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Hdl Handle:
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Title:
The meaning of being a perioperative nurse
Authors:
Sigurdsson, H O
Citation:
AORN J. 2001, 74(2):202, 205-8, 211-7
Issue Date:
1-Aug-2001
Abstract:
The purpose of this study is to describe the meaning of being a perioperative nurse within the contexts of the sociopolitical, economic, and cultural forces that influence perioperative nursing practice. A theory of communicative action provided the framework for this philosophical inquiry. The researcher conducted one-time, in-depth interviews with six expert perioperative nurses selected from three practice settings in the northeastern United States. These interviews resulted in the text that the researcher analyzed based on the principles of critical hermeneutics, and four constitutive patterns were identified. The meaning of being a perioperative nurse for these nurses was identified as a struggle to make sense of their existence in the OR.
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dc.contributor.authorSigurdsson, H O-
dc.date.accessioned2008-07-28T16:30:38Z-
dc.date.available2008-07-28T16:30:38Z-
dc.date.issued2001-08-01-
dc.date.submitted2008-07-28-
dc.identifier.citationAORN J. 2001, 74(2):202, 205-8, 211-7en
dc.identifier.issn0001-2092-
dc.identifier.pmid11503201-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2336/33512-
dc.descriptionTo access publisher full text version of this article. Please click on the hyperlink in Additional Links fielden
dc.description.abstractThe purpose of this study is to describe the meaning of being a perioperative nurse within the contexts of the sociopolitical, economic, and cultural forces that influence perioperative nursing practice. A theory of communicative action provided the framework for this philosophical inquiry. The researcher conducted one-time, in-depth interviews with six expert perioperative nurses selected from three practice settings in the northeastern United States. These interviews resulted in the text that the researcher analyzed based on the principles of critical hermeneutics, and four constitutive patterns were identified. The meaning of being a perioperative nurse for these nurses was identified as a struggle to make sense of their existence in the OR.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherElsevieren
dc.relation.urlhttp://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=77222352&Fmt=2&clientId=58120&RQT=309&VName=PQDen
dc.subject.meshCultureen
dc.subject.meshHistory, 19th Centuryen
dc.subject.meshHistory, 20th Centuryen
dc.subject.meshHumansen
dc.subject.meshInterprofessional Relationsen
dc.subject.meshModels, Theoreticalen
dc.subject.meshNursesen
dc.subject.meshPerioperative Nursingen
dc.subject.meshPhilosophy, Nursingen
dc.subject.meshSociologyen
dc.subject.meshUnited Statesen
dc.titleThe meaning of being a perioperative nurseen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentLandspitali University Hospital, Reykjavík, Iceland.en
dc.identifier.journalAORN journalen

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