EXPERIENCES OF NURSE SURVIVORS ON DISASTER: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW

Sekar Hanafi

Abstract


Background: Majoring attention to disaster survivors sometimes makes a fact that nurses who are survivor as well are being forgotten. This study reviews conducted researches using nurses’ narrative as analyzed data then provides a review on how they working, coping and learning when giving medical assistance during disaster.

Method: Using a systematic review, literature is identified through PubMed and Scopus using “nurse”, “nursing”, “experience” “disaster” ”“survivor” “coping” and “Asia” as keywords.

Finding: Nine (7) publications representing nurses’ experience from United Stated, Taiwan, New Zealand, Haiti and China are reviewed from a total of 2672 retrieved articles.

Result: While experience various challenge as survivors who are also in delivering aid during disaster, nurses can handle, cope and learn from their recent experience. To enhance nurses’ wellbeing, the considerable contribution from nurses’ organization in collaboration with government is highly recommended.


Keywords


Experience, nurse, survivor, disaster

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