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Management of Pain and Burdensome Symptoms in Nursing Home Patients
(The University of Bergen, 2017-01-12)
The assessment and treatment of pain and burdensome symptoms is a complex entity in elderly nursing home patients with and without dementia. This thesis aims to investigate the efficacy of individual pain treatment on ...
Signs of Imminent Dying and Change in Symptom Intensity During Pharmacological Treatment in Dying Nursing Home Patients: A Prospective Trajectory Study
Objectives: To investigate whether it is possible to determine signs of imminent dying and change in pain and symptom intensity during pharmacological treatment in nursing home patients, from day perceived as dying and to ...
Transforming subjectivities in psychiatric care
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2009)
This paper is based upon ethnographic fieldwork in a Norwegian psychiatric unit practicing a psycho-educational treatment of young adults diagnosed with schizophrenia. An aim of the programme is that patients learn to ...
Patterns of ‘balancing between hope and despair’ in the diagnostic phase: a grounded theory study of patients on a gastroenterology ward
(Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2008-04)
Aim: The aim of the study was to learn how patients going through the diagnostic phase experienced and handled their situation. Background: Many studies report about the stressful diagnostic phase; however, none has ...