Mats Jong

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ICT, information-and communication technologies, and e-health services are essential for meeting future care demands. Greater knowledge regarding the implementation of e-health services in long-term care for older people is needed. The purpose of the study was to explore older people's use of e-health services and associations between frequency of use and(More)
The objective was to illuminate the experience of injuries and the process of injury reporting within the Swedish skydiving culture. Data contained narrative interviews that were subsequently analyzed with content analysis. Seventeen respondents (22-44 years) were recruited at three skydiving drop zones in Sweden. In the results injury events related to the(More)
Purpose The overall objective of this pilot study was to study the direct effects of tactile massage (TM) on blood pressure, heart rate and blood glucose in a sample of women suffering from primary insomnia. Methods The study had an experimental prospective design, with a total of 10 women (mean age; 53 years, ±5.4). The participants underwent TM twice a(More)
Purpose Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy (LC) is common practice in treatment of symptomatic gall stones. LC is often associated with preoperative anxiety and stress which may negatively impact postoperative pain perception and recovery from surgery. The aim of the present study was to investigate whether a " non-pharmacological " intervention with guided(More)
Purpose In the Netherlands, Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) is offered outside the world of mainstream medicine. Patients would benefit from an integrated model in which CAM is part of main stream medicine so that disclosure of risks, benefits of CAM and credentials of CAM practitioners are sufficiently dealt with. The aim of this 4-year(More)
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