Search for dissertations about: "Sussanne Börjeson"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words Sussanne Börjeson.

  1. 1. Nausea and emesis in cancer chemotherapy: aspects of occurrence, assessment and treatmeant

    Author : Sussanne Börjeson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Cancer chemotherapy; cancer nursing; nausea; emesis; antiemetics; well-being;

    Abstract : Nausea and emesis are two of the most distressing side-effects cancer patients may experience during chemotherapy. The general aim of this thesis was to acquire knowledge to be used for improving the care of cancer patients during chemotherapy, in particular for the prevention and palliation of chemotherapy-induced nausea and emesis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Neurotoxic side effects and impact on daily life in patients with colorectal cancer with adjuvant oxaliplatin-based chemotherapy

    Author : Jenny Drott; Carina Berterö; Hans Starkhammar; Karin Kjellgren; Sussanne Börjeson; Yvonne Wengström; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cancer care; Cancer nursing; Colorectal cancer; Neurotoxicity; Neuropathy; Oxaliplatin; Chemotherapy; Patient-reported outcomes; Health; Qualitative study; Longitudinal study; mHealth;

    Abstract : Introduction: Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the most common cancers globally. Chemotherapeutic drugs are frequently used in postoperative treatment. The platinum compound oxaliplatin (OXA) is an option for adjuvant treatment of patients with resected CRC, and has been shown to improve survival. OXA-induced neurotoxic side effects are common (e. READ MORE

  3. 3. Nausea and vomiting in patients receiving acupuncture, sham acupuncture or standard care during radiotherapy

    Author : Anna Enblom; Sussanne Börjeson; Gunnar Steineck; Mats Hammar; Elisabet Stener-Victorin; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Acupuncture; Cancer; Emesis; Placebo; Radiotherapy; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Background and aim: Many patients with cancer experience emesis (nausea and vomiting) during radiotherapy. The overall aim of this thesis was to improve the situation for patients with risk for emesis during radiotherapy, by evaluating emesis in patients receiving verum (genuine) acupuncture, sham (simulated) acupuncture or standard care during radiotherapy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Health-related quality of life during and after stem cell transplantation

    Author : Ulla Frödin; Sussanne Börjeson; Kourosh Lotfi; Linköpings universitet; []
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    Abstract : Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) is an established treatment for a variety of malignant diseases, as well as a small proportion of non-malignant disorders. The treatment before the HSCT (called conditioning) can be either myeloablative (MAC) or given with reduced intensity (RIC). READ MORE

  5. 5. Telephone advice nursing : communication, patient satisfaction and tool development

    Author : Christina Johnson; Sussanne Börjeson; Malou Lindberg; Susan Wilhelmsson; Inger Holmström; Pia Tingström; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background: Telenursing has rapidly expanded in many countries. In Sweden, a national telephone advisory nursing service reaches the entire nation and receives approximately 4,5 million calls per year. READ MORE