Chapter 13. Sexuality and People with Acute Illness

  1. Hazel Heath and
  2. Isabel White
  1. Danny Kelly

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774342.ch13

The Challenge of Sexuality in Health Care

The Challenge of Sexuality in Health Care

How to Cite

Heath, H. and White, I. (2001) Sexuality and People with Acute Illness, in The Challenge of Sexuality in Health Care, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774342.ch13

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 26 OCT 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632048045

Online ISBN: 9780470774342

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Keywords:

  • sexuality;
  • health care;
  • intensive care;
  • nursing theory;
  • acute illness

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Changing Awareness of Sexuality in Acute Illness

  • Dimensions of Sexuality, Power and Acute Illness

  • Sexual Function and Acute Illness

  • Sexuality and Research into Other Acute Conditions

  • Strategies for Encouraging Awareness of Sexual Health Needs in Acute Settings

  • The Importance of Sexual Identity and the Acute Illness Experience

  • Conclusion

  • References