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Blood transfusion from the recipient's perspective


Fitzgerald, MA and Thorp, D and Hodgkinson, B, Blood transfusion from the recipient's perspective, Journal of Clinical Nursing, 8, (5) pp. 593-601. ISSN 0962-1067 (1999) [Refereed Article]

DOI: doi:10.1046/j.1365-2702.1999.00291.x


This paper reports on an interpretative research study that set out to develop a rich description of patients' experiences of the process of preparing for and receiving a blood transfusion. The themes of information-giving and receiving; reactions, both physical and emotional; and the care and treatment participants received through the experience are presented.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:blood transfusion, information-giving, phenomenology
Research Division:Health Sciences
Research Group:Nursing
Research Field:Acute care
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Provision of health and support services
Objective Field:Nursing
UTAS Author:Fitzgerald, MA (Professor Mary Fitzgerald)
ID Code:64180
Year Published:1999
Web of Science® Times Cited:9
Deposited By:Nurse Education Unit
Deposited On:2010-07-02
Last Modified:2010-07-02

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