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Kvinnors upplevelser av mastektomi: En litteraturstudie
Umeå University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Nursing.
Umeå University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Nursing.
2018 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Women’s experiences following a mastectomy : A literature studie (English)
Abstract [sv]

Bakgrund: Bröstcancer är den vanligaste cancerformen som drabbar kvinnor. Den behandlas vanligen med kirurgi, så kallade total/partiell mastektomi. Kvinnor som genomgått en mastektomi kan uppleva förändringen av kroppen på olika sätt. Därför krävs det kunskap om hur kvinnorna upplever följderna av en mastektomi.

Syfte: Syftet med studien var att beskriva kvinnors upplevelser efter utförd total/partiell mastektomi vid en diagnostiserad bröstcancer.

Metod: Litteraturstudien är utförd med hjälp av åtta kvalitativa artiklar som har kvalitetsgranskats med hjälp av SBU:s granskningsmall för kvalitativa studier som sedan sammanställts. Därefter har artiklarna analyserats inspirerat av kvalitativ innehållsanalys. Artikelsökningen utfördes genom databaserna CINAHL, PsycINFO och PubMed.

Resultat: Efter mastektomin upplevde kvinnorna en förändrad kropp, självbild, relationer och behovet att anpassa sitt liv efter en ny kropp.   

Konklusion: Litteraturstudien visar att mastektomin påverkar kvinnan fysiskt, psykiskt, socialt och hennes livssituation blev förändrad och att detta är viktigt att ta hänsyn till i omvårdnaden.

Abstract [en]

Background: Breast cancer is the most common cancer form that affects women. It is usually treated with surgery, so-called total/partial mastectomy. Women who have undergone a mastectomy can experience the change of the body in different ways. Therefore, knowledge of how women experience the effects of a mastectomy is required.

Purpose: The aim of the study was to describe women with a diagnosed breast cancer experiences after a mastectomy

Method: The literature study was conducted using eight qualitative articles that are quality-reviewed used the review template by SBU for qualitative studies and later compiled. Then the articles have been analyzed inspired by qualitative content analysis. The article search was performed through the databases CINAHL, PsycINFO and PubMed.

Result: After the mastectomy, women experienced a change in their bodies, self-image, relationships and she had to adjust her new life for her changed body.

Conclusion: The literature study shows that the mastectomy affects the woman physically, mentally, socially and her life situation was changed and that this is important to take into account in nursing care.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2018. , p. 52
Keywords [en]
Breast cancer, mastectomy, experiences, body image, self-image.
Keywords [sv]
Bröstcancer, mastektomi, upplevelser, kroppsuppfattning, självbild.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-145508OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-145508DiVA, id: diva2:1188586
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Available from: 2018-06-28 Created: 2018-03-07 Last updated: 2018-06-28Bibliographically approved

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