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Att leva med KOL: En litteraturstudie
Umeå University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Nursing.
2015 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Living with COPD : A litterature study (English)
Abstract [sv]

Bakgrund

Kronisk obstruktiv lungsjukdom är en sjukdom som är irreversibel och påverkar andningen negativt hos dem som lider av den och visar sig genom ett stort antal symtom. Sjukdomen skapar stort lidande och försvårar förmågan att leva ett normalt liv med hög livskvalité. Det beräknas vara den tredje största dödsorsaken i världen 2030 enligt världshälsoorganisationen.

Syfte

Att beskriva personers erfarenheter av att leva med Kronisk obstruktiv lungsjukdom

 Metod

Studien utgörs av en litteraturstudie med fjorton artiklar. Artiklarnas resultat sammanfattades och gick från delarna till en ny helhet. En kvalitetsgranskning och analys utfördes för att skapa resultatet.

Resultat

Resultatet presenterades med fyra huvudkategorier: Att inte få luft, Förändrad livssituation, Beroende av stöd och Information och hantering. Till huvudkategorierna skapades följande tio underkategorier: Andnöd/andfåddhet, Ångest, Trötthet, Förluster, Skam, Miljöanpassning, Anhöriga, Hjälpmedel, Undervisning och information och Hantering och strategier.

Konklusion

Litteraturstudien visade att en stor dimension av symtom påverkar personer som lever med Kronisk obstruktiv lungsjukdom. Det behövs vidare forskning angående personers erfarenhet av sjukdomen men denna litteraturstudie har gett en inblick i några av de erfarenheter personerna lever med.

Abstract [en]

Background

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is an irreversible disease and it’s effecting the breathing in a negative way for those suffering by the disease and it’s shown by many different symptoms. The disease creates big suffering and obstructs the ability to live a normal life with high quality of life. It is expected to be the third largest cause of death worldwide in 2030, according to the World Health Organization.

Aim To describe people's experiences of living with chronic obstructive lung disease.

Method The study is a literature study with fourteen articles. The result from the articles were summarized and went from parts into a new whole. An inspection of quality and analysis was performed to create the result.

Result

The result were presented with four main categories: Unable to breathe, Change of way of life, Depending on support, Information and management. To the main categories were ten under categories created:  Shortness of breath/breathlessness, Anxiety, Fatigue, Losses, Adaptation to environment, Relatives, Utilities, Education and information and Management and strategies.

Conclusion The literature study showed that there’s a major dimension of symptoms affecting people living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The literature review showed that a large dimension of symptoms are affecting people living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. We need further research on people's experience of the disease, but this study has provided an insight into some of the experiences people are living with.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2015. , 52 p.
Keyword [en]
COPD, experiences, suffering, literature study, Support, Breathlessness
Keyword [sv]
KOL, Erfarenheter, Lidande, Stöd, Litteraturstudie, Andfåddhet/andnöd.
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Nursing
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-119235OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-119235DiVA: diva2:919710
Educational program
Nursing Programme; Nursing Programme
Presentation
2016-04-14, 15:55 (Swedish)
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Available from: 2016-05-04 Created: 2016-04-14 Last updated: 2016-05-04Bibliographically approved

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