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Eriksson, M., Ekström-Bergström, A., Arvidsson, S., Jormfeldt, H., Thorstensson, S., Åström, U., . . . Roxberg, Å. (2024). Meaning of wellness in caring science based on Rodgers's evolutionary concept analysis. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, 38(1), 185-199
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2024 (English)In: Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, ISSN 0283-9318, E-ISSN 1471-6712, Vol. 38, no 1, p. 185-199Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Background: Wellness is a holistic, multidimensional, and process-oriented property on a continuum. It has been used interchangeably with and is undifferentiated from concepts such as health and well-being without an in-depth clarification of its theoretical foundations and a reflection on its meaning. The concept of wellness is frequently used, but its definition remains unclear. Aim: To conceptually and theoretically explore the concept of wellness to contribute to a deeper understanding in caring science. Method: Rodgers' evolutionary concept analysis was applied to the theoretical investigation of data from publications of international origins. The focus was on antecedents, attributes, consequences, surrogate and related terms, and contextual references. A literature search was performed through a manual review of reference lists and an online search in CINAHL and PubMed via EBSCO, and in ProQuest. Abstracts were examined to identify relevant studies for further review. The inclusion criteria were peer-reviewed papers in English; papers published in scientific journals using the surrogate terms ‘wellness’, ‘health’, ‘health care’, and ‘health care and wellness’; and papers discussing and/or defining the concept of wellness. Twenty-six studies met the inclusion criteria. Results: Based on the findings from this concept analysis, a definition of wellness was developed: ‘a holistic and multidimensional concept represented on a continuum of being well that goes beyond health’. Implications for nursing practice were correspondingly presented. Conclusion: Wellness is defined as a holistic and comprehensive multidimensional concept represented on a continuum of being well, that goes beyond health. It calls attention by applying the salutogenic perspective to health promotion in caring science. It is strongly related to individual lifestyle and health behaviour and is frequently used interchangeably with health and well-being without an in-depth clarification of its theoretical foundation.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
John Wiley & Sons, 2024
Keywords
caring science, health, health care, literature review, Rodgers' concept analysis, well-being, wellness, article, attention, care behavior, Cinahl, concept analysis, health behavior, health promotion, human, lifestyle, Medline, nursing practice, systematic review, theoretical study, wellbeing
National Category
Nursing Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology
Research subject
Family-Centred Health
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:his:diva-23084 (URN)10.1111/scs.13196 (DOI)001039595100001 ()37507842 (PubMedID)2-s2.0-85166424951 (Scopus ID)
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CC BY 4.0

© 2023 The Authors. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd on behalf of Nordic College of Caring Science.

Theoretical article

Correspondence: Anette Ekström-Bergström, Department of Health Sciences, University West, Trollhättan, Sweden. Email: anette-ekstrom.bergstrom@hv.se

Available from: 2023-08-10 Created: 2023-08-10 Last updated: 2024-02-14Bibliographically approved
Thapa, D. R., Subedi, M., Ekström-Bergström, A., Areskoug Josefsson, K. & Krettek, A. (2023). A Qualitative Evaluation and Cross-Cultural Adaptation of the Short Form of the Sense of Coherence Scale (SOC-13) in Nepali. Kathmandu University Medical Journal, 21(82), 254-259
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2023 (English)In: Kathmandu University Medical Journal, ISSN 1812-2027, E-ISSN 1812-2078, Vol. 21, no 82, p. 254-259Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Background

Sense of Coherence (SOC) relates to an individual’s overall life orientation, and stronger SOC is associated with better health, quality of life, and coping strategies. When our research group used the SOC-13 questionnaire for the first time in Nepal, we identified difficulties in response patterns. The findings necessitated further evaluation of the Nepali version of the SOC-13 questionnaire.

Objective

To qualitatively evaluate the SOC-13 questionnaire in Nepali for cross-cultural adaptation.

Method

Nineteen nurses were interviewed. We used the methodological approach of “think aloud” to obtain a deeper understanding of the interferences of the scales. Transcribed materials were analyzed using a deductive approach through qualitative content analysis. The original translated version of the SOC-13 questionnaire in Nepali was modified by replacing words that were easier to understand.

