Search for dissertations about: "cancer nursing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 81 swedish dissertations containing the words cancer nursing.

  1. 1. Creating access to cancer care : an exploration of patient-provider encounters in primary care, and sociodemographic factors

    Author : Cecilia Hultstrand; Senada Hajdarevic; Anna-Britt Coe; Mikael Lilja; Kristina Bengtsson Boström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Access to care; patient-provider interaction; primary care; encounters; experiences; cancer; time to diagnosis; standardization; sociodemographic factors;

    Abstract : Background: Access to care is widely discussed in both research and practice. However, previous research about access to care has mainly focused on individual behaviors of seeking care, and theories about access have mostly focused on quantifiable dimensions, such as supply and demand. READ MORE

  2. 2. Colorectal cancer : patients’ and next-of-kin’s experiences and the effects of a psycho-educational program

    Author : Emma Ohlsson-Nevo; Ulrica Nilsson; Susanne Börjesson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; colorectal cancer; caregiver; next-of-kin; psycho-educational program; cancer rehabilitation; RCT; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing Science;

    Abstract : Purpose: To test whether a psycho-educational program affects mental wellbeing in persons treated for colorectal cancer and their next-of-kin.Design: A prospective, longitudinal, randomized controlled trial.Setting: Surgical clinic at a university hospital in Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. Group Rehabilitation for Cancer Patients: : Effects, Patient Satisfaction, Utilisation and Prediction of Rehabilitation Need

    Author : Lena-Marie Petersson; Peter Strang; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Nursing; Cancer; group rehabilitation; patient satisfaction; coping style; prediction; Omvårdnad; Nursing; Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : The aims are to investigate cancer patients' perceived satisfaction with a Group Rehabilitation (GR) intervention, to evaluate its effects, and to explore the extent to which the patient's coping style (monitoring, blunting) modulates the effects of the GR. An additional aim is to investigate to what extent some aspects of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) [Physical Functioning (PF), Emotional Functioning (EF) and Global Quality of Life (QoL)] one year after diagnosis can be predicted on the basis of medical, socio-demographic and psychological data collected att diagnosis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Patients in Clinical Cancer Trials : Understanding, Motivation and Hope

    Author : Tove Godskesen; Ulrik Kihlbom; Peter Nygren; Karin Nordin; Peter Strang; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cancer; Adults; Clinical trials; Phase 1 trials; Phase 3 trials; Patient information; Patient education; Informed consent; Hope; cancer; adults; clinical trials; phase 1 trials; phase 3 trials; patient information; patient education; informed consent; hope;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to study participants' understanding of clinical cancer trials,and their motivation for participation. Of particular interest was the question of whether thepatients hoped for a cure resulting from the trial. READ MORE

  5. 5. Everyday problems in men with prostate cancer. Aspects of micturition, indwelling urinary catheter treathment and sexual life

    Author : Liselotte Jakobsson; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; oncology; Cytology; sexualitet; reproduktion; andrologi; gynekologi; Obstetrik; sexuality; reproduction; andrology; Nursing care needs; Micturition; Quality of life; cancer; onkologi; Cytologi; cancerology; Prostate cancer; Nursing care; Benign prostatic hyperplasia; Sense of Coherence; Indwelling urinary catheter treatment; Sexual life problems; gynaecology; Obstetrics;

    Abstract : The aim was to investigate the presence of everyday problems in men with prostate cancer, their relation to health-related quality of life, HRQOL, and sense of coherence, SOC, and to compare with men with benign prostatic hyperplasia, BPH, and a sample from the general population. The aim also was to investigate what nursing care needs there were in men with prostate cancer and how these were met during an in-patient period. READ MORE