Lynn Kuechle

Family Illness Experience

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Definition
Needs further development

Context

Further development needed


Actions
  • the family response and experience occurring with health and illness
  • Assess the change occurring within the family that may influence the health and illness experience
  • Assist family members to communicate regarding their individual experiences with the illness
  • Explore the family unit health and illness experience
  • Examine meanings of being a family during this illness experience for each family (Eggenberger & Nelms, 2007)
  • Acknowledge family illness experience (Eggenberger & Regan, 2010)
  • Help families construct meanings¬† from life and illness experience

References

(Eggenberger & Nelms, 2007; Davidson, 2009; Hyman & Corbin, 2001; Corbin & Srauss, 1988; Meiers & Tomlinson, 2003)


Notes

No further information at this time.

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