Why Bangladeshi nurses avoid ‘nursing’: Social and structural factors on hospital wards in Bangladesh
作者: Mary B. HadleyLauren S. BlumSaraana MujaddidShahana ParveenSadid NuremowlaMohammad Enamul HaqueMohammad Ullah
作者单位: 1Ministry of Health/DFID, Copperbelt Province, Zambia
2ICDDR,B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
3ActionAid Bangladesh, Bangladesh
4Plan Bangladesh, Bangladesh
5Bangladesh Friendship Education Society, Bangladesh
刊名: Social Science & Medicine, 2006, Vol.64 (6), pp.1166-1177
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2006.06.030
关键词: BangladeshSocial conflictCultural valuesNurse–patient relationshipQualitative research
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)In response to concerns that nurses spend less than 6% of their time on direct patient care, this study explored factors that influence nurses’ behaviour in the provision of ‘hands on’ care in hospitals in Bangladesh. Through in-depth interviews with female nurses and patients and their co-workers in six hospitals, we identified conflicts between the inherited British model of nursing and Bangladeshi societal norms. This was most evident in the areas of night duty, contact with strangers, and involvement in ‘dirty’ work. The public was said to associate nursing activities with commercial sex work. As a consequence, their value on the ‘bride market’ decreases. To minimise the stigma associated with their profession, nurses in government hospitals distance themselves from...
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影响因子:2.733 (2012)

  • nursing 护理
  • supervision 监视
  • their 他们的
  • support 支柱
  • accountability 有责任
  • workforce 劳动力
  • providing 只要
  • themselves 本身
  • implementation 执行
  • conflict 冲突