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Patienters upplevelser av att ändra kost vid sjukdom: En litteraturstudie
University West, Department of Health Sciences, Section for nursing - undergraduate level.
University West, Department of Health Sciences, Section for nursing - undergraduate level.
2017 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Patients experiences of amending diet due to disease : A literature-based study (English)
Abstract [en]

Background: The most common cause of death in the world today are diseases related to poor diet and lifestyle. As diet and its impact on disease becomes more recognized, nurses needs to assess this and be able to support patients if they wish to modify their diet because of disease. Therefore, nurses need to have a good understanding regarding how patients experience changes in diet due to disease.

Aim: The aim of the study is to describe patients experiences of amending diet because of disease.

Method: Method of usage was a literature study. The qualitative studies were analysed using a five step model.

Results: The results were derived into three themes and six sub-themes - Motivation to change diet with the sub themes fear that motivates and obstacles of motivation - Support from surroundings with the subthemes being understood and insufficient understanding - The need of knowledge with the sub themes coming to insight and receiving information.

Conclusion: The results showed that patients often experience fear for their illness and their life which also makes them more determined to change diet. Amending diet is not always simple due to habits and customs. The support from surroundings are important when changing diet. Knowledge and being informed makes it easier for patients to change diet and patients also requests more information on disease and diet from their healthcare personnel.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2017. , 17 p.
Keyword [en]
Diet change, disease, experience, lifeworld, nursing
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Nursing
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hv:diva-11295Local ID: EXO502OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hv-11295DiVA: diva2:1130780
Subject / course
Nursing science
Educational program
Nursing Programme
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Available from: 2017-08-15 Created: 2017-08-11 Last updated: 2017-09-20Bibliographically approved

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