Result

Participants found the questionnaire content general and non-specific but easy to complete. The nurses experienced that the meanings and sentences in some of the items and response alternatives were difficult to understand. However, the overall comprehensiveness of most items and response alternatives was perceived as good. Nurses’ interpretation of the SOC-items in the translated version of the SOC-13 questionnaire in Nepali matched the original English version. Items that were experienced as difficult in the Nepali language were modified to increase their comprehensiveness. Modified items and response alternatives had the same content as before, but some words and meanings were substituted with easier language.

Conclusion

The current revised version of SOC-13 in Nepali is valid and useful to explore individuals’ overall life orientation and their abilities to deal and cope with various life events in the Nepalese context.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Kathmandu University, 2023
Keywords
Health resources, Qualitative validation, Resources, Ralutogenesis, Sense of coherence
National Category
Nursing Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology
Research subject
Research on Citizen Centered Health, University of Skövde (Reacch US)
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:his:diva-23136 (URN)2-s2.0-85169839017 (Scopus ID)
Available from: 2023-08-25 Created: 2023-08-25 Last updated: 2023-10-10Bibliographically approved
Leinweber, J., Fontein-Kuipers, Y., Karlsdottir, S. I., Ekström-Bergström, A., Nilsson, C., Stramrood, C. & Thomson, G. (2023). Developing a woman-centered, inclusive definition of positive childbirth experiences: A discussion paper. Birth, 50(2), 362-383
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2023 (English)In: Birth, ISSN 0730-7659, E-ISSN 1523-536X, Vol. 50, no 2, p. 362-383Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Introduction A positive childbirth experience promotes women’s health, both during and beyond the perinatal period. Understanding what constitutes a positive childbirth experience is thus critical to providing high-quality maternity care. Currently, there is no clear, inclusive, woman-centered definition of a positive childbirth experience to guide practice, education, and research.

Aim To formulate an inclusive woman-centered definition of a positive childbirth experience.

Methods A six-step process was undertaken: (a) Key concepts associated with a positive childbirth were derived from a rapid literature review; (b) The key concepts were used by interdisciplinary experts in the author group to create a draft definition; (c) The draft definition was presented to clinicians and researchers during a European research meeting on perinatal mental health; (d) The authors integrated the expert feedback to refine the working definition; (e) A revised definition was shared with women from consumer groups in six countries to confirm its face validity; and (f) A final definition was formulated based on the women’s feedback (n = 42).

Results The following definition was formulated: “A positive childbirth experience refers to a woman’s experience of interactions and events directly related to childbirth that made her feel supported, in control, safe, and respected; a positive childbirth can make women feel joy, confident, and/or accomplished and may have short and/or long-term positive impacts on a woman’s psychosocial well-being.”

Conclusions This inclusive, woman-centered definition highlights the importance of provider interactions for facilitating a positive childbirth experience. Feeling supported and having a sense of control, safety, and respect are central tenets. This definition could help to identify and validate positive childbirth experience(s), and to inform practice, education, research, advocacy, and policy-making.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
John Wiley & Sons, 2023
Keywords
adult, article, childbirth, clinical article, consumer, education, face validity, female, human, human experiment, mental health, social well-being, childbirth experience, definition, positive childbirth, postpartum, provider interactions, subjective, woman centered
National Category
Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine Other Health Sciences
Research subject
Family-Centred Health
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:his:diva-21621 (URN)10.1111/birt.12666 (DOI)000820677200001 ()35790019 (PubMedID)2-s2.0-85133351134 (Scopus ID)
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CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)

© 2022 The Authors. Birth published by Wiley Periodicals LLC.

First published: 05 July 2022

Correspondence Julia Leinweber, PhD, RM, Institute of Midwifery, Charité -  University Medicine Berlin, Oudenarder Strasse 16, 13347 Berlin, Germany. Email: julia.leinweber@charite.de

Available from: 2022-07-14 Created: 2022-07-14 Last updated: 2023-06-02Bibliographically approved
Thapa, D. R., Subedi, M., Ekström, A., Areskoug Josefsson, K. & Krettek, A. (2022). Facilitators for and barriers to nurses’ work-related health – A qualitative study. BMC Nursing, 21, Article ID 218.
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2022 (English)In: BMC Nursing, ISSN 1472-6955, E-ISSN 1472-6955, Vol. 21, article id 218Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Background

Work-related health problems, such as work stress, fatigue, and burnout constitute a global challenge within the nursing profession. Work-related health among nurses is not yet a prioritized phenomenon in Nepal. Health-promoting approaches to maintaining and sustaining nurses’ health are therefore essential. The aim of this study was to explore and thereby gain a deeper understanding of how nurses in Nepal’s hospitals experience their everyday work, with a focus on promoting and sustaining their work-related health.

