Affiliation: Hedmark University College
- Gaining access to the life-world of women suffering from stroke: methodological issues in empirical phenomenological studiesKari Kvigne
Faculty of Social Work, Hedmark University College, Elverum, Norway
J Adv Nurs 40:61-8. 2002..The objectives of the discussion are: (1) to show what is involved in investigating changes in the life-world caused by illness and (2) to show what must be taken into consideration to obtain adequate descriptions of the changes...
- Fighting back--struggling to continue life and preserve the self following a strokeKari Kvigne
Hedmark College, Faculty of Social Work, Hedmark University College, Elverum, Norway
Health Care Women Int 25:370-87. 2004..On the other hand, supporting them in transforming these roles may secure their sense of self and a continued meaningful life...
- The nature of nursing care and rehabilitation of female stroke survivors: the perspective of hospital nursesKari Kvigne
Faculty of Nursing, Hedmark University College, Elverum, Norway
J Clin Nurs 14:897-905. 2005..The objectives were to uncover how the nurses perceived the care of female stroke survivors and to explore whether, and in what way, the nurses paid attention to the fact that the patients were women...
- Living with bodily strangeness: women's experiences of their changing and unpredictable body following a strokeKari Kvigne
Hedmark University College, Faculty of Social Work, 2418 Elverum, Norway
Qual Health Res 13:1291-310. 2003..Their experiences can be summarized under three major themes: The Unpredictable Body, The Demanding Body, and The Extended Body...