No Cover Image

Journal article 153 views 40 downloads

Normalizing suffering: A meta-synthesis of experiences of and perspectives on pain and pain management in nursing homes / Mojtaba, Vaismoradi

International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-Being, Volume: 11, Issue: 1

Swansea University Author: Mojtaba, Vaismoradi

  • 31203-197937-1-PB.pdf

    PDF | Version of Record

    © 2016 M. Vaismoradi et al. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially, provided the original work is properly cited and states its license.

    Download (404.04KB)

Check full text

DOI (Published version): 10.3402/qhw.v11.31203

Abstract

Older people who live in nursing homes commonly suffer from pain. Therefore, relieving suffering among older people thatstems from pain demands knowledge improvement through an integration of international knowledge. This study aimed tointegrate current international findings and strengthen the unde...

Full description

Published in: International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-Being
ISSN: 1748-2623 1748-2631
Published: 2016
Online Access: Check full text

URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa27833
Tags: Add Tag
No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!
first_indexed 2016-05-13T01:18:26Z
last_indexed 2018-11-13T19:44:09Z
id cronfa27833
recordtype SURis
fullrecord <?xml version="1.0"?><rfc1807><datestamp>2018-11-13T13:30:21.4153860</datestamp><bib-version>v2</bib-version><id>27833</id><entry>2016-05-12</entry><title>Normalizing suffering: A meta-synthesis of experiences of and perspectives on pain and pain management in nursing homes</title><swanseaauthors><author><sid>b865b33654e99f5cbccdb11350f7b069</sid><firstname>Mojtaba</firstname><surname>Vaismoradi</surname><name>Mojtaba Vaismoradi</name><active>true</active><ethesisStudent>false</ethesisStudent></author></swanseaauthors><date>2016-05-12</date><abstract>Older people who live in nursing homes commonly suffer from pain. Therefore, relieving suffering among older people thatstems from pain demands knowledge improvement through an integration of international knowledge. This study aimed tointegrate current international findings and strengthen the understanding of older people&#x2019;s experiences of and perspectiveson pain and pain management in nursing homes. A meta-synthesis study using Noblit and Hare&#x2019;s interpretative metaethnographyapproach was conducted. Empirical research papers from journals were collected from various databases. Thesearch process and appraisal determined six articles for inclusion. Two studies were conducted in the US and one each inIceland, Norway, the UK, and Australia. The older people&#x2019;s experiences of pain as well as perspectives on pain managementfrom all involved (older people, their family members, and healthcare staff) were integrated into a theoretical model usingthree themes of &#x2018;&#x2018;identity of pain,&#x2019;&#x2019; &#x2018;&#x2018;recognition of pain,&#x2019;&#x2019; and &#x2018;&#x2018;response to pain.&#x2019;&#x2019; The metaphor of &#x2018;&#x2018;normalizing suffering&#x2019;&#x2019;was devised to illustrate the meaning of pain experiences and pain management in nursing homes. Society&#x2019;s commonattitude that pain is unavoidable and therefore acceptable in old age in society*among older people themselves as well asthose who are responsible for reporting, acknowledging, and relieving pain*must change. The article emphasizes that painas a primary source of suffering can be relieved, provided that older people are encouraged to report their pain. In addition,healthcare staff require sufficient training to take a person-centered approach towards assessment and management of painthat considers all elements of pain.</abstract><type>Journal Article</type><journal>International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-Being</journal><volume>11</volume><journalNumber>1</journalNumber><publisher/><issnPrint>1748-2623</issnPrint><issnElectronic>1748-2631</issnElectronic><keywords>Older people; nursing homes; meta-synthesis; meta-ethnography; pain; pain management; suffering;</keywords><publishedDay>11</publishedDay><publishedMonth>5</publishedMonth><publishedYear>2016</publishedYear><publishedDate>2016-05-11</publishedDate><doi>10.3402/qhw.v11.31203</doi><url>http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/qhw.v11.31203</url><notes/><college>COLLEGE NANME</college><CollegeCode>COLLEGE CODE</CollegeCode><institution>Swansea University</institution><lastEdited>2018-11-13T13:30:21.4153860</lastEdited><Created>2016-05-12T14:15:51.3215986</Created><path><level id="1">College of Human and Health Sciences</level><level id="2">Nursing</level></path><authors><author><firstname>Mojtaba</firstname><surname>Vaismoradi</surname><order>1</order></author><author><firstname>Lisa</firstname><surname>Sk&#xE4;r</surname><order>2</order></author><author><firstname>Siv</firstname><surname>S&#xF6;derberg</surname><order>3</order></author><author><firstname>Terese E.</firstname><surname>Bondas</surname><order>4</order></author></authors><documents><document><filename>0027833-28092016170313.pdf</filename><originalFilename>31203-197937-1-PB.pdf</originalFilename><uploaded>2016-09-28T17:03:13.6230000</uploaded><type>Output</type><contentLength>410944</contentLength><contentType>application/pdf</contentType><version>Version of Record</version><cronfaStatus>true</cronfaStatus><action/><embargoDate>2016-09-28T00:00:00.0000000</embargoDate><documentNotes>&#xA9; 2016 M. Vaismoradi et al. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially, provided the original work is properly cited and states its license.</documentNotes><copyrightCorrect>true</copyrightCorrect></document></documents></rfc1807>
