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In this paper I discuss the possibilities and limitations of the ethnographer participating in the different on-going activities and events in highly specialised healthcare systems. The concept of participant observation is based on a number of assumptions, particularly that the ethnographer will become one of 'them' to be able to follow the steps belonging(More)
Mental health services strive to implement a recovery-oriented approach to rehabilitation. Little is known about service users’ perception of the recovery approach. The aim is to explore the service user’s perspectives on facilitators and barriers associated with recovery. Twelve residents living in supported housing services are interviewed. The analysis(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this paper is to explore how users of electric wheelchairs experience their everyday life and how their electric wheelchairs influence their daily occupation. Occupation is defined as a personalized dynamic interaction between person, task and environment, and implies the value and meaning attached. METHOD Nine semi-structured(More)
The characteristics and effectiveness of osteoporosis multifaceted group education were determined from a systematic review of international literature. Findings showed that these educational programmes may be beneficial in a variety of important factors for the prevention, treatment and management of osteoporosis. This systematic review investigated(More)
We examined patients with osteoporosis implementation of recommendations regarding a bone healthy lifestyle after the patients attended multifaceted osteoporosis group education (GE). Our findings suggest that GE can support and influence patients’ transfer of preventive actions. Still patients are challenged by concerns related to social roles and physical(More)
Die psychologischen Dienste sind seit langem Teil des Angebots in der Akutversorgung und Rehabilitation der BG-Unfallkliniken. Sie bieten ein breites Spektrum an diagnostischen und therapeutischen Möglichkeiten. Damit wurde die Einbindung von psychotherapeutisch erfahrenen Kolleginnen und Kollegen im Rahmen des berufsgenossenschaftlichen Heilverfahrens(More)
AIM To investigate approaches among healthcare providers (HCPs) that support or hinder person-centredness in group-based diabetes education programmes targeting persons with type 2 diabetes. METHODS Ethnographic fieldwork in a municipal and a hospital setting in Denmark. The two programmes included 21 participants and 10 HCPs and were observed over 5(More)
BACKGROUND Healthcare professionals' person-centered communication skills are pivotal for successful group-based diabetes education. However, healthcare professionals are often insufficiently equipped to facilitate person-centeredness and many have never received post-graduate training. Currently, assessing professionals' skills in conducting group-based,(More)
Although the use of technology is growing, little is known about how patients perceive technology in the form of tools used by health professionals. The prevailing view in the literature is that technology is cold, compared with the warm hands of nurses, but research regarding nurses' use of technology such as tablets is scarce. Even scarcer is research on(More)
Etwa 20–25% aller Unfallverletzten leiden an einer psychoreaktiven Störung, die die Heilverfahrensverläufe verlängert und die berufliche und soziale Wiedereingliederung erschwert. Sie ist sowohl für den Betroffenen als auch die Kostenträger mit erheblichen Belastungen verbunden. Ihre Behandlung erfolgt durch bereits in die Akutversorgung der Patienten(More)