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Minimizing human dignity: staff perception of abuse in health care
Linköping University, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Gender and medicine. Linköping University, Faculty of Health Sciences.
Linköping University, Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Nursing Science. Linköping University, Faculty of Health Sciences.ORCID iD: 0000-0003-1588-135X
2012 (English)In: Clinical Ethics, ISSN 1477-7509, Vol. 7, 33-38 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

In earlier studies we have shown that abuse in health care (AHC) is commonly reported among both male and female patients. In this study, we present an evaluation of an intervention against AHC based on Forum Play. The evaluation was conducted by means of pre- and postintervention interviews with the staff at a woman's clinic. The interviews were analysed using the constant comparative method. The results of this postintervention study stand out in loud contrast to the results of the preintervention studies. Staff had moved from a distant and fluctuating awareness of AHC to a standpoint characterized by both moral imagination and a sense of responsibility.

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2012. Vol. 7, 33-38 p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-79067DOI: 10.1258/ce.2012.012009OAI: diva2:538090
Available from: 2012-06-28 Created: 2012-06-28 Last updated: 2013-09-12

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