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Title Nursing and the experience of illness : phenomenology in practice / edited by Irena Madjar and JoAnn Walton
Published New York ; London : Routledge, 1999


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Description xvi, 198 pages ; 22 cm
Contents Foreword / Max van Manen -- 1. Phenomenology and nursing / Jo Ann Walton and Irena Madjar -- 2. The pathic nature of inquiry and nursing / Max van Manen -- 3. On living with chronic leg ulcers / Marian Bland -- 4. On confronting life and death / Vicki Parker -- 5. On surviving breast cancer and mastectomy / Kyung-Rim Shin -- 6. On living with schizophrenia / Jo Ann Walton -- 7. On living with chronic pain / Ann O'Loughlin -- 8. On inflicting and relieving pain / Irena Madjar -- 9. On caring and being cared for / Payom Euswas and Norma Chick -- Epilogue / Irena Madjar and Jo Ann Walton
Summary Nursing and the Experience of Illness shows, in a sensitive and accessible fashion, how phenomenological methods can be used to explore patients' and nurses' experiences. With case studies from around the world, this book is an inspirational reference for anyone undertaking phenomenological research in nursing and other health fields, and a resource for clinical nurses and students who want to understand their own practice better
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Mind and body.
Nursing -- Psychological aspects.
Nursing -- Research.
Patients -- Personal narratives.
Nursing Care -- psychology.
Mind-Body Relations, Metaphysical.
Nursing Methodology Research.
Patients -- psychology.
Mind-Body Relations, Metaphysical.
Nursing Care -- psychology.
Nursing Methodology Research.
Patients -- psychology.
Author Madjar, Irena.
Walton, Jo Ann.
LC no. 98033321
ISBN 0415207827
0415207835 (paperback)