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Humorns betydelse i omvårdnadsarbetet mellan vårdpersonal och vuxna patiente: En beskrivande Litteraturstudie
University of Gävle, Faculty of Health and Occupational Studies, Department of Caring Science.
University of Gävle, Faculty of Health and Occupational Studies, Department of Caring Science.
2019 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Background: Humour is a quality human have to see fun things, accept and understand things in the environment that isn’t complete. Through research, humor has proven to have positive effects in children’s nursing care. Aim: The aim of the study was to describe humors meaning in nursing care in the relation between nursing staff and adult patients. Method: The design of this literature study was a descriptive design based on 12 scientific articles. Main result: Humour was used by patients as a support in different ways and affected the relationship with the nursing staff in a positive way. The nursing staff described humour as a tool in their work and that needs to individualize. There was moment when both nursing staff and patients found humour inappropriate. Conclusion: Humor is perceived to be an important part of the nursing work and has a positive impact in the interaction between healthcare staff and the patient. It is important that nurses and healthcare professionals have knowledge of and can adapt the use of humor based on the individual, the situation and the patient's background in order to avoid that the humor has the opposite effect.

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2019. , p. 40
Keywords [sv]
Humor, Skratt, Relation, Patient, Vårdpersonal
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Medical and Health Sciences
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-31368OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hig-31368DiVA, id: diva2:1382663
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Nursing
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Nursing
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Available from: 2020-01-07 Created: 2020-01-03 Last updated: 2020-01-07Bibliographically approved

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