Gunnhild Blåka

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This article presents a qualitative case study of midwifery students’ learning processes in a Norwegian maternity ward. Midwifery students in their first year of midwifery education were interviewed with regard to their experiences of learning in this context. Both students and their preceptors were observed in different settings on the ward. Taking this(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES The aim of this qualitative study is to highlight how women experienced living through gynaecological cancer. BACKGROUND The increasing number of long-term survivors after cancer has created a greater need for knowledge about how patients live through the illness. DESIGN A qualitative design, with a phenomenological-hermeneutical(More)
This article explores interview data from a study of 50 Norwegian generalist nurses' focus group accounts of caring for dying patients in the hospital and care home. An eclectic discourse analytic approach was applied to nurses' accounts of the patient and three discursive contexts of reference to the patient were identified: the 'taken as read' patient,(More)
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