Staff experiences in paediatric trauma services:Exploring perceptions of resilience when dealing with distress

Foat-Smith, Gemma (2017) Staff experiences in paediatric trauma services:Exploring perceptions of resilience when dealing with distress. PhD thesis, UNSPECIFIED.

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Abstract

Understanding how health professionals manage distress in paediatric health settings represents an area that has been understudied. The current study aimed to explore resilience amongst staff working in a paediatric trauma health setting. Seven health professionals were recruited and the data analysed using Interpretative Phenomenological Approach (IPA). The findings highlight the importance of self-awareness in understanding resilience amongst professionals working in this context. This was particularly in considering the professional and physical limitations of the individual. Further research is recommended in further developing a theoretical understanding of resilience in this context. Recommendations for supporting professionals in maintaining and developing resilience are made.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Departments: Faculty of Health and Medicine > Health Research
ID Code: 87789
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 15 Sep 2017 12:18
Refereed?: No
Published?: Unpublished
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2020 00:11
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/87789

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