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dc.contributor.authorCrawford, Ruth
dc.date.accessioned2017-01-24T01:44:33Z
dc.date.available2017-01-24T01:44:33Z
dc.date.issued2000
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10179/10302
dc.descriptionIrregular pagination - pgs 14 & 24 missingen_US
dc.description.abstractParental involvement in their child's care in hospital is common place. Research indicates that parents want to actively participate in the care ot their child. Nurses' responses to parental presence in hospital have been examined in previous research, especially with regard to attitudes, perspectives and role division. There was however a gap In the literature with regard to nurses' understanding of parenting in hospital. Within New Zealand there was no research examining nurses' understanding of parenting. The research described in this 75 point thesis explored the nurses' understanding of parenting in hospital. Using focus groups as the research method, eight nurses were invited to share their understanding of parenting in a New Zealand hospital. The data was analysed using thematic analysis informed by Stevens (1996). Although the size of the study was limited, this research has been able to raise some important issues about nurses' understanding of parenting in hospital, including the conflict perceived between parents and nurses, and the participants 'ideal' parent-nurse relationship.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherMassey Universityen_US
dc.rightsThe Authoren_US
dc.subjectNurses -- Attitudesen_US
dc.subjectNurse and patienten_US
dc.subjectChildren -- Hospital careen_US
dc.subjectSick children -- Family relationshipsen_US
dc.subjectParent and childen_US
dc.titleAn exploration of nurses' understanding of parenting in hospital : a thesis presented in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Philosophy (Nursing) at Massey Universityen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineNursingen_US
thesis.degree.grantorMassey Universityen_US
thesis.degree.levelMastersen_US
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Philosophy (M. Phil.)en_US


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