Cocreation as a Caring Phenomenon: Nurses' Experiences in Palliative Home Care

A1 Journal article (refereed)

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Publication Details

List of Authors: Jessica Hemberg, Elisabeth Bergdahl
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
Publication year: 2019
Journal: Holistic Nursing Practice
Volume number: 33
Issue number: 5
Start page: 273
End page: 284
eISSN: 1550-5138


Background: A new concept in palliative care, co-creation appears
to be a part of caring in nursing but has not yet been explored as a caring

The aim: The aim was to, from a caring science perspective,
explore how co-creation can be experienced as a phenomenon by nurses working in
palliative home care.

Research design, participants and research context: A hermeneutical approach and thematic analysis were
used. The material consisted of texts from in-depth interviews with twelve
nurses in a home care context.

Ethical considerations: Informed consent regarding study participation and
the storage and handling of data for research purposes was sought from

Findings: One main theme and four
subthemes emerged.

Co-creation can be viewed as an essential part of caring and being involved in patients’ health and holistic
care is a profound endeavor.
Further research should focus on illuminating co-creation from patients’


Co-creation as a caring phenomenon; experiences fr

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