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Sjuksköterskans omvårdnadsåtgärder för att främja en god kosthållning och förbättra sårläkningen hos äldre: En litteraturöversikt
University West, Department of Health Sciences, Section for nursing - undergraduate level.
University West, Department of Health Sciences, Section for nursing - undergraduate level.
2020 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Nurses' nursing actions to promote a healthy diet and improve wound healing amongst older : A literature review (English)
Abstract [en]

Background: Malnutrition is correlated with pressure ulcers, which are the most common health related injuries. Older patients, around the world, are at risk for both malnutrition and pressure ulcers. The nurses' responsibility is to educate, involve and empower patients to be more independent in their care.

Aim: The aim was to highlight nurses' nursing actions to promote a healthy diet and improve wound healing for older patients.

Method: This study was a literature review. A total of nine articles were analyzed using a three step analysis model by Friberg (2017).

Results: Four main themes and eight subthemes emerged. The main themes were: Person-centered care, Nutrition, Area of responsibility and Barriers. The subthemes were: Participation, The importance of enhancing patients' self-esteem, The importance of education, Educational strategies, The importance of leadership, Nurses' and patients' responsibility, Patients' barriers and Nurses' barriers.

Conclusion: The results of this review highlights the importance of educating and empowering patients to be more willing to participate in their own care. It is important that nurses give their patients more self-esteem. In that way, the patients' can feel safe and confident in their own abilities even in the nurses' absence.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2020. , p. 22
Keywords [en]
geriatric, nursing care, nutrition education, patient participation, pressure ulcer
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Nursing
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hv:diva-15765Local ID: EXO502OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hv-15765DiVA, id: diva2:1463592
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Nursing science
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Nursing Programme
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Available from: 2020-09-02 Created: 2020-09-02 Last updated: 2020-09-02Bibliographically approved

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