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Family centred care: The evolving role of fathers as carers of their sick child / Ruth Davies

Royal College of Nursing International Research Conference

Swansea University Author: Davies, Ruth

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This symposium, organised and chaired by Ruth Davies, presented recent empirical findings from five recent studies, which were also presented, to explore and discuss the evolving role of fathers in caring for their sick child. Links between social constructionist perspectives of fatherhood and gende...

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Published in: Royal College of Nursing International Research Conference
Published: 2011
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa17868
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Abstract: This symposium, organised and chaired by Ruth Davies, presented recent empirical findings from five recent studies, which were also presented, to explore and discuss the evolving role of fathers in caring for their sick child. Links between social constructionist perspectives of fatherhood and gender in relation to the concept of family centred care were highlighted alongside the implications for practice, education and research.Methodological issues associated with involving fathers in research was also discussed.
Keywords: Fathers research carers sick child
College: College of Human and Health Sciences