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Complaints with encounters in healthcare: Men’s experiences
Luleå tekniska universitet, Omvårdnad.
Luleå tekniska universitet, Omvårdnad.
2012 (English)In: Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, ISSN 0283-9318, E-ISSN 1471-6712, Vol. 26, no 2, 279-286 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Complaints with encounters in healthcare - men's experiences Good encounters within healthcare are important for the manner in which ill people facilitate their health and their perception of quality of care. Research about quality of care are important, but point out that dissatisfaction with healthcare may in the future be even more common regarding the demands for a more effective healthcare. The aim of this study was therefore to describe experiences of dissatisfaction with encounters in healthcare among men who personally filed a complaint to the Patients' Advisory Committee in the county council. Qualitative data were collected in semi-structured interviews with a purposive sample of nine men who have filed a complaint to the Patients' Advisory Committee. The analysis resulted in two categories: being met with a disrespectful manner and not receiving a personal apology. The results in the first category describe that the men were treated with disrespect and suspicions by healthcare professionals. This was related to lack of communication which made the men sensitive to negative attitudes on the part of professionals. The results in the second category show that the men expected amends to be made in form of a personal apology about the dissatisfaction. The men were given no opportunities to influence the encounters and the professionals were unconscious of their behaviour in form of bad treatment. In conclusion, the results indicate the importance of meeting patients and their relatives with respect and dignity, listening to their experiences and proceeding with the treatment without insulting anyone as a person. © 2011 The Authors. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences

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2012. Vol. 26, no 2, 279-286 p.
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Nursing
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Nursing
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URN: urn:nbn:se:bth-14332DOI: 10.1111/j.1471-6712.2011.00930.xLocal ID: 9771d06e-f50d-49c1-97b1-1ad782d71dd2OAI: oai:DiVA.org:bth-14332DiVA: diva2:1098039
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Validerad; 2012; 20110902 (andbra)

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