Staff´s awareness of abuse in health care varies according to context and possibilities to act
2011 (English)In: JOURNAL OF PSYCHOSOMATIC OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, ISSN 0167-482X, Vol. 32, no 2, 65-71 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Study design. aEuro integral Data were collected at a Swedish clinic of obstetrics and gynecology. Qualitative interviews with 21 informants were analysed with constant comparative analyses. Results. aEuro integral The core category -- Staffs awareness of AHC varies according to context and possibilities to act -- was derived from the interaction between five categories; Moral imagination, Relativism, Explanations, Dissociation from AHC and Acting against AHC. Awareness of AHC was not a permanent state that did/did not exist as all participants displayed both high and low awareness; depending on the context. Conclusion. aEuro integral Staffs awareness depends on more than personal characteristics; therefore, AHC interventions have to target individual behavior as well as cultures and structures in health care.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Informa Healthcare , 2011. Vol. 32, no 2, 65-71 p.
Ethics, patient safety, quality of care, qualitative method, abuse in health care, education
National CategoryMedical and Health Sciences
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-68904DOI: 10.3109/0167482X.2011.555021ISI: 000290488700003OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-68904DiVA: diva2:422021
Original Publication: Katarina Swahnberg and Barbro Wijma, Staffs awareness of abuse in health care varies according to context and possibilities to act, 2011, JOURNAL OF PSYCHOSOMATIC OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, (32), 2, 65-71. http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/0167482X.2011.555021 Copyright: Informa Healthcare http://informahealthcare.com/2011-06-102011-06-102012-04-06