The experience of life after burn injury: a new bodily awareness.

@article{Moi2008TheEO,
  title={The experience of life after burn injury: a new bodily awareness.},
  author={Asgjerd Litler{\'e} Moi and Hallvard Andreas Vindenes and Eva Gjengedal},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2008},
  volume={64 3},
  pages={278-86}
}
AIM This paper is a report of a study to describe the injured body of people who have survived a major burn and seeks to understand the essence of their lived experience. BACKGROUND The burden of a burn-injured body, including loss of function, altered appearance and psychological distress, can threaten return to preburn state of life and successful return to society. METHOD Fourteen participants (three women and 11 men; mean age 46 years) who had survived a major burn were interviewed in… CONTINUE READING

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