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Omvårdnad av suicidala patienter inom akutsjukvård: Sjuksköterskors upplevelse
The Swedish Red Cross University College.
The Swedish Red Cross University College.
2019 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Background: Every year, about 800 000 people in the world commits suicide, which makes ita serious global public health problem. There are several risk factors that increases the risk ofa person committing suicide. The stigma is a major problem and suicidal patients hasexperienced a poor treatment from nurses in emergency care. Nurses has a significant role inthe care of suicidal patients.

Aim: The aim was to describe nurses experience in the care of suicidal patients in emergencycare.

Method: A literature review based on 12 scientific articles.

Results: The literature review resulted in four different themes; a meeting that evokesfeelings, the nurses approach, shortcomings in the department and the need for education.

Conclusion: Nurses experience discomfort and difficulties in the care of suicidal patients.Prejudices and religious values could result in a negative attitude which could have aninfluence on the quality of the nursing care. Nurses are in need of education and to haveguidelines for the care of suicidal patients.

Suggestions for continued research: Suggestions for continued research is how religiousvalues affect the suicidal patient. Another suggestion is that more studies within emergencycare are made related to what kind of effects education has on the nurse in the care of suicidalpatients.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2019. , p. 36
Keywords [en]
Emergency care, Experience, Nurse, Nursing, Suicide
National Category
Nursing
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URN: urn:nbn:se:rkh:diva-2998OAI: oai:DiVA.org:rkh-2998DiVA, id: diva2:1330789
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Undergraduate Nursing Program
Uppsok
Medicine
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Available from: 2019-06-26 Created: 2019-06-26 Last updated: 2019-06-26Bibliographically approved

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