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Concept development in nursing and midwifery: an overview of methodological approaches
Background Over the past four decades, there has been a growing focus on the resolution of conceptual problems through the process of concept development. As the focus on this area has grown, so too has the number of ...
Skin injury prevention in an Irish neonatal unit: An action research study
Aim This study aimed to improve skin assessment and skincare practices for neonates in a regional neonatal setting in Ireland by the implementation of the Neonatal Tissue Viability Risk Assessment Tool. Method A ...
Exploring the relationship between caring, love and intimacy in nursing
(Mark Allen Healthcare, 2004)
The paper utilises the five distinct perspectives on caring proposed by Morse et al (1990) to illustrate the relationship between love, intimacy and caring. Two distinct types of love, namely agape (altruism/charity) and ...
An overview of interpretive phenomenology as a research methodology
(RCN Publishing, 2012-10-08)
Aim To provide an overview of interpretive phenomenology. Background Phenomenology is a philosophy and a research approach. As a research approach, it is used extensively in nursing and ‘interpretive’ phenomenology ...
Myeloma: making sense of a complex blood cancer
(Mark Allen Healthcare, 2010)
Myeloma is a challenging blood cancer characterized by bone destruction, hypercalcaemia, renal insufficiency and anaemia. Although myeloma remains incurable, recent advancements in treatments have resulted in significant ...
Oncology nurses descriptions of intimacy with patients: mirroring Edith Stein s phenomenological conceptualisation of empathy.
This paper highlights the relevance of Edith Stein's philosophy on empathy in understanding oncology nurses' expressions of intimacy with their patients, as revealed from narratives in an interpretive phenomenological study.