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Lived experiences of fibromyalgia
(RCN Publishing, 2015-02-10)
Martina Diviney and Maura Dowling explain why this chronic illness can take a long time to diagnose and how assessment tools can be used to speed up the process This phenomenological study explored the lived experience ...
Hermeneutics: an exploration
(RCN Publishing, 2004)
The terms ‘hermeneutics’ and phenomenology’ are often used interchangeably in the literature, which can result in confusion for the reader. This article traces the relationship of these two philosophies and explains the ...
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 ...
The meaning of nurse-patient intimacy in oncology care settings: from the nurse and patient perspective
This paper reports the findings of a study exploring the meaning of nurse-patient intimacy in oncology care settings. An interpretive phenomenological design was adopted. A total of 23 oncology nurses and 30 oncology ...
Patients’ lived experience of myeloma
(RCN Publishing, 2011-03-16)
Aim To explore patients’ lived experience of being diagnosed with myeloma. Method A hermeneutic phenomenological approach was adopted to analyse data from interviews with 11 patients diagnosed with myeloma. Findi ...
From Husserl to van Manen: A review of different phenomenological approaches
This paper traces the development of phenomenology as a philosophy originating from the writings of Husserl to its use in phenomenological research and theory development in nursing. The key issues of phenomenological ...