The experience of surviving life-threatening injury: A qualitative synthesis

Rebekah OGILVIE, Andrea Mccloughen, Kate Curtis, Kim FOSTER

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To summarize and synthesize research that explored the experience of surviving life-threatening injury in adolescents, young persons and adults. Methods: Informed by systematic literature review strategies, a description of the experience of individuals who survived life-threatening injury was sought by reviewing 13 studies with qualitative data on the phenomena. Data were managed using NVivo software and synthesized using thematic analysis to elicit meaning
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)312-320
Number of pages9
JournalInternational Nursing Review
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes


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