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Twitter discussions as predicament of robots in geriatric nursing and forecast of nursing robotics in older care
Röda Korsets Högskola.
University of Gävle, Faculty of Health and Occupational Studies, Department of Health and Caring Sciences, Caring science.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-2610-8998
2017 (English)In: Contemporary Nurse: health care across the lifespan, ISSN 1037-6178, E-ISSN 1839-3535Article in journal (Refereed) Epub ahead of print
Abstract [en]

Background: People use social media to express perceptions, attitudes and a wide range of concerns regarding human life. Aim: This study aims at analysing the ongoing discussions on the internet microblog Twitter and offers some coming predicaments regarding developments in geriatric nursing regarding nursing robots. Methods: Data were retrospectively collected from Twitter. 1322 mentions were included in the final analyses, where principles of interpreting data by using netnography were utilized. Results: Many ideas are presented expressing functional, psychological and social aspects of robots in nursing care. Most postings come from metropolitan cities around the globe. The discussion focuses on market-driven, science fiction solutions for aged care. Twitter users overall seem to be positive using various nursing robots in aged care. These discussions offer a window into the attitudes and ideas of this group of users. Conclusion: We suggest that monitoring Twitter discussions on social media can provide valuable insights into current attitudes as well as forecast coming trends.

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2017.
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aged, geriatric nursing, robotics, social media nursing research, nursing research
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Nursing
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-24099DOI: 10.1080/10376178.2017.1364972PubMedID: 28780901Scopus ID: 2-s2.0-85027847462OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hig-24099DiVA: diva2:1107198
Available from: 2017-06-09 Created: 2017-06-09 Last updated: 2017-08-31Bibliographically approved

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