Indian Journal of Psychiatric Nursing

ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year
: 2022  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 16--27

Lived experiences and ensuing notion of staff nurses as COVID-19 survivors in India: A phenomenological approach


Pushpa Oraon, Rajni Thapa, Johny Kutty Joseph, Rupali 
 Department of Nursing, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi College of Nursing, Katra, Jammu and Kashmir, India

Correspondence Address:
Mr. Johny Kutty Joseph
Shri Mata Vaishno Devi College of Nursing, Katra, Jammu and Kashmir
India

Background: Nurses are central to the entire spectrum of responses to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic including the mental health effects of the outbreak. Methods: This study investigated a significant number of Physiological and Psychological Experiences and Ensuing the notion of staff nurses as COVID-19 Survivors using Phenomenological Approach. A total of 12 interviews were conducted with 12 participants. Results: The study result was described into five main thematic categories which included Preparedness for COVID-19, Physiological Experiences, Practices Social Distancing, Psychological Experiences, and Ensuing notion toward pandemic. We found that nurses were presented with mild-to-moderate physiological symptoms of COVID-19 illness. As well as, negative psychological experiences existed in the early stage of recovery among nurses; later they themselves developed optimistic and adjustment approaches to cope up with the situation to stay mentally healthy. Conclusion: In the ensuing notion Nurses' suggested to follow the Universal Precautions, Self coping style and more emphasizes to add herbal and ayurvedic remedies in their balanced diet.


How to cite this article:
Oraon P, Thapa R, Joseph JK, Rupali. Lived experiences and ensuing notion of staff nurses as COVID-19 survivors in India: A phenomenological approach.Indian J Psy Nsg 2022;19:16-27


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Oraon P, Thapa R, Joseph JK, Rupali. Lived experiences and ensuing notion of staff nurses as COVID-19 survivors in India: A phenomenological approach. Indian J Psy Nsg [serial online] 2022 [cited 2022 Oct 1 ];19:16-27
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