Care in high technological environments

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Unit profile


The research group high tech Care environments wants to understand e.g. how non-invasive monitoring techniques can promote medical and caring decisions and increase the degree of person-centered care in both adults and children. We also want to explain the vulnerable person within; intensive care, anesthesia, organ transplantation, radiography and ambulance care. The research methods is both intervention and observation studies. Studies is in the field of self-management and recovery e.g solid organ transplantation. Extensive research is also conducted regarding person centeredness and person centered climate as well as ethical stress within ambulance care. Further a theoretical framework is developed regarding surrendering into anesthesia. We explore experiences of being a person suffering from nephrotic syndrome, intraoperative pain in non-cardiac surgery as well pain after thoracic surgery. Experiences from radiation therapy and pediatric intensive care is investigated.

UKÄ subject classification

  • Health Sciences

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

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