Nurs Res 2015 Jul-Aug;64(4):264-71
Berit Mjörnheim, RN, MSc, is Lecturer; Anders Rosendahl, RN, MSc, is Lecturer; and Lennart C. Eriksson, MD, PhD, is Professor, Division of Pathology, Departmentof Laboratory Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden. Christina Takman, RN, PhD, is Senior Lecturer, Division of Nursing, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.
Background: The rate of autopsies has dropped to low levels in Western countries.
Objective: The aim of this study was to describe the experiences and attitudes of registered nurses (RNs) and physicians (MD) toward clinical autopsies in neonatal and adult hospital care in Sweden.
Methods: RNs and MDs in neonatal and adult care specialized clinics at a university-affiliated hospital in Sweden were surveyed. Read More