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Document Type

Thesis - University Access Only

Award Date

1991

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Graduate Nursing

Keywords

caring, care of the sick, nurse and patient, patient attitudes

Abstract

Objectives identified for this study are:
1. To determine behaviors that hospitalized patients identify manifestations of caring by the nurse.
2. To analyze data from patient interviews for patterns and themes of caring behaviors of the nurse.
3. To determine patients’ feelings generated by the nurse’s caring behavior.
4. To organize patients’ descriptions of feelings into common themes and categorize according to their meaning.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Caring
Care of the sick
Nurse and patient
Patients -- Attitudes

Number of Pages

85

Publisher

South Dakota State University

Rights

Copyright © 1991 Becky Nelson. All rights reserved

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