Browsing Section for General Practice by Author "Malterud, Kirsti"
Hope in action - facing cardiac death: A qualitative study of patients with life-threatening disease Schaufel, Margrethe Aase; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik; Malterud, Kirsti (Informa Healthcare, 2011-03-18)Coping with existential challenges is important when struck by serious disease, but apart from cancer and palliative care little is known about how patients deal with such issues and maintain hope. To explore how patients ...Journal articlePeer reviewed
‘‘If you cannot tolerate that risk, you should never become a physician’’: a qualitative study about existential experiences among physicians Schaufel, Margrethe Aase; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik; Malterud, Kirsti (BMJ Publishing Group, 2008)Background and objectives: Physicians are exposed to matters of existential character at work, but little is known about the personal impact of such issues. Methods: To explore how physicians experience and cope with ...Journal articlePeer reviewed
‘‘So you think I’ll survive?’’: a qualitative study about doctor-patient dialogues preceding high-risk cardiac surgery or intervention Schaufel, Margrethe Aase; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik; Malterud, Kirsti (BMJ Publishing Group, 2009)Objective: To explore doctor-patient interactions and decision-making processes before high-risk cardiac surgery or intervention with special attention to existential challenges. Design, setting and participants: We ...Journal articlePeer reviewed