Journal article

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

Abstract

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..

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