Search for dissertations about: "cancer-related pain"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words cancer-related pain.

  1. 1. 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; Högskolan i Halmstad; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; American Pain Society; Postoperative pain; Palliative care; Neoplasms; Health-Related Quality of life; Patient care management; Patients; Pain management; Pain-o-Meter; nursing care; 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

  2. 2. 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; 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;

    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

  3. 3. Cancer-related fatigue. Experience and outcomes

    Author : Karin Ahlberg; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cancer-related fatigue; symptom experience; symptom assessment; symptom management; health-related quality of life; psychological distress; coping resources; cytokines; nursing; uterine cancer.;

    Abstract : Cancer-related fatigue (CRF) is one of the most common and distressing symptoms in cancer patients and it may interfere with everyday aspects of life. Despite the recent significant increase in the literature on CRF it is nevertheless understudied, and several important questions involving experience, aetiology, assessment and interventions remain unanswered. READ MORE

  4. 4. Pain in pediatric oncology : Diagnostics and treatment

    Author : Gustaf Ljungman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Obstetrics and gynaecology; adolescence; child; pain; neoplasms; cancer; educational needs; pediatric procedure sedation; anxiety procedure; administration intranasal; conscious sedation; general anesthesia; lumbar puncture; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; Obstetrics and women s diseases; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; pediatrik; Pediatrics;

    Abstract : Pain treatment is a crucial aspect in the care of children with cancer and several studies demonstrate inefficient pain treatment. The general aims of the thesis were to identify the current pain problems in pediatric oncology, and to see whether specific interventions could improve the situation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Low-dose methadone as add-on to ongoing opioid treatment in cancer-related pain

    Author : Per Fürst; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Background: In complex cancer-related pain in imminently dying patients, even high doses of ordinary opioids may have an insufficient effect. The addition of low-dose methadone to another ongoing opioid has been proposed as a treatment option. READ MORE