Réponse à « Repenser les suppositions concernant la survivance au cancer » : une perspective de la discipline infirmière

Tracy L. Truant, Jagbir K. Kohli, Jennifer M.L. Stephens


En réponse à l’article de nos collègues des sciences sociales et humaines, Repenser les suppositions concernant la survivance au cancer (Ristovski-Slijepcevic & Bell, 2014, RCSIO p. 174), nous présentons une perspective de la discipline infirmière sur quelques-uns des messages dominants qui sous-tendraient la survivance au cancer. Nous éclairons des points de disjonction dans leur article en l’examinant de près dans une perspective infirmière afin de décrire et d’expliquer les phénomènes complexes faisant partie inhérente de l’expérience de survivance au cancer et des répercussions de cette dernière sur la pratique clinique. Nous soulignons les possibilités de collaboration avec nos collègues des sciences sociales et humaines afin de promouvoir le développement synergique du savoir qui servira, en bout de ligne, à améliorer les soins dispensés aux personnes vivant pendant et après un cancer.

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