Search for dissertations about: "Kärstin Bolse"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Kärstin Bolse.

  1. 1. Caring for Patients with an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Experiences of Patients and Healthcare Professionals

    University dissertation from Linköping : Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Linköping University

    Author : Kärstin Bolse; Högskolan i Halmstad.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Nursing; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Omvårdnad; ICD-implantation; healthcare professional; life situation; organisation of care; experiences; satisfaction; uncertainty; clinical aspects; heart diseases; patient satisfaction; quality of life; health personnel; hjärtsjukdomar; patienttillfredsställelse; livskvalitet; sjukvårdspersonal; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Background: An Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) is a technical device used in the treatment of ventricular arrhythmias. After the implantation of an ICD the entire life situation can be affected with psychological and social consequences for the patient and his/her next of kin. READ MORE

  2. 2. Living with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator : Swedish and US patients' experiences of their life situation

    University dissertation from Linköping : Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Linköping University

    Author : Kärstin Bolse; Högskolan i Halmstad.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; CHD; ICD-implantation; MUIS; life situation; QLI; Quality of life; phenomenography; satisfaction; uncertainty; Implantable defibrillators; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; . ICD-implantation;

    Abstract : The general aim of this study was to describe changes in uncertainty and satisfaction as well as to explore how patients with an ICD experience their life situation over a two year period. The design was explorative and descriptive, combining both quantitative and qualitative approaches. Data were collected from two locations, Sweden and the US. READ MORE