spelling 2018-11-13T13:30:21.4153860 v2 27833 2016-05-12 Normalizing suffering: A meta-synthesis of experiences of and perspectives on pain and pain management in nursing homes b865b33654e99f5cbccdb11350f7b069 Mojtaba Vaismoradi Mojtaba Vaismoradi true false 2016-05-12 Older people who live in nursing homes commonly suffer from pain. Therefore, relieving suffering among older people thatstems from pain demands knowledge improvement through an integration of international knowledge. This study aimed tointegrate current international findings and strengthen the understanding of older people’s experiences of and perspectiveson pain and pain management in nursing homes. A meta-synthesis study using Noblit and Hare’s interpretative metaethnographyapproach was conducted. Empirical research papers from journals were collected from various databases. Thesearch process and appraisal determined six articles for inclusion. Two studies were conducted in the US and one each inIceland, Norway, the UK, and Australia. The older people’s experiences of pain as well as perspectives on pain managementfrom all involved (older people, their family members, and healthcare staff) were integrated into a theoretical model usingthree themes of ‘‘identity of pain,’’ ‘‘recognition of pain,’’ and ‘‘response to pain.’’ The metaphor of ‘‘normalizing suffering’’was devised to illustrate the meaning of pain experiences and pain management in nursing homes. Society’s commonattitude that pain is unavoidable and therefore acceptable in old age in society*among older people themselves as well asthose who are responsible for reporting, acknowledging, and relieving pain*must change. The article emphasizes that painas a primary source of suffering can be relieved, provided that older people are encouraged to report their pain. In addition,healthcare staff require sufficient training to take a person-centered approach towards assessment and management of painthat considers all elements of pain. Journal Article International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-Being 11 1 1748-2623 1748-2631 Older people; nursing homes; meta-synthesis; meta-ethnography; pain; pain management; suffering; 11 5 2016 2016-05-11 10.3402/qhw.v11.31203 http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/qhw.v11.31203 COLLEGE NANME COLLEGE CODE Swansea University 2018-11-13T13:30:21.4153860 2016-05-12T14:15:51.3215986 College of Human and Health Sciences Nursing Mojtaba Vaismoradi 1 Lisa Skär 2 Siv Söderberg 3 Terese E. Bondas 4 0027833-28092016170313.pdf 31203-197937-1-PB.pdf 2016-09-28T17:03:13.6230000 Output 410944 application/pdf Version of Record true 2016-09-28T00:00:00.0000000 © 2016 M. Vaismoradi et al. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially, provided the original work is properly cited and states its license. true
title Normalizing suffering: A meta-synthesis of experiences of and perspectives on pain and pain management in nursing homes
spellingShingle Normalizing suffering: A meta-synthesis of experiences of and perspectives on pain and pain management in nursing homes
Mojtaba, Vaismoradi
title_short Normalizing suffering: A meta-synthesis of experiences of and perspectives on pain and pain management in nursing homes
title_full Normalizing suffering: A meta-synthesis of experiences of and perspectives on pain and pain management in nursing homes
title_fullStr Normalizing suffering: A meta-synthesis of experiences of and perspectives on pain and pain management in nursing homes
title_full_unstemmed Normalizing suffering: A meta-synthesis of experiences of and perspectives on pain and pain management in nursing homes
title_sort Normalizing suffering: A meta-synthesis of experiences of and perspectives on pain and pain management in nursing homes
author_id_str_mv b865b33654e99f5cbccdb11350f7b069
author_id_fullname_str_mv b865b33654e99f5cbccdb11350f7b069_***_Mojtaba, Vaismoradi
author Mojtaba, Vaismoradi
format Journal article
container_title International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-Being
container_volume 11
container_issue 1
publishDate 2016
institution Swansea University
issn 1748-2623
1748-2631
doi_str_mv 10.3402/qhw.v11.31203
college_str College of Human and Health Sciences
hierarchytype
hierarchy_top_id collegeofhumanandhealthsciences
hierarchy_top_title College of Human and Health Sciences
hierarchy_parent_id collegeofhumanandhealthsciences
hierarchy_parent_title College of Human and Health Sciences
department_str Nursing{{{_:::_}}}College of Human and Health Sciences{{{_:::_}}}Nursing
url http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/qhw.v11.31203
document_store_str 1
active_str 0
description Older people who live in nursing homes commonly suffer from pain. Therefore, relieving suffering among older people thatstems from pain demands knowledge improvement through an integration of international knowledge. This study aimed tointegrate current international findings and strengthen the understanding of older people’s experiences of and perspectiveson pain and pain management in nursing homes. A meta-synthesis study using Noblit and Hare’s interpretative metaethnographyapproach was conducted. Empirical research papers from journals were collected from various databases. Thesearch process and appraisal determined six articles for inclusion. Two studies were conducted in the US and one each inIceland, Norway, the UK, and Australia. The older people’s experiences of pain as well as perspectives on pain managementfrom all involved (older people, their family members, and healthcare staff) were integrated into a theoretical model usingthree themes of ‘‘identity of pain,’’ ‘‘recognition of pain,’’ and ‘‘response to pain.’’ The metaphor of ‘‘normalizing suffering’’was devised to illustrate the meaning of pain experiences and pain management in nursing homes. Society’s commonattitude that pain is unavoidable and therefore acceptable in old age in society*among older people themselves as well asthose who are responsible for reporting, acknowledging, and relieving pain*must change. The article emphasizes that painas a primary source of suffering can be relieved, provided that older people are encouraged to report their pain. In addition,healthcare staff require sufficient training to take a person-centered approach towards assessment and management of painthat considers all elements of pain.
published_date 2016-05-11T19:44:06Z
_version_ 1671494155563433984
score 10.735217