Search for dissertations about: "Radiotherapy nurses"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words Radiotherapy nurses.

  1. 1. When children undergo radiotherapy. Exploring care, developing and testing preparation procedures

    Author : Jenny Gårdling; Barns och familjers hälsa; []
    Keywords : Radiotherapy; Children; Parents; Radiotherapy nurses; Information; Preparation; Anxiety; General Anaesthesia;

    Abstract : Radiotherapy (RT) is a repetitive treatment divided into daily fractions, scheduled five days a week from one up to several weeks depending upon the child’s diagnosis. Although RT is painless and non-invasive, children experience anxiety. READ MORE

  2. 2. Patient experiences of the radiotherapy process and treatment

    Author : Kristina Olausson; Björn Zackrisson; Lena Sharp; Ulrika Östlund; Birgitta Johansson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cancer; radiotherapy; radiation skin reactions; patient experience; treatment environment; anxiety; person-centred care; questionnaire.; onkologi; Oncology;

    Abstract : BackgroundMost cancer patients undergo external radiotherapy (RT) at some stage during their treatment trajectory. RT is often associated with unfamiliar procedures where the technical environment, side effects and interaction with staff seem to play a major role in the patient’s treatment experience. READ MORE

  3. 3. Icelandic patients in oncology outpatient care: Distress, coping and satisfaction with care

    Author : Elisabet Hjörleifsdottir; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; communication; satisfaction; health care professionals; outpatients; gender; age; anxiety; travel distance; coping; psychological distress; radiotherapy; chemotherapy; Cancer; measurements; Cytology; oncology; cancerology; Cytologi; onkologi; cancer;

    Abstract : This study was conducted at three oncology outpatient clinics in Iceland. The overall aim was to investigate outpatient psychosocial distress, coping strategies and satisfaction with care and to explore patients? experiences of having cancer while receiving treatment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Oral health and experience of oral care among cancer patients during radio- or chemotherapy

    Author : Kerstin Öhrn; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Medical sciences; oral health. oral status; health-related quality of life; oral care; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : Oral complications and symptoms are common among patients with cancer. The aim of this thesis is to study several aspects of oral status, oral health and its relation to quality of life, and oral care among patients treated with radiotherapy or chemotherapy. Descriptive, comparative and correlational designs were used. READ MORE

  5. 5. Individualised care for patients with breast or prostate cancer aided by an interactive app : a frame of process evaluation

    Author : Marie-Therése Crafoord; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
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    Abstract : Background: Patients receiving outpatient cancer treatment often experience distressing symptoms and unmet needs. Collecting patient-reported outcomes via apps (ePROs) facilitates patient-clinician communication regarding symptoms and is recommended in clinical guidelines. READ MORE