Asking sensitive questions: accessing the ‘private’ account
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Asking sensitive questions: accessing the ‘private’ account

Mary Wilson Advanced nurse practitioner for bladder and bowel health, Westwood Hospital, Beverley, UK

Mary Wilson discusses how she was able to get the views of self-conscious participants

People living with faecal incontinence (FI) are often reluctant to talk to family or healthcare professionals about their feelings and the effects FI has on their lives. This paper provides an account of a continence nurse specialist undertaking a study using guided interviews to elicit the views of 22 people with FI.

Nurse Researcher. 16, 4, 31-39. doi: 10.7748/nr2009.07.16.4.31.c7159

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