Relations governed by uncertainty: part of life of families of a child with asthma.

@article{Rydstrm2004RelationsGB,
  title={Relations governed by uncertainty: part of life of families of a child with asthma.},
  author={Ingela Rydstr{\"o}m and Ann-Charlotte Dalheim-Englund and Kerstin Segesten and Birgit Holritz Rasmussen},
  journal={Journal of pediatric nursing},
  year={2004},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={85-94}
}
This study identifies what influences and characterizes family relations in families of a child with asthma. Seventeen mothers of children aged between 6 and 16 years participated in audio-taped in-depth interviews. The researchers were inspired by grounded theory in data collection and data analysis. The core category that developed was being governed by disease-engendered uncertainty. The category mothers' availability was seen in two dimensions. The first dimension, mothers' being available… CONTINUE READING

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