publication . Article . 2014

Technology and communication in hospital care for chronically ill patients from the Habermasian perspective

Rich-Ruiz, Manuel; Maria Manuela Martins; Rodríguez-Borrego, María-Aurora;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 2014
  • Publisher: Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Programa de Pós Graduação em Enfermagem
Abstract
The objectives of the study were to describe situations involving instrumental and communicative actions that take place in nursing and to explore the difficulties in communicative action. It was an ethnographic study conducted among nurses from two large hospitals in Spain and Portugal. Data collection took place through participant observation and semi-structured interviews. It was then followed up by a survey. A discourse analysis and quantitative analysis were performed (on the survey). The nurses' work consisted mainly of instrumental actions. Among the social actions, those of a strategic type predominate, whereas communicative actions are scarce and non-s...
Subjects
free text keywords: Professional practice, Philosophy in nursing, Professional-patient relations, Communication, Knowledge, attitudes and practices in health, Prática profissional, Filosofia em enfermagem, Relações profissional-paciente, Comunicação, Conhecimentos, atitudes e prática em saúde, Práctica profesional, Filosofía en enfermería, Relaciones profesional-paciente, Comunicación, Conocimientos, actitudes y práctica en salud, Medicine, R, Nursing, RT1-120, Humanities, business.industry, business
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publication . Article . 2014

Technology and communication in hospital care for chronically ill patients from the Habermasian perspective

Rich-Ruiz, Manuel; Maria Manuela Martins; Rodríguez-Borrego, María-Aurora;