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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/335485
Category:
Full-text
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Life Experiences of Donors in Living Donor Liver Transplantation
Author(s):
Wu, Mei-Yun
Lead Author STTI Affiliation:
Non-member
Author Details:
Mei-Yun Wu, RN, t3708589@yahoo.com.tw
Abstract:
Session presented on Saturday, July 26, 2014: Purpose: This study aimed to investigate the lived experiences of living liver transplant donors (LLTD). A total of 8 donors, who had been in an intensive care unit post-op from donating partial livers and transferred to a step down unit, participated in this study in a medical center located in Southern Taiwan. Methods: This study was conducted with the phenomenological method. Data were collected through observations and interviews. The in-depth interview was used to collect data, with recording, was performed with purposive sampling and using. The researcher then transcribed the recorded contents verbatim and utilized the Colaizzi (1978) phenomenological analytical method. Results: The information collected was then inducted and systematically sorted of the life experiences of LLTD. Which is manifested in five themes: self constructed meanings of liver transplant behaviors, conflicts of their beliefs and choices, the adaptive processes of the operation, physical sensations after surgery, and the gains and losses of the physical donor body. Conclusion: Through this study, the researchers discovered the lived experiences and the process of the LLTDs. Not only does this study show the donors' personal in-depth and close experiences towards the processes of liver transplantation, the results of this study could provide insight of caring for donors' physical safety and their psychological comforts. Furthermore, this study could improve the quality of nursing care and provide holistic care of liver transplantation donor.
Keywords:
Living donor; life experiences; Living Donor Liver Transplantation
Repository Posting Date:
17-Nov-2014
Date of Publication:
11 ; 11
Other Identifiers:
INRC14PST200
Conference Date:
2014
Conference Name:
25th International Nursing Research Congress
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference Location:
Hong Kong
Description:
International Nursing Research Congress, 2014 Theme: Engaging Colleagues: Improving Global Health Outcomes. Held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wanchai, Hong Kong

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dc.language.isoen_USen_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.type.categoryFull-texten
dc.typePresentationen
dc.titleLife Experiences of Donors in Living Donor Liver Transplantationen
dc.contributor.authorWu, Mei-Yunen
dc.contributor.departmentNon-memberen
dc.author.detailsMei-Yun Wu, RN, t3708589@yahoo.com.twen
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/335485-
dc.description.abstractSession presented on Saturday, July 26, 2014: Purpose: This study aimed to investigate the lived experiences of living liver transplant donors (LLTD). A total of 8 donors, who had been in an intensive care unit post-op from donating partial livers and transferred to a step down unit, participated in this study in a medical center located in Southern Taiwan. Methods: This study was conducted with the phenomenological method. Data were collected through observations and interviews. The in-depth interview was used to collect data, with recording, was performed with purposive sampling and using. The researcher then transcribed the recorded contents verbatim and utilized the Colaizzi (1978) phenomenological analytical method. Results: The information collected was then inducted and systematically sorted of the life experiences of LLTD. Which is manifested in five themes: self constructed meanings of liver transplant behaviors, conflicts of their beliefs and choices, the adaptive processes of the operation, physical sensations after surgery, and the gains and losses of the physical donor body. Conclusion: Through this study, the researchers discovered the lived experiences and the process of the LLTDs. Not only does this study show the donors' personal in-depth and close experiences towards the processes of liver transplantation, the results of this study could provide insight of caring for donors' physical safety and their psychological comforts. Furthermore, this study could improve the quality of nursing care and provide holistic care of liver transplantation donor.en
dc.subjectLiving donoren
dc.subjectlife experiencesen
dc.subjectLiving Donor Liver Transplantationen
dc.date.available2014-11-17T13:53:36Z-
dc.date.issued11/17/2014-
dc.date.issued11/17/2014en
dc.date.accessioned2014-11-17T13:53:36Z-
dc.conference.date2014en
dc.conference.name25th International Nursing Research Congressen
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursingen
dc.conference.locationHong Kongen
dc.descriptionInternational Nursing Research Congress, 2014 Theme: Engaging Colleagues: Improving Global Health Outcomes. Held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wanchai, Hong Kongen
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