Search for dissertations about: "Pain assessment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 322 swedish dissertations containing the words Pain assessment.

  1. 1. Postoperative pain management : Nurse perspectives on acute pain services

    Author : Margareta Warrén-Stomberg; Högskolan i Skövde; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; postoperative pain management; postoperative pain assessment; postoperative pain documentation; VAS; nurse anaesthetist; acute pain services; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; Medical sciences; Medicin; Postoperative pain management; -assessment; -documentation; VAS; nurse anaesthetist; acute pain services.;

    Abstract : Postoperative pain management (POPM) has remained an area of concern despite major efforts to improve pain assessment and management by the introduction of specified guidelines, advanced techniques for pain alleviation, and education of staff members. Different nurse specialists are involved in the perioperative care of surgical patients. READ MORE

  2. 2. Living with Long-Term Pain after a Stroke

    Author : Marita Widar; Gerd Ahlström; Anna-Christina Ek; Fannie Gaston-Johansson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : stroke; central pain; chronic pain; neuropathic pain; nociceptive pain; shoulder; pain; tension-type headache; pain assessment; disability; activities of daily living; coping; health-related quality of life; mood; caring; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to classify and describe long-term pain two years after a stroke and to describe the experiences of pain, and the consequences it has on the persons’ lives. The studies were conducted from a multidimensional perspective on pain, combining quantitative and qualitative methods. READ MORE

  3. 3. Acute postoperative and cancer-related pain management, Patients´ experiences and perceptions in relation to health-related quality of life and the multidimensionality of pain

    Author : Barbro Boström; Anestesiologi och intensivvård; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Anestesiologi; intensivvård; intensive care; Anaesthesiology; SF-36.; postoperative pain; Pain-o-Meter; perceptions; pain management; nursing care; Health-Related Quality of Life; American Pain Society; cancer-related pain; American Pain Society; Postoperative pain; Palliative care; Neoplasms; Health-Related Quality of life; Patient care management; Patients; Pain management; SF-36; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : This thesis describes patients in acute postoperative pain as well as patients with acute cancer-related pain in palliative care, and their experiences and perceptions of pain management in relation to HRQOL and the multidimensionality of pain. A combination of qualitative and quantitative methods was chosen. READ MORE

  4. 4. Post-operative pain management practice : Current situation and challenges within nursing practice in a Thai context

    Author : Manaporn Chatchumni; Henrik Eriksson; Monir Mazaheri; Ampaporn Namvongprom; Kenneth Asplund; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Culture of nursing; Nursing in pain management; Pain assessment; Perception of pain; Pain management; Pain post-operative; Care Sciences; vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : Patients’ recovery after surgery is one of the most important health processes in planned hospital healthcare and has a direct impact on welfare and welfare systems. Therefore, what nurses do in the im­mediate postoperative period is of vital importance. READ MORE

  5. 5. Autonomic reactivity in muscle pain : clinical and experimental assessment

    Author : Nebojsa Kalezic; Eugene Lyskov; Stein Knardahl; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; autonomic reactivity; stress; chronic pain; experimental pain; back; shoulder; neck; Physiology; Fysiologi; Physiology; Fysiologi;

    Abstract : There are numerous indications of possible involvement of the autonomic nervous system in the genesis of chronic pain. The possibility exists that sympathetic activation is related to motor dysfunction and changes in sensory processing, which have otherwise been implicated in musculoskeletal disorders. READ MORE