Methods

A qualitative design with semi-structured individual interviews were used. Nineteen registered nurses working at hospitals in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal, were individually interviewed between October 6 and December 5, 2018. Transcribed interviews were analyzed through thematic analysis.

Results

Four main themes with belonging eight subthemes were constructed from the analysis: (1) “Sense of meaningfulness and belongingness in work culture” with subthemes; “Open environment” and “Sharing attitude and cooperating for the entire team” (2) “Support and rewards from the management team” with subthemes; “Lacking managerial support” and “Fair evaluation and job promotion opportunities”(3) “Workload and protection against work-related hazards” with subthemes; “Stressful and multitasking in workload” and “Lacking equipment for own health and caring”, and (4) “Motivation through opportunities and activities” with subthemes; “Employment benefits that motivate work”, and “Activities outside of work needed to recover”. These main themes and subthemes described nurses’ facilitators for and barriers to their work environment and health.

Conclusion

Our study highlighted nurses’ experiences with facilitators and barriers to their work-related health. Nurses’ work-related health was positively affected by support from colleagues, managers, and the organization. Conversely, less support from managers, lack of equipment, and unfair judgment were barriers to nurses’ work-related health. This study adds new knowledge about nurses’ work-related health from the context of Nepal. Hospital organizations and nursing managers in similar cultural and healthcare settings can apply the results of our study to develop strategies to promote and sustain nurses’ health and prevent work-related illness.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
BioMed Central (BMC), 2022
Keywords
Health promotion, Managerial support, Job resources, Nurses, Stress, Teamwork, Work environment, Work‑related health
National Category
Nursing Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology
Research subject
Family-Centred Health; Research on Citizen Centered Health, University of Skövde (Reacch US)
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:his:diva-21088 (URN)10.1186/s12912-022-01003-z (DOI)000836600400001 ()35931988 (PubMedID)2-s2.0-85135440648 (Scopus ID)
Note

CC BY 4.0

© The Author(s) 2022. Open Access This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, which permits use, sharing, adaptation, distribution and reproduction in any medium or format, as long as you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons licence, and indicate if changes were made. The images or other third party material in this article are included in the article’s Creative Commons licence, unless indicated otherwise in a credit line to the material. If material is not included in the article’s Creative Commons licence and your intended use is not permitted by statutory regulation or exceeds the permitted use, you will need to obtain permission directly from the copyright holder. To view a copy of this licence, visit http:// creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/. The Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication waiver (http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/) applies to the data made available in this article, unless otherwise stated in a credit line to the data.

Available from: 2022-04-28 Created: 2022-04-28 Last updated: 2022-10-17Bibliographically approved
Thapa, D. R., Stengård, J., Ekström, A., Areskoug Josefsson, K., Krettek, A. & Nyberg, A. (2022). Job demands, job resources, and health outcomes among nursing professionals in private and public healthcare sectors in Sweden – A prospective study. BMC Nursing, 21, Article ID 140.
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2022 (English)In: BMC Nursing, ISSN 1472-6955, E-ISSN 1472-6955, Vol. 21, article id 140Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Background

Nursing professionals exhibit high prevalence of stress-related health problems. Job demands and job resources are parallel drivers of health and well-being among employees. Better job resources associate with better job satisfaction, job motivation and engagement even when job demands are high. To date, there is limited research which explores the association between job demands, job resources and health outcomes among nursing professionals in the Swedish context. The aim of this study was therefore to investigate Swedish nursing professionals’ job demands and job resources in relation to health outcomes, with comparisons between the private and public healthcare sectors. The specific research questions were as follows: (1) Are there differences between private and public healthcare regarding job demands, job resources, and health outcomes? and (2) Are there prospective associations between job demands and job resources in relation to health outcomes?

Methods

Data were drawn from the Swedish Longitudinal Occupational Survey of Health (SLOSH) 2016 and 2018, including 520 nurses and 544 assistant nurses working in the private and public healthcare sectors from 2016 (baseline). Data were analyzed using binary logistic regression.

