Search for dissertations about: "breaking bad news"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words breaking bad news.

  1. 1. Psychosocial aspects of living with congenital heart disease : child, family, and professional perspectives

    Author : Anna-Lena Birkeland; Annika Rydberg; Bruno Hägglöf; Lennart Köhler; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; breaking bad news; children adolescents; congenital heart disease; communication; content analyse; coping; counselling; interprofessional team; medical education; patient relationships; paediatric cardiology; professional role; psychosocial inventory method; qualitative method; quantitative method stress; teamwork;

    Abstract : Background: The vast majority of infants born with congenital heart disease (CHD) reach adulthood because of the developments in cardiology in recent decades. This thesis aims to describe the psychosocial situation of child/adolescent cardiac patients and their families, investigate the situation faced by parents and siblings initially and over time, investigate the approaches paediatric cardiologists use in encountering the family, and describe the teamwork occurring in paediatric cardiology teams (PCTs) in Sweden. READ MORE

  2. 2. Being a Pediatric Oncologist: A Nationwide Study of Personal Resources and Difficulties When Working with Children with Cancer

    Author : Margaretha Stenmarker; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; physician; pediatric oncology; nationwide study; well-being; stress-resilience; life satisfaction; motivational factors; breaking bad news; emotional distress; instrument development;

    Abstract : Being a pediatric oncologist involves facing medical challenges, life-threatening conditions, psychosocial issues and existential provocation. The first nationwide study of 90 Swedish pediatric oncologists focuses on the psychological aspects for physicians meeting children with cancer, as well as physician-related factors promoting health and well-being. READ MORE

  3. 3. Balancing - Cancer from a primary care perspective. Diagnosis, posttraumatic stress, and end-of-life care

    Author : Hans Thulesius; Allmänmedicin och samhällsmedicin; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; medicinsk utbildning; Cytology; grounded theory; brain tumor; leukemia; child; ovarian cancer; breast cancer; prognosis; end-of-life care; screening; posttraumatic stress; diagnosis; primary care; Cancer; family practice; oncology; cancerology; Cytologi; onkologi; cancer; General practice; medical training; Allmän medicinsk utövning;

    Abstract : This thesis explores cancer from a primary care perspective covering three areas: diagnosis, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and end-of-life care. We analyzed patient records of every child diagnosed with a malignancy in a defined area. During 12 years 68 children were diagnosed (incidence 14/100,000). READ MORE