Family–nurse co-construction of meaning: a central phenomenon of family caring

@inproceedings{Rn2003FamilynurseCO,
  title={Family–nurse co-construction of meaning: a central phenomenon of family caring},
  author={Sonja J. Meiers Rn and Patricia Short Tomlinson Rn},
  year={2003}
}
The purpose of the study was to understand and interpret caring in the family health experience by exploring the interactional phenomenon of family–nurse co-construction of meaning in the paediatric intensive care unit (PICU). A hermeneutic phenomenological method within a framework of existentialism and symbolic interactionism was used in the investigation. The convenience sample for this study was four family–nurse dyads, that is four families of critically ill children (all with positive… CONTINUE READING

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