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Evidence-based practice: attitudes, knowledge and behaviour among allied health care professionals.
- S. Heiwe, K. N. Kajermo, +4 authors Y. Wengström
- International journal for quality in health care…
- 1 April 2011
OBJECTIVE To explore dieticians', occupational therapists' and physical therapists' attitudes, beliefs, knowledge and behaviour concerning evidence-based practice within a university hospital… Expand
Symptom cluster patterns during the first year after diagnosis with cancer.
CONTEXT Research about clusters of symptoms in oncology is an emerging field of study. However, there is still conceptual confusion about clusters of symptoms and little agreement across studies. … Expand
A randomized pilot study with daily walking during adjuvant chemotherapy for patients with breast and colorectal cancer
Abstract Background. Physical activity during chemotherapy has been shown in several studies to reduce fatigue, improve symptoms and impact positively on health-related quality of life (HRQoL).… Expand
The requirements of a specialist Breast Centre.
INTRODUCTION In recognition of the advances and evidence based changes in clinical practice that have occurred in recent years and taking into account the knowledge and experience accumulated through… Expand
The psychometric properties of the Swedish Multidimensional Fatigue Inventory MFI-20 in four different populations
- C. Lundh Hagelin, Y. Wengström, Sara Runesdotter, Carl Johan Fürst
- Acta oncologica
- 1 January 2007
The Multidimensional Fatigue Inventory (MFI-20) scale is widely used for measuring fatigue in cancer care. This questionnaire has been translated into Swedish and used in Swedish cancer populations,… Expand
Perceived symptoms and quality of life in women with breast cancer receiving radiation therapy.
- Y. Wengström, C. Häggmark, H. Strander, C. Forsberg
- European journal of oncology nursing : the…
- 1 June 2000
The purpose of this study was to describe symptoms, side-effects and quality of life (QoL) of women with breast cancer during and following treatment with radiation therapy. The sample consisted of… Expand
Quality indicators in breast cancer care: An update from the EUSOMA working group.
- L. Biganzoli, L. Marotti, +10 authors M. Rosselli Del Turco
- European journal of cancer
- 1 November 2017
In 2010, EUSOMA published a position paper, describing a set of benchmark quality indicators (QIs) that could be adopted by breast centres to allow standardised auditing and quality assurance and to… Expand
Quality of life and persisting symptoms after oesophageal cancer surgery.
- P. Viklund, Y. Wengström, I. Rouvelas, M. Lindblad, J. Lagergren
- European journal of cancer
- 1 July 2006
To assess quality of life (QoL) and symptoms after oesophageal cancer surgery, a prospective nationwide population-based study was conducted in 2001-2005, including most surgically treated… Expand
A Standard Set of Value-Based Patient-Centered Outcomes for Breast Cancer: The International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement (ICHOM) Initiative
A major challenge in value-based health care is the lack of standardized health outcomes measurements, hindering optimal monitoring and comparison of the quality of health care across different… Expand
Effects of a nursing intervention on subjective distress, side effects and quality of life of breast cancer patients receiving curative radiation therapy--a randomized study.
The purpose of this randomized study was to investigate whether a nursing intervention using Orem's self-care theory as a framework would affect subjective distress, side effects and quality of life… Expand