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Att vara förälder till ett barn med cancer: En litteraturbaserad studie
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
To be a parent of a child with cancer : A literature-based study (English)
Abstract [en]

Background In Sweden about 300 children are diagnosed with cancer every year. Behind everychild there is a family who is as present as the patient itself. After the cancer diagnose, parent's everyday life is drastically changing and their mental stressors are put to the test. Parents have an important role in caring for the child and it's important that the nurse support and involve the parent's in their caring. Aim The aim of the study was to describe parents' experiences of having a child cared for cancer. Method The method of this study was to contribute to evidence-based nursing based on analysisof qualitative research. This research was to convey parent's perspective for a better understanding of their experience in nursing. An analysis of twelve qualitative articles was performed. The analysis resulted in three themes and eight subthemes. Result The results of this study showed that parent's experience a hard time after their child is diagnosed with cancer. They reported fear, anxiety, stress, sorrow, chaos and hope as a few feelings during the period of illness. Also, how the family's dynamics changed during the course of time and the importance of nurse's approach to maintain parent's well-being and security. Conclusion The parents described a lack of support and information from the nurse in the caring of their child and expressed a need for greater participation and better reception. Keywords care, childhood cancer, experience, parent's perspective, support

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2017. , p. 34
Keywords [en]
Care, childhood cancer, experience, parent's perspective, support
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Nursing
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hv:diva-12327Local ID: EXO502OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hv-12327DiVA, id: diva2:1209087
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Nursing science
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Nursing Programme
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Available from: 2018-05-22 Created: 2018-05-21 Last updated: 2018-05-22Bibliographically approved

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