Search for dissertations about: "Anna-clara Rullander"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Anna-clara Rullander.

  1. 1. Adolescents' experiences of undergoing scoliosis surgery psychological aspects and patterns of pain

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Anna-Clara Rullander; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Scoliosis; Nursing; Perioperative care; Pain; Adolescent; Recovery;

    Abstract : Background: Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) affects 1 – 3% of all children aged 10 – 16 years; of these approximately 80% are girls. Scoliosis surgery is a major (one of the most extensive) elective paediatric orthopaedic procedure and is known to cause severe and excruciating pain that requires advanced postoperative pain management. READ MORE