Results

Nursing professionals reported higher threats, lower bullying, lower control, lower social support, and lower cohesion in the public healthcare units compared to the private healthcare units. The prospective analyses showed that job resources in terms of social support and rewards were associated with higher self-rated health and lower burnout. Cohesion was associated with higher self-rated health. Job demands in terms of psychological demands and job efforts were associated with lower self-rated health, higher burnout, and higher sickness absence, while emotional demands were associated with higher burnout.

Conclusions

Nursing professionals’ job resources are deficient in public healthcare units. Job resources are associated with positive health outcomes, whereas job demands are associated with negative health outcomes, among nursing professionals. Strengthening job resources among nursing professionals in the private and public healthcare sectors can promote and sustain their work-related health.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
BioMed Central, 2022
Keywords
Demands, Employment sectors, Healthcare, JD-R model, Occupational health, Resources
National Category
Nursing Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology
Research subject
Family-Centred Health; Research on Citizen Centered Health, University of Skövde (Reacch US)
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:his:diva-21089 (URN)10.1186/s12912-022-00924-z (DOI)000806789700005 ()35668404 (PubMedID)2-s2.0-85131327268 (Scopus ID)
Funder
AFA Insurance, 150474Forte, Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare, 2009–1758Swedish Research Council, 2013–0164Swedish Research Council, 2013–01646
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CC BY 4.0

Correspondence: dip.raj.thapa@his.se

© The Author(s) 2022. Open Access This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, which permits use, sharing, adaptation, distribution and reproduction in any medium or format, as long as you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons licence, and indicate if changes were made. The images or other third party material in this article are included in the article’s Creative Commons licence, unless indicated otherwise in a credit line to the material. If material is not included in the article’s Creative Commons licence and your intended use is not permitted by statutory regulation or exceeds the permitted use, you will need to obtain permission directly from the copyright holder. To view a copy of this licence, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/. The Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication waiver (http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/) applies to the data made available in this article, unless otherwise stated in a credit line to the data.

© 2022 BioMed Central Ltd unless otherwise stated. Part of Springer Nature.

Open access funding provided by University of Skövde. This work was supported by AFA Insurance (grant 150474), the Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare (FORTE) through the Stockholm Stress Center (grant 2009–1758), the Swedish Research Council (VR; grant 2013–0164 and 2013–01646) and the School of Health Sciences at the University of Skövde, Sweden. The funders had no role in the study design, data analysis, the preparation of the manuscript or decision to publish the manuscript.

Available from: 2022-04-28 Created: 2022-04-28 Last updated: 2022-07-13Bibliographically approved
Truong, A. T., Winman, T. & Ekström Bergström, A. (2022). Studying intraprofessional and interprofessional learning processes initiated by an educational intervention applying a qualitative design with multimethod approach: a study protocol. BMJ Open, 12(4), Article ID e058779.
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2022 (English)In: BMJ Open, E-ISSN 2044-6055, Vol. 12, no 4, article id e058779Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Introduction Interprofessional collaboration in education and practice has been highlighted as a premise for providing good care. Both the intraprofessional and interprofessional impacts have bearing on healthcare professionals' performance and learning. Likewise, from the perspective of work-integrated learning, intraprofessional and interprofessional learning play an enduring part in studies about the development of healthcare organisations and professional competence. Educational-intervention research has become significant, which may indicate challenges the healthcare, for example, the area of disabilities is confronting. Earlier studies on intraprofessional and interprofessional learning have often focused on the learning outcome, whereas the learning process remains unexplored. The learning process is complex and is normally influenced by several factors. Therefore, develop knowledge about the intraprofessional and interprofessional learning processes initiated by an educational-intervention and the factors influencing this process may contribute to educational-intervention research, which is also the aim of the forthcoming study. Methods and analysis An inductive qualitative study design with interpretivism as the epistemological stand will be applied. Professionals in healthcare services for people with intellectual disabilities in four residential settings in Sweden are included in the educational-intervention based on web-based training and structured group reflections. Intended data collections are videorecordings of group reflections and individual interviews. An ethnomethodological approach will be applied for studying the details of conversation and interaction in group reflections. The interviews will be analysed using qualitative content analysis to gain participants' viewpoints of the intervention. Ethics and dissemination Approval was obtained from the Swedish Ethical Review Authority, Dnr 35 517. In Addition, a supplemental application to the extended part of the intervention in the forthcoming study has been submitted and approval was received on 21 September 2021. Ethical principles following the Declaration of Helsinki will be strictly followed. 

