Search for dissertations about: "Anna-Lena Birkeland"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Anna-Lena Birkeland.

  1. 1. Psychosocial aspects of living with congenital heart disease : child, family, and professional perspectives

    Author : Anna-Lena Birkeland; Annika Rydberg; Bruno Hägglöf; Lennart Köhler; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; breaking bad news; children adolescents; congenital heart disease; communication; content analyse; coping; counselling; interprofessional team; medical education; patient relationships; paediatric cardiology; professional role; psychosocial inventory method; qualitative method; quantitative method stress; teamwork;

    Abstract : Background: The vast majority of infants born with congenital heart disease (CHD) reach adulthood because of the developments in cardiology in recent decades. This thesis aims to describe the psychosocial situation of child/adolescent cardiac patients and their families, investigate the situation faced by parents and siblings initially and over time, investigate the approaches paediatric cardiologists use in encountering the family, and describe the teamwork occurring in paediatric cardiology teams (PCTs) in Sweden. READ MORE