Adult related haematopoietic stem cell donor care: Views of Transplant Nurses
Nienke Zomerdijk, Jane Turner, Geoffrey R Hill, David Gottlieb
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ONCOLOGY NURSING | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2019
PURPOSE: The objective of this mixed-methods study was to explore the experiences and perspectives of Transplant Nurses (TNs) in caring for related donors (RDs). METHOD: In this mixed-methods study, both quantitative and qualitative data were collected from semi-structured interviews with seven TNs from two clinical hospitals. Closed and multiple-choice questions regarding the organisation of RD care were administered in addition to an in-depth exploration of TN experiences and perspectives of RD care. Interviews were audio-recorded, transcribed, and qualitative data was subjected to thematic analyses. RESULTS: The analysis identified 5 themes relating to RD care: managing complex family dyn..View full abstract
This work was supported by the Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship; The Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital Foundation Postgraduate Scholarship; and The Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital Foundation Diamond Care Grant.