Patients' experiences of day surgery: a Parsonian analysis.

  title={Patients' experiences of day surgery: a Parsonian analysis.},
  author={Anne Mottram},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  volume={67 1},
AIM The aim of the study was to explore patients' experiences of day surgery using a sociological framework of analysis. BACKGROUND Although day surgery has increased globally in the last 20 years, little applied sociological research has been undertaken in this area. METHOD The Glaserian methodology of Grounded Theory was used. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 145 patients and 100 carers on three occasions from 2004 to 2006. Analysis of the data involved line-by-line analysis… CONTINUE READING