The meaning of consolation as experienced by nurses in a home-care setting.

@article{Roxberg2008TheMO,
  title={The meaning of consolation as experienced by nurses in a home-care setting.},
  author={{\AA}sa Roxberg and K. B. ngt Eriksson and Arne Wilhelm Rehnsfeldt and Bengt Fridlund},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={2008},
  volume={17 8},
  pages={
          1079-87
        }
}
AIMS AND OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to illuminate nurses' experiences of consolation and how these experiences relate to suffering and care. BACKGROUND Consolation is commonly associated with the relief of suffering. The question of consolation in terms of its definition and relevance for care has, however, been a matter of discussion among nurse researchers. The question raised concerns about the nature of consolation, its place and its role in relation to care and the caring… CONTINUE READING
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