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Browsing by Department "Hjúkrunarfræðideild (HÍ)"

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  • Wallerstedt Lantz, Anna; Stranne, Johan; Tyritzis, Stavros I.; Bock, David; Wallin, David; Nilsson, Hanna; Carlsson, Stefan; Thorsteinsdottir, Thordis; Gustafsson, Ove; Hugosson, Jonas; Bjartell, Anders S.; Wiklund, Peter N.; Steineck, Gunnar; Haglind, Eva (Informa UK Limited, 2019-01-02)
    Purpose: All types of surgery are associated with complications. The debate is ongoing whether robot-assisted radical prostatectomy can lower this risk compared to open surgery. The objective of the present study was to evaluate post-operative adverse ...
  • Hjaltadóttir, Ingibjörg; Sigurdardottir, Arun K. (Læknafélag Íslands, 2015-02)
    Inngangur: Sykursýki er vaxandi vandamál meðal eldra fólks og einn af áhættuþáttum fyrir flutning á hjúkrunarheimili. Ennfremur er sjúkdómabyrði og lyfjanotkun þeirra sem eru með sykursýki oft meiri. Tilgangur rannsóknarinnar var að skoða algengi ...
  • Erestam, Sofia; Bock, David; Erichsen Andersson, Annette; Bjartell, Anders; Carlsson, Stefan; Stinesen Kollberg, Karin; Sjoberg, Daniel; Steineck, Gunnar; Stranne, Johan; Þorsteinsdóttir, Þórdís; Tyritzis, Stavros; Wallerstedt Lantz, Anna; Wiklund, Peter; Angenete, Eva; Haglind, Eva (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2019-03-18)
    Background: Little is known concerning what may infuence surgeon satisfaction with a surgical procedure and its associations with intraoperative factors. The objective was to explore the relationships between surgeons’ self-assessed satisfaction with ...
  • Jóelsson, Jón Pétur; Kricker, Jennifer; Arason, Ari Jon; Sigurdsson, Snaevar; Valdimarsdóttir, Bryndís; Garðarsson, Friðrik Rúnar; Page, Clive P.; Lehmann, Fredrik; Gudjonsson, Thorarinn; Ingthorsson, Saevar (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2020-09-10)
    Background: The airway epithelium (AE) forms the first line of defence against harmful particles and pathogens. Barrier failure of the airway epithelium contributes to exacerbations of a range of lung diseases that are commonly treated with Azithromycin ...
  • Skuladottir, Hafdis; Gunnarsdottir, Thora; Halldorsdottir, Sigridur; Sveinsdóttir, Herdís; Holden, Janean; Bjornsdottir, Amalia (Wiley, 2020-05-29)
    Aim: To explore the lived experience of individuals' in chronic pain of participating in a pain rehabilitation programme in Iceland. Design: Phenomenological research. Method: The Vancouver School of Doing Phenomenology. Eleven participants were ...
  • Garmy, Pernilla; Hansson, Erika; Vilhjalmsson, Runar; Kristjánsdóttir, Gudrún (SAGE Publications, 2019-11-10)
    Bullying is defined as repeated and unwanted aggressive behavior involving a power imbalance and hurt children and adolescents’ socioemotional functioning. The aim is to investigate associations between pain (headache, stomach pain, backache, and ...
  • Sigurðardóttir, Sigrún (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Nursing, 2017-06)
    Background: Childhood Sexual Abuse (CSA) can have serious and far-reaching consequences for the health and well-being of both men and women. In order to develop a holistic program for Icelandic survivors of CSA it is important to base such a program ...
  • Olsson, Emma; Anderzén-Carlsson, Agneta; Atladóttir, Sigríður María; Axelin, Anna; Campbell-Yeo, Marsha; Eriksson, Mats; Kristjánsdóttir, Gudrún; Peltonen, Emilia; Stevens, Bonnie; Vederhus, Bente; Andersen, Randi Dovland (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2018-11-08)
    Background: Preterm infants are especially vulnerable to pain. The intensive treatment often necessary for their survival unfortunately includes many painful interventions and procedures. Untreated pain can lead to both shortand long-term negative ...
  • Hjaltadóttir, Ingibjörg; Ólafsson, Kjartan; Sigurdardottir, Arun K.; Arnardóttir, Ragnheiður Harpa (Læknafélag Íslands, 2019-10-01)
    INNGANGUR Fjölmargir þættir hafa áhrif á þjónustuþörf og lifun íbúa hjúkrunarheimila, meðal annars inntökuskilyrði fyrir flutningi á hjúkrunarheimili. Markmið rannsóknarinnar var að athuga hvort munur væri á heilsufari, lifun og forspárgildi mismunandi ...
