Lived experiences of nurses as family caregivers in advanced cancer.

@article{Cicchelli2012LivedEO,
  title={Lived experiences of nurses as family caregivers in advanced cancer.},
  author={Lisa Cicchelli and Deborah Mcleod},
  journal={Canadian oncology nursing journal = Revue canadienne de nursing oncologique},
  year={2012},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={53-61}
}
Research regarding experiences of nurses caring for family members with a cancer diagnosis is limited. To address this gap, a hermeneutic phenomenology approach was used to explore lived experiences of five nurses caring for family members living with advanced cancer. Their experiences were fraught with tensions and conflicts as they balanced the roles of nurse and caregiver. At the heart of their experiences was a sense of being caught in a web of conflicting expectations. Their struggles of… CONTINUE READING

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