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Patient satisfaction with nursing care in the context of health care: a literature study.
- P. Johansson, Magnus Oléni, B. Fridlund
- Scandinavian journal of caring sciences
- 1 December 2002
To evaluate and improve the quality of care provided, it is of vital importance to investigate the quality of care in the context of health care. Patient satisfaction is a significant indicator of… Expand
Stressful memories and psychological distress in adult mechanically ventilated intensive care patients – a 2‐month follow‐up study
Aim: To investigate patients’ psychological distress in relation to memory and stressful experiences in the intensive care unit (ICU), and to identify early predictors for the development of high… Expand
Living with heart failure: depression and quality of life in patients and spouses.
- J. Mårtensson, K. Dracup, Cheryl Canary, B. Fridlund
- The Journal of heart and lung transplantation…
- 1 April 2003
BACKGROUND Although spouses are a key support for patients with heart failure, and help them remain in the community, no one has studied patient-spouse pairs to determine the nature of their… Expand
Gender differences in health habits and in motivation for a healthy lifestyle among Swedish university students.
The aim of the present study was to investigate gender differences in students' health habits and motivation for a healthy lifestyle. The sample of students comprised a probability systematic… Expand
Nurse-led heart failure clinics improve survival and self-care behaviour in patients with heart failure: results from a prospective, randomised trial.
- A. Strömberg, J. Mårtensson, B. Fridlund, L-Å Levin, J. Karlsson, U. Dahlström
- European heart journal
- 1 June 2003
AIM The aim of this trial was to prospectively evaluate the effect of follow-up at a nurse-led heart failure clinic on mortality, morbidity and self-care behaviour for patients hospitalised due to… Expand
Sleep Difficulties, Daytime Sleepiness, and Health‐related Quality of Life in Patients With Chronic Heart Failure
- A. Broström, A. Strömberg, U. Dahlström, B. Fridlund
- The Journal of cardiovascular nursing
- 1 July 2004
Background:Normal sleep changes with age in duration, fragmentation, and depth. The prevalence of insomnia is high in the elderly general population. In patients with chronic heart failure (HF)… Expand
Depression and health‐related quality of life in elderly patients suffering from heart failure and their spouses: a comparative study
- Emma Pihl, A. Jacobsson, B. Fridlund, A. Strömberg, Jan Måtensson
- European journal of heart failure
- 1 June 2005
Little is known about the factors that influence the health outcome of elderly patients suffering from heart failure or the health of their spouses. The aim of this comparative study was to determine… Expand
Female patients with congestive heart failure: how they conceive their life situation.
Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a significant health problem for women, particularly elderly women. The risk factors for heart failure appear to be different in women than in men, with hypertension… Expand
Of vigilance and invisibility--being a patient in technologically intense environments.
- S. Almerud, R. Alapack, B. Fridlund, M. Ekebergh
- Medicine, Psychology
- Nursing in critical care
- 1 May 2007
Equipment and procedures developed during the past several decades have made the modern intensive care unit (ICU) the hospital's most technologically advanced environment. In terms of patient care,… Expand
Computer-based education for patients with chronic heart failure. A randomised, controlled, multicentre trial of the effects on knowledge, compliance and quality of life.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effects of a single-session, interactive computer-based educational program on knowledge, compliance and quality of life in heart failure patients with special emphasis on… Expand