Professional role and identity in a changing society: three paradoxes in Swedish midwives' experiences.

@article{Larsson2009ProfessionalRA,
  title={Professional role and identity in a changing society: three paradoxes in Swedish midwives' experiences.},
  author={Margareta Larsson and Ulrike Aldegarmann and Clara Aarts},
  journal={Midwifery},
  year={2009},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={373-81}
}
OBJECTIVES to explore how experienced midwives understand and experience their professional role and identity after the continuing changes that have taken place within their working domain over the last 20-25 years. DESIGN four focus group interviews with 20 a total of participants in total were conducted and analysed by thematic content analysis. SETTING one university hospital in mid-Sweden. FINDINGS two main themes were conceptualised: (1) organisation of and situation at the workplace… CONTINUE READING

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