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Sandra Pennbrant

Universitetslektor

Staff member at Section for nursing - undergraduate level.

Conducts research in medical and health sciences, nursing sciences.


Publications


A trustful relationship-the importance for relatives to actively participate in the meeting with the physician

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A trustful relationship-the importance for relatives to actively participate in the meeting with the physician

In previous research, no uniform picture emerged of the role of relatives in the meeting between an elderly patient and a physician. Knowledge abou...

Attitudes Emphasizing in the Clinical Supervision of Medical Students : An Ethnographic Study in Sweden

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Attitudes Emphasizing in the Clinical Supervision of Medical Students : An Ethnographic Study in Sweden

Introduction : Medical student's professional attitudes are expected to be developed in medical school, and particularly during clinical education....

Caregivers’ experiences of caring for an elderly next of kin in Sweden

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Caregivers’ experiences of caring for an elderly next of kin in Sweden

Background: Care of elderly changed in the 1990s in Sweden; treatment sessions were shortened in particular. Consequently, patients have a greater...

Child health care nurses' strategies in meeting with parents who are hesitant to child vaccinations

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Child health care nurses' strategies in meeting with parents who are hesitant to child vaccinations

Aim: The aim of this study was to describe how nurses in child health centres deal with parents who are hesitant to child vaccinations. Method: A...

Clinical Course Content as a Dynamic Variable in Supervision of Medical Students.

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Clinical Course Content as a Dynamic Variable in Supervision of Medical Students.

Background During clinical supervision, medical students are expected to gain experience through clinical work, with the support of their clinical...

Determination of the Concepts "€œProfession"€ and "€œRole"€ in Relation to "Nurse Educator"

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Determination of the Concepts "€œProfession"€ and "€œRole"€ in Relation to "Nurse Educator"

The aim of this study was to clarify the meanings and dimensions of the concepts “profession” and “role.” The results from the concept determinatio...

District nurses' efforts to support patients in smoking cessation  : Distriktssköterskans arbete med att stödja patienter i rökavvänjning

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District nurses' efforts to support patients in smoking cessation : Distriktssköterskans arbete med att stödja patienter i rökavvänjning

Background: Smoking is a public health problem. Supporting patients to achieve lifestyle changes, such as smoking cessation, is one way for the...

District nurses meeting with and providing care to people with mental illness in health centers : An interview study

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District nurses meeting with and providing care to people with mental illness in health centers : An interview study

Objective: Primary healthcare is facing increasing numbers of people with mental illness. Although district nurses are expected to promote health a...

Elderly patients' experiences of meeting with the doctor : A sociocultural study in a hospital setting in Sweden

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Elderly patients' experiences of meeting with the doctor : A sociocultural study in a hospital setting in Sweden

Previous research has provided contradictory findings on how important it is for elderly patients to actively participate in the meeting with their...

From work integrated learning to learning integrated work : A pedagogical model to develop praxis in nursing education

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From work integrated learning to learning integrated work : A pedagogical model to develop praxis in nursing education

The move from student to nurse has been described as difficult for newly registered nurses. Newly registered nurses’ feelings of lacking competence...

Gränshinder : en kvalitativ och kvantitativ studie av samverkandesjukvård

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Gränshinder : en kvalitativ och kvantitativ studie av samverkandesjukvård

The project "Health care interaction" among different care providers was introduced as a trial activity in the municipalities of Strömstad and Tanu...

Health care systems in transition: Equality, access and health literacy in three Scandinavian welfare states. : “The Emperor’s new clothes”: discourse analysis on how the patient is constructed in the new Swedish Patient Act

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Health care systems in transition: Equality, access and health literacy in three Scandinavian welfare states. : “The Emperor’s new clothes”: discourse analysis on how the patient is constructed in the new Swedish Patient Act

The Swedish welfare debate increasingly focuses on market liberal notions and its healthcare perspective aims for more patient-centered care. This...

Information about sexual activity after hip replacement : A literature review

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Information about sexual activity after hip replacement : A literature review

Sexual activity is an important aspect of quality of life and contributes to healing and recovery. Adequate information may minimize post-operative...

Learning Through Reflection : The Portfolio Method As A Tool To Promote Work-Integrated Learning In Higher Education

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Learning Through Reflection : The Portfolio Method As A Tool To Promote Work-Integrated Learning In Higher Education

Students need to develop meta-reflection to strengthen their learning process and to be able to manage the continuous changes encountered both high...

Mastering the professional role as a new graduate

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Mastering the professional role as a new graduate

Professional development is a process that starts in education and continues through working life. To be a new graduated registered nurse has been...

Mastering the professional role as a newly graduated registered nurse

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Mastering the professional role as a newly graduated registered nurse

Professional development is a process starting during undergraduate education and continuing throughout working life. A new nurse's transition from...

Nurses’ experience of caring for palliative-stage patients in a hospital setting in Sweden

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Nurses’ experience of caring for palliative-stage patients in a hospital setting in Sweden

Objective: The aim of this study was to describe nurses’ experiences of caring for palliative-stage patients in a hospital setting. Methods: A...

Nursing and learning : healthcare pedagogics and work-integrated learning

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Nursing and learning : healthcare pedagogics and work-integrated learning

Purpose The purpose of this paper is twofold: to describe work-integrated learning (WIL) related to healthcare pedagogics, and to describe the...

Patients' Variations of Reflection About and Understanding of Long-term Illness : Impact of Illness Perception on Trust in Oneself or Others

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Patients' Variations of Reflection About and Understanding of Long-term Illness : Impact of Illness Perception on Trust in Oneself or Others

Background: Patients' understanding of their illness is of great importance for recovery. Lacking understanding of the illness is linked with the...

Pedagogical challenges in nurse education : A Case Study Focusing on the Completion Rate in Theoretical Education at a Swedish University

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Pedagogical challenges in nurse education : A Case Study Focusing on the Completion Rate in Theoretical Education at a Swedish University

Pedagogical challenges in nurse education : a case study focusing on the completion rate in theoretical education at a Swedish University

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Pedagogical challenges in nurse education : a case study focusing on the completion rate in theoretical education at a Swedish University

Background: The purpose of this survey was to relate completion rate and results on national clinical final examinations to student’s admission...

Pedagogical Strategies Used in Clinical Medical Education : An Observational Study

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Pedagogical Strategies Used in Clinical Medical Education : An Observational