A phenomenological view of illness.

  • F Kretlow
  • Published 1990 in
    The Australian journal of advanced nursing : a…


Phenomenology offers one way of viewing the human experience of illness. Its descriptive nature provides a portrait of what it is like to be ill, revealing implications that could improve the quality of care nurses deliver. The significance of illness experience and related suffering is illustrated in patients' accounts which describe it as alienating… (More)


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@article{Kretlow1990APV, title={A phenomenological view of illness.}, author={F Kretlow}, journal={The Australian journal of advanced nursing : a quarterly publication of the Royal Australian Nursing Federation}, year={1990}, volume={7 2}, pages={8-10} }