Sjuksköterskans möte med barn med smärta inom primärvården : en empirisk studie

by Jonsson, Viktoria; Lans, Åsa

Abstract (Summary)
The primary task for the nurse is to prevent pain and organize the work around the child and in that way expose the child for minimum amount of pain. Personality and experience are factors that influence the nurse in this task.The purpose of the study was to describe the way nurses receive and handle children in pain in the primary health care. The authors found the chosen method adequate and useful. The result is based on ten interviews performed with nurses working in the primary health care. The result shows in which way nurses in primary health care receives and handles children in pain. The occupational role the nurse has is both important and significant in the meeting with children in pain. To achieve optimal care it is of great importance that the nurse has composure by herself and a professional way of working. It is also fundamental that the nurse take the child’s pain seriously and listen to the child.Summarized the study shows in which way the nurse in primary health care nowadays receives children in pain, which alleviation of pain and methods that are in use.
Bibliographical Information:


School:Högskolan i Skövde

School Location:Sweden

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:child pain nurses meeting


Date of Publication:06/13/2008

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