Parenting a child with chronic illness: a metasynthesis

Pediatr Nurs. Jan-Feb 2006;32(1):51-9.

Abstract

Increasing numbers of children are diagnosed with chronic illnesses each year. Some parents are finding themselves providing all the care to these children. The experience of parents caring for a child with a chronic illness is examined in this metasynthesis.

Publication types

  • Meta-Analysis

MeSH terms

  • Adaptation, Psychological
  • Adult
  • Anthropology, Cultural
  • Attitude to Health*
  • Child
  • Child Advocacy
  • Child Care
  • Chronic Disease* / nursing
  • Chronic Disease* / psychology
  • Cost of Illness
  • Fear
  • Female
  • Grief
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Nurse's Role
  • Nursing Methodology Research / organization & administration*
  • Parenting / psychology*
  • Parents / psychology*
  • Pediatric Nursing / organization & administration
  • Qualitative Research*
  • Quality of Life
  • Research Design
  • Stress, Psychological / psychology