Search for dissertations about: "patient-physician communication"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words patient-physician communication.

  1. 1. Patient-Physician Communication in Oncology Care : The character of, barriers against, and ways to evaluate patient-physician communication, with focus on the psychosocial dimensions

    Author : Hanna Fagerlind; Lena Ring; Åsa Kettis; Bengt Glimelius; Carol Tishelman; Uppsala 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; patient-physician communication; barriers; psychosocial; content analysis systems; clinical practice; communication; Social Pharmacy; Samhällsfarmaci;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to characterize patient-physician communication in oncology care with focus on the content and quality of the consultations from the perspectives of patients, oncologists and observer. Further, the aim was to explore oncologists’ perceived barriers against psychosocial communication in out-patient consultations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Medication adherence, side effects and patient-physician interaction in hypertension

    Author : Staffan Svensson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; patient compliance; guideline adherence; hypertension; adverse effects; communication; negotiating;

    Abstract : Hypertension is an important risk factor for cardiovascular disease, the incidence of which it is possible to reduce by prophylactic treatment with antihypertensive drugs. In clinical practice, however, only a minority of patients reach target blood pressure levels. READ MORE

  3. 3. Crossing the border : Different ways cancer patients, family members and physicians experience information in the transition to the late palliative phase

    Author : Maria Friedrichsen; Peter Strang; Gunnar Birgegård; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : communication; information; patient-physician relationship; family; prognosis; palliative care; cancer; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Information in the transition to the late palliative phase is not a well-studied area, especially not from the perspective of patients and family members. The aim of this thesis was to describe how cancer patients, family members and physicians experience information during the transition from a curative or early palliative phase to a late palliative phase, i. READ MORE

  4. 4. Communicating about health in health care : Perspectives on life style and post-operative complications

    Author : Marita Johanson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; patient-physician communication; institutional discourse; patients and health care perspectives; postoperative complications; life style; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This study, which is exploratory in nature, has been conducted with the aim of uncovering patients' participation and co-operation in modern health care and analysing what the conditions of this co-operation look like. Another aim has been to enhance knowledge about institutional discourse on a general level as well as about dialogues between patients and physicians concerning life style issues at a more specific level. READ MORE

  5. 5. The production and maintenance of inequalities in health care : A communicative perspective

    Author : Joel Hedegaard; Helene Ahl; Airi Rovio-Johansson; Karin Jonnergård; Jönköping University; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; communication; gender; ethnicity; health care; organization; critical discourse analysis; social constructionism; social positions; qualitative content analysis;

    Abstract : The Swedish health care system does not offer care on equal terms for all its end-users. Discrimination toward patients can take the form substandard communication toward women or foreign born patients. Discrimination is also embedded in the organizational context. READ MORE