Holger Marquard Sejersen

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INTRODUCTION In this research project, a group of heart patients were transferred from traditional hospital settings to home hospitalisation across sectors. The project involved patients with heart failure and arrhythmia. AIM The aim was to understand the experiences and attitudes of patients and their spouses/partners with regard to the application of(More)
INTRODUCTION The treatment of deep-vein thrombosis (DVT) is increasingly managed in an outpatient setting. This is the first retrospective study of an outpatient treatment program for DVT patients in a Danish hospital. MATERIALS AND METHODS Case records from all DVT patients treated at Frederikshavn Hospital between 1997 and 2003 were studied to analyse(More)
PURPOSE To explore how the implementation of the concept 'Home hospitalisation of heart patients' by means of telehomecare technology influences the integration of clinical tasks across healthcare sectors. THEORY Inter-organisational theory. METHODS The case study approach was applied. Triangulations of data collection techniques were used: documentary(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to explore and identify inter-organisational and inter-professional controversies that emerge when telehomecare technology is implemented across healthcare sectors. THEORY A combined inter-organisational and inter-professional perspective constitutes the conceptual framework for this study. METHODS The case study(More)
The pathogenesis of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) involves vascular changes or injury, stasis and alterations in the blood composition. The risk increases with age; however, important risk factors are cancer, surgery, immobilisation and hormone therapy. DVT most often appears in the crural veins. The diagnosis is based on ultrasound, d-dimer and clinical(More)
Cardiac myxoma is the most common benign heart tumor. We report a case with multiple brain metastases, presumably due to tumor embolization. It is important to perform transthoracic echocardiography at a very early stage to exclude structural heart disease in patients with signs of multiple brain metastases. Though myxoma is a rare cause of cerebral(More)
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