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Revista de Enfermagem Referência

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FIGUEIREDO, Ângela Maria Sousa; ALMEIDA, Cristina Maria Sequeira; SANTOS, Maria Margarida Oliveira  y  CARNEIRO, Clarisse Fontoura. Adolescents' experiences during hospitalisation in a paediatric unit. Rev. Enf. Ref. [online]. 2015, vol.serIV, n.6, pp.105-114. ISSN 0874-0283.  http://dx.doi.org/10.12707/RIV14041.

Background: Adolescence is a key stage of development characterised by rapid changes and adoption of behaviours with significant health consequences. Given that adolescents were indiscriminately assisted in paediatric or adult units, the extension of paediatric care up to 18-year-olds required the creation of a suitable environment to the specific needs of adolescents. Objectives: To understand the experiences of adolescents during hospitalisation and identify their needs. Methodology: Qualitative, descriptive and exploratory study. Data were collected through interviews to 12 adolescents aged between 12 and 17 years who had been hospitalised for more than 72 hours. Results: Adolescents value the relationship with the professionals and the unit characteristics. They feel confined and miss their usual activities, personal objects, and family. Pain and invasive procedures are the most complicated experiences. They enjoy being in a paediatric unit. Conclusion: Understanding the experiences of adolescents about their contact with healthcare services contributes to identifying their needs and the best practices for provision of youth services.

Palabras clave : adolescence; health; hospitalization; experiences; take care.

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