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
BMJ Publishing Group Ltd, 2022
Keywords
Medical education & training, Public health, Qualitative research, Clinical competence, Education, Health care delivery, Health care personnel, Human, Learning, Public relations, Delivery of health care, Health personnel, Humans, Interprofessional relations
National Category
Nursing Learning Health Sciences
Research subject
Family-Centred Health
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:his:diva-21119 (URN)10.1136/bmjopen-2021-058779 (DOI)000783842400051 ()35437255 (PubMedID)2-s2.0-85128571537 (Scopus ID)
Note

CC BY-NC 4.0

Copyright information:© Author(s) (or their employer(s)) 2022. Re-use permitted under CC BY-NC. No commercial re-use. See rights and permissions. Published by BMJ. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/

Correspondence to Dr Anh Thuc Truong; anh.truong@hv.se

Funding This forthcoming study is a collaborative project supported by University West and the targeting municipality organization. Grant number is not applicable.

Available from: 2022-05-05 Created: 2022-05-05 Last updated: 2023-08-28Bibliographically approved
Ekström-Bergström, A., Thorstensson, S. & Bäckström, C. (2022). The concept, importance and values of support during childbearing and breastfeeding: A discourse paper. Nursing Open, 9(1), 156-167
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2022 (English)In: Nursing Open, E-ISSN 2054-1058, Vol. 9, no 1, p. 156-167Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Background: Professional support in childbearing has beneficial effects on childbirth experience, interactions within the family, breastfeeding and medical outcomes. However, more knowledge is needed about prerequisites for professional support to be valuable and satisfactory during childbearing. Aim: The aim of this discourse paper is to describe and explore prerequisites for professional support that are of value for women and their families during childbearing as well as how healthcare organizations can be formed to facilitate these prerequisites. Design: Discourse paper. Methods: This discourse paper is based on our own experiences and is supported by literature and theory. Results: Well-functioning structures and processes facilitate professional support that leads to safe, secure, calm and prepared parents with the ability to handle the challenges of childbearing and parenting. When organizing care in childbearing, prerequisites for support needs must also be considered. 

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
John Wiley & Sons, 2022
Keywords
birth, clinical practice, family, fathers, healthcare organizations, labour, mothers, partners, professional issues, theory, adult, article, breast feeding, child parent relation, father, female, human, mother, pregnancy, theoretical study
National Category
Nursing
Research subject
Family-Centred Health
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:his:diva-20707 (URN)10.1002/nop2.1108 (DOI)000714933900001 ()34741500 (PubMedID)2-s2.0-85118889612 (Scopus ID)
Note

CC BY 4.0

© 2021 The Authors. Nursing Open published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

First published: 06 November 2021

Correspondence

Anette Ekström-Bergström, Department of Health Sciences, University West, SE-461 86 Trollhättan, Sweden.

Email: anette.ekstrom-bergstrom@hv.se

Available from: 2021-11-18 Created: 2021-11-18 Last updated: 2022-04-11Bibliographically approved
Truong, A., Alverbratt, C., Ekström-Bergström, A. & Antonsson, H. (2021). Caring for Persons With Intellectual Disabilities and Challenging Behavior: Staff Experiences With a Web-Based Training Program. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 12, Article ID 580923.
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2021 (English)In: Frontiers in Psychiatry, E-ISSN 1664-0640, Vol. 12, article id 580923Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Background: Clear and effective communication is a prerequisite to provide help and support in healthcare situations, especially in health, and social care services for persons with intellectual disabilities, as these clients commonly experience communication difficulties. Knowledge about how to communicate effectively is integral to ensuring the quality of care. Currently, however, there is a lack of such knowledge among staff working in the disabilities sector, which is exacerbated by challenges in the competence provision in municipal health and social care services. Therefore, the aim of the study was to explore staffs' experience of web-based training in relation to their professional caring for persons with intellectual disabilities and challenging behavior. The intention is to move toward well-evaluated and proven web-based training in order to contribute to competence provision in this specific context.

Methods: Fourteen semi-structured interviews were carried out with individual staff members to gather data regarding their experiences with web-based training in relation to their profession. The collected data were analyzed using qualitative content analysis with a focus on both manifest and latent content.

Results: The staff's experiences with the web-based training program were presented as a single main theme: “Web-based training for staff initiates a workplace learning process by promoting reflections on and awareness of how to better care for persons with intellectual disabilities and challenging behavior.” This theme contained three categories which are based on eight sub-categories.

Conclusion and clinical implications: The benefits of web-based training for workplace learning could clearly be observed in the strengthening of professional care for persons with intellectual disabilities and challenging behavior. Staff members claimed to have gained novel insights about how to better care for clients as well as about the importance of interactions in their encounters with clients. Professional teamwork is crucial to providing effective care for persons with intellectual disabilities and challenging behavior. Hence, future research aimed at investigating the views of other healthcare professionals, such as registered nurses, is recommended to improve the competence provision within municipal health and social care services and thereby enhance the quality of care.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Frontiers Media S.A., 2021
National Category
Nursing Social Work Health Care Service and Management, Health Policy and Services and Health Economy
Research subject
Woman, Child and Family (WomFam)
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:his:diva-19473 (URN)10.3389/fpsyt.2021.580923 (DOI)000616807300001 ()33584380 (PubMedID)2-s2.0-85101019602 (Scopus ID)
Note

CC BY 4.0

Correspondence: Anh Truong, anh.truong@hv.se

Front. Psychiatry, 28 January 2021

Available from: 2021-02-12 Created: 2021-02-12 Last updated: 2024-01-17Bibliographically approved
Thapa, D. R., Oli, N., Vaidya, A., Suominen, S., Ekström-Bergström, A., Areskoug Josefsson, K. & Krettek, A. (2021). Determination and Evaluation of Sense of Coherence in Women in Semi-urban Nepal: A part of the Heart-health Associated Research, Dissemination, and Intervention in the Community (HARDIC) Trial. Kathmandu University Medical Journal, 19(73), 69-75
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2021 (English)In: Kathmandu University Medical Journal, ISSN 1812-2027, E-ISSN 1812-2078, Vol. 19, no 73, p. 69-75Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Kathmandu University, 2021
National Category
Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology
Research subject
Family-Centred Health; Research on Citizen Centered Health, University of Skövde (Reacch US)
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:his:diva-19769 (URN)34812161 (PubMedID)2-s2.0-85110696122 (Scopus ID)
Note

VOL. 19 | NO. 1 | ISSUE 73 | JAN.-MARCH 2021

Available from: 2021-06-09 Created: 2021-06-09 Last updated: 2022-05-31Bibliographically approved
Thapa, D. R., Ekström-Bergström, A., Krettek, A. & Areskoug-Josefsson, K. (2021). Support and resources to promote and sustain health among nurses and midwives in the workplace: A qualitative study. Nordic journal of nursing research, 41(3), 166-174
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2021 (English)In: Nordic journal of nursing research, ISSN 2057-1585, E-ISSN 2057-1593, Vol. 41, no 3, p. 166-174Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Registered nurses and midwives are in short supply and have among the highest rates of sick leave in the global workforce. The aim of this study was therefore to explore and gain a deeper understanding of how nurses and midwives experience their everyday work, with a view toward promoting and sustaining their work-related health. Nine registered nurses and four registered midwives working in hospitals and community healthcare facilities in Sweden were interviewed. The interviews were analyzed using content analysis. This study is reported in accordance with COREQ. One main category emerged: ‘Quality of organizational and collegial support and opportunities to facilitate recovery, health, and patient care’. From this category, four generic categories describing the overall experiences of registered nurses and midwives could be discerned. Based on these results, it is recommended that employers adopt a systematic health-promotive approach to foster and maintain the workplace health of registered nurses and midwives.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Sage Publications, 2021
Keywords
health promotion, occupational health, organization, stress, support, teamwork
National Category
Nursing Occupational Health and Environmental Health Occupational Therapy
Research subject
Woman, Child and Family (WomFam); Individual and Society VIDSOC
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:his:diva-19456 (URN)10.1177/2057158520988452 (DOI)2-s2.0-85131317291 (Scopus ID)
Note

CC BY 4.0

First Published February 9, 2021

Available from: 2021-02-10 Created: 2021-02-10 Last updated: 2022-08-31Bibliographically approved
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