publication . Article . 2017

Gastric bypass - ingen snarvei til ny livsstil : pasienterfaringer to år etter kirurgi

Rebecca Jane Foreman; Åshild Torgersen; Marit Hegg Reime; Sissel Eikeland Husebø;
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  • Published: 09 Jun 2017 Journal: Nordisk tidsskrift for helseforskning, volume 13 (issn: 1504-3614, eissn: 1891-2982, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: UiT The Arctic University of Norway
  • Country: Norway
Abstract
Gastric bypass – no quick fix for lifestyle changes. Patient experiences two years after bariatric surgery. The aim of the study was to examine which factors affect the patient's ability to cope with lifestyle changes, the importance of social support to maintain lifestyle changes and how patients experience follow-up from healthcare professionals, two years after surgery. A qualitative exploratory design was chosen. Three focus group interviews were conducted with 13 patients. Content analysis was used to analyse the interviews. The findings revealed three themes; from knowledge to action, the importance of social support, and insufficient follow-up from the he...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: sense organsskin and connective tissue diseases
free text keywords: gastric bypass; social support; focus group; follow-up; coping; healthcare providers; vektreduserende kirurgi; sosial støtte; fokusgruppe; oppfølging; mestring; helsepersonell, vektreduserende kirurgi, sosial støtte, healthcare providers, helsepersonell, oppfølging, follow up care, fokusgruppe, mestring, coping, :Medisinske Fag: 700 [VDP], follow-up, RT1-120, Medicine, business.industry, business, Nursing, Gastric bypass, Social support, Exploratory research, Everyday life, Content analysis, Peer review, Coping (psychology), Focus group
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