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Uncertainty in Chronic Illness

Uncertainty in Chronic Illness In this chapter, the research on uncertainty in chronic illness is reviewed and critiqued. Two theoretical perspectives of uncertainty that can be applied across the range of chronic illness are presented. Research on the causes and consequences of uncertainty in chronic illness are considered and critiqued. The review addresses research on adults and on parents of chronically ill children. Conclusions include the areas requiring further investigation. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Annual Review of Nursing Research Springer Publishing

Uncertainty in Chronic Illness

Annual Review of Nursing Research , Volume 17 (1): 26 – Jan 1, 1999

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Springer Publishing
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© 2021 Springer Publishing Company
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0739-6686
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1944-4028
DOI
10.1891/0739-6686.17.1.269
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Abstract

In this chapter, the research on uncertainty in chronic illness is reviewed and critiqued. Two theoretical perspectives of uncertainty that can be applied across the range of chronic illness are presented. Research on the causes and consequences of uncertainty in chronic illness are considered and critiqued. The review addresses research on adults and on parents of chronically ill children. Conclusions include the areas requiring further investigation.

Journal

Annual Review of Nursing ResearchSpringer Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 1999

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