Health care relationships: the chronic illness perspective.

@article{Thorne1988HealthCR,
  title={Health care relationships: the chronic illness perspective.},
  author={Sally Thorne and Claire A Robinson},
  journal={Research in nursing & health},
  year={1988},
  volume={11 5},
  pages={293-300}
}
Most explanations of the relationships between health care providers and health care recipients reflect perspectives and belief systems peculiar to health care professionals. In contrast, this study combined data from two separate qualitative investigations to yield an analysis of these relationships from the perspective of family members involved with chronic illness. Relationships between health care providers and health care recipients are viewed as evolving over time through a process which… CONTINUE READING