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Recurrent Pregnancy Loss and Chronic Sorrow

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dc.contributor.author Larochelle, Karen
dc.date.accessioned 2012-11-11T19:42:47Z
dc.date.available 2012-11-11T19:42:47Z
dc.date.issued 2012-09-30
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2429/43576
dc.description.abstract Recurrent pregnancy loss refers to three or more consecutive miscarriages and affects an estimated 1% of conceiving couples. This paper examines recurrent pregnancy loss in relation to the middle-range nursing theory of chronic sorrow using a comprehensive literature review with autobiographical narrative as an exemplar, and includes a practice innovation designed for women experiencing pregnancy loss. The author suggests chronic sorrow is a normal response to recurrent pregnancy loss that gives validity to these women’s grief experiences, which nurses are well placed to assess for and address. en
dc.language.iso eng en
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5 Canada
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/3.0/
dc.subject Recurrent Pregnancy Loss en
dc.subject Miscarriage en
dc.subject Chronic Sorrow en
dc.title Recurrent Pregnancy Loss and Chronic Sorrow en
dc.type text en
dc.contributor.supervisor Reekie, Manuela
dc.type.text Graduating Project en
dc.description.affiliation Nursing, School of en
dc.description.reviewstatus Unreviewed en
dc.rights.copyright Karen Larochelle en
dc.description.scholarlevel Graduate en


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