The immediate lived experience of the 2004 tsunami disaster by Swedish tourists.

@article{Rholm2008TheIL,
  title={The immediate lived experience of the 2004 tsunami disaster by Swedish tourists.},
  author={M B R{\aa}holm and Maria Arman and Arne Wilhelm Rehnsfeldt},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2008},
  volume={63 6},
  pages={597-606}
}
AIM This paper is a report of a study of the immediate lived experiences of victims and relatives of the 2004 tsunami disaster. BACKGROUND Disasters serve to remind us of our frailty and vulnerability and raise existential questions. From the perspective of caring sciences, suffering is regarded as a natural source for change in patients' understanding of the world and the meaningfulness of their lives. METHOD A phenomenological hermeneutic study was conducted, using in-depth interviews… CONTINUE READING

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