The influence of confirming and disconfirming healthcare encounters on the self-relation and quality of life of persons with epilepsy.

Abstract

The nature of epilepsy-related healthcare encounters is important for the self-relation and quality of life of patients with epilepsy. Seventeen positive and 16 negative encounters (critical incident method) were hermeneutically interpreted by an action-theoretic and confirmatory framework. For patients with positive self-assessment (SA), confirming… (More)

Topics

Cite this paper

@article{Rty2002TheIO, title={The influence of confirming and disconfirming healthcare encounters on the self-relation and quality of life of persons with epilepsy.}, author={Lena K.A R{\"a}ty and Barbro Gustafsson}, journal={The Journal of neuroscience nursing : journal of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses}, year={2002}, volume={34 5}, pages={261-72} }