Better understanding of patients’ and their family members’ experiences of delirium and related distress during critical care is required to inform the development of targeted nonpharmacologic interventions. Objective: To examine and synthesize qualitative data on patients’ and their family members’ delirium experiences and relieving fa...
Patient education and counseling
Improving training, providing clearer guidelines and placing a greater emphasis on collaboration within and between clinicians will help reduce barriers for both physicians and patients. In particular, there is an urgent need for more specialised training for physicians about weight management to promote knowledge and skills in behaviour change tec...
This thesis explores communication with children affected by sickle cell disease about their condition from the perspectives of both children and parents. It includes three papers: A literature review, an empirical paper and a critical appraisal. Papers one and two have been prepared for submission to Social Science and Medicine and Qualitative Hea...
the new parents׳ experiences of early discharge and becoming a parent were closely related. Feeling secure and confident in the parental role was positively or negatively influenced by the organisation of early discharge. This underscores the importance of the way health professionals support new mothers and fathers at early postnatal discharge.