Anaesthesia care of older patients as experienced by nurse anaesthetists.

  title={Anaesthesia care of older patients as experienced by nurse anaesthetists.},
  author={Annika Larsson Maul{\'e}on and Liisa Palo-Bengtsson and S Ekman},
  journal={Nursing ethics},
  volume={12 3},
This article analyses problem situations in the context of anaesthesia care. It considers what it means for nurse anaesthetists to be in problematic situations in the anaesthesia care of older patients. Benner's interpretive phenomenological approach proved useful for this purpose. Paradigm cases are used to aid the analysis of individual nurses' experiences. Thirty narrated problematic anaesthesia care situations derived from seven interviews were studied. These show that experienced nurse… CONTINUE READING