  • Tomasdottir, Margret O.; Bjornsdottir, Amalia; Getz, Linn; Steingrimsdottir, Thora; Ólafsdóttir, Ólöf A.; Kristjánsdóttir, Hildur; Sigurðsson, Jóhann A. (Informa UK Limited, 2016-10-08)
    Objective: To study the self-reported prevalence of experienced violence among a cohort of women about two years after giving birth, their health during pregnancy, pregnancy outcomes and their experience of their child ’ s health. Setting and ...
  • Bjartmarz, Ingibjörg; Jónsdóttir, Helga; Hafsteinsdottir, Thora (Springer Nature, 2017-12)
    Background: Nurses often have difficulties with using interdisciplinary stroke guidelines for patients with stroke as they do not focus sufficiently on nursing. Therefore, the Stroke Nursing Guideline (SNG) was developed and implemented. The aim of ...
  • Nilsson, Christina; Ólafsdóttir, Ólöf Ásta; Lundgren, Ingela; Berg, Marie; Dellenborg, Lisen (Informa UK Limited, 2019-01-01)
    Purpose: There is a need to deepen knowledge about midwives’ care in obstetric-led labour wards in which midwives are responsible for normal births. This ethnographic study explores the content and meaning of midwives’ care of women in a hospital-based ...
  • Sigurdardottir, Valgerdur Lisa (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Nursing, 2020-06)
    Aims: The overall aim of the study was to develop a midwifery intervention for women who want to review their birth experience. The aims of study I were to describe women’s birth experience up to two years after birth and explore the predictive role ...
  • Karlsdóttir, Sigfríður Inga (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Nursing, 2016-12-15)
    Background: Few studies have focused on women’s expectations and experience of childbirth pain and what predicts a positive childbirth pain experience. Moreover, few studies have explored childbirth pain from a salutogenic perspective and from the ...
  • Þórarinsdóttir, Kristín (Háskóli Íslands, Heilbrigðisvísindasvið, Hjúkrunarfræðideild, 2018-11)
    Bakgrunnur: Persónumiðuð nálgun og þátttaka sjúklinga eru grundvallarviðmið í endurhæfingarhjúkrun. Í samræmi við þessi viðmið er mælt með að hjúkrunarfræðilegt heilsufarsmat sé persónumiðað en í slíku mati taka sjúklingar þátt í að meta heilsu sína ...
  • Swift, Emma Marie (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Nursing, 2019-01-30)
    Background: The importance of promoting and protecting the normal physiologic processes of childbirth is supported by decades of research. Despite this, the use of obstetric interventions has increased rapidly over the past years. Hence, finding an ...
  • Eliasdottir, Thorunn (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Nursing, 2017-06)
    Purpose: Continuous peripheral pulse oximetry for monitoring adequacy of oxygenation is probably the most important technological advance for patients’ monitoring and safety in the last decades. Pulse oximetry has the disadvantage of measuring the ...
  • Eliasdottir, Thorunn; Bragason, Davíð; Harðarson, Sveinn Hákon; Vacchiano, Charles; Gislason, Thorarinn; Kristjánsdóttir, Jóna Valgerður; Kristjánsdóttir, Gudrún; Stefánsson, Einar (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2017-03-22)
    Background Determination of the blood oxyhemoglobin saturation in the retinal vessels of the eye can be achieved through spectrophotometric retinal oximetry which provides access to the state of oxyhemoglobin saturation in the central nervous system ...
  • Ketilsdóttir, Auður; Ingadottir, Brynja; Jaarsma, Tiny (Wiley, 2018-10-18)
    Aims: There are indications that economic crises can affect public health. The aim of this study was to describe characteristics, health status, and socio-economic status of outpatient heart failure (HF) patients several years after a national economic ...
  • Halle, Kristine Flo; Fjose, Maria; Kristjánsdóttir, Hildur; Bjornsdottir, Amalia; Getz, Linn; Tómasdóttir, Margrét Ólafía; Sigurdsson, Johann Agust (Springer Nature, 2018-12)
    Background and aim Use of ultrasound scans early in pregnancy is increasing, but we have limited knowledge about the actual prevalence, associated decision-making and impact on expectant women/couples in a general population. The aim of this study was ...