2012
DOI: 10.1590/s0104-11692012000300026
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Abstract: The aim of this study is to understand the suffering of a patient with an illness, by using a secondary research method, that is, a qualitative meta-study. The primary data source of the meta-study includes "biographical reports". This project is based on a case study, in which the first-hand experiences of a patient with an illness were collected. The findings of the reports were compiled using the Archivos de la Memoria collection of the Index Foundation (Granada, Spain) and journals specialized in editing t… Show more

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“…The transformation may be interrupted by deteriorating health (Ambrosio et al, 2015). In a meta-analysis, Montoro et al (2012) concluded that fear was a core feeling of suffering that is also shared with relatives. The concept of suffering thus seems to be central and a frequently discussed topic within nursing and contemporary healthcare literature (Milton, 2013).…”
Section: Backg Rou N Dmentioning
confidence: 99%
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“…The transformation may be interrupted by deteriorating health (Ambrosio et al, 2015). In a meta-analysis, Montoro et al (2012) concluded that fear was a core feeling of suffering that is also shared with relatives. The concept of suffering thus seems to be central and a frequently discussed topic within nursing and contemporary healthcare literature (Milton, 2013).…”
Section: Backg Rou N Dmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Liver cirrhosis is a chronic disease affecting persons’ health‐related quality of life (Younossi et al, 2001) globally. The central parts of nursing care, to relieve the multidimensional aspects of suffering, are well explored following other chronic diseases (Hueso Montoro et al., 2012). According to Flagg (2015), the concept of person‐centred care involves an alliance between the patient and healthcare provider in collaboration towards shared understanding and goalsetting.…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Before the challenge of taking care of end-of-life patients, it is necessary to expand the understanding of the human being beyond the biological dimension, to understand the suffering mentioned by participants, which may appear in any dimension of life, since it is integrated by the meaning and the sense associated to it (24) .…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Os participantes relataram que, por momentos, o cuidado dos familiares foi percebido como excessivo e impositivo e, que algumas atividades poderiam ser realizadas sem auxílio. 13 .…”
Section: A Imposição Do Cuidadounclassified