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Revista Gaúcha de Enfermagem

On-line version ISSN 1983-1447

Abstract

WAKIUCHI, Julia; MARCON, Sonia Silva  and  SALES, Catarina Aparecida. Care of cancer patients in the Family Health Strategy: the user’s view. Rev. Gaúcha Enferm. [online]. 2016, vol.37, n.1, e54088.  Epub Mar 01, 2016. ISSN 1983-1447.  https://doi.org/10.1590/1983-1447.2016.01.54088.

Objective

understand the experiences of cancer patients regarding the care received and the relationship with Family Health Strategy professionals.

Method

qualitative research based on Heidegger’s phenomenology held with ten cancer patients living in the coverage area of three healthcare centers in a city in northwestern Paraná. Data were collected at the patients’ homes from November 2012 to February 2013 through open interviews.

Results

some patients were faced with the impersonality of professionals and lack of empathy, interaction, and singling in care whereas others had their expectations met since they experienced a comprehensive care permeated with concern, sharing of feelings, and respect.

Conclusions

the understanding of these experiences raises a reflection on the support that is provided in this instance of care and the importance of overcoming impersonal and inauthentic attitudes in order to transcend to a new level of relationship and care.

Keywords : Family Health Strategy; Neoplasms; Oncology nursing.

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