What is it about?
Self-harm tendencies is a growing problem in society and health care, especially among young people. When self-harm is linked to emotional instability it becomes detrimental, both for the individuals themselves and for health care personnel. This paper describes Brief Admission (BA), a new crisis intervention and novel form of inpatient care for individuals with emotional instability and self-harm.
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Why is it important?
This is the first study on nurses’ experience of BA with a focus on the patient-nurse relationship. The findings provide an insight into possibilities and challenges that may occur when BA is used.
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This page is a summary of: Brief admission (BA) for patients with emotional instability and self-harm: nurses’ perspectives - person-centred care in clinical practice, International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-Being, January 2019, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/17482631.2019.1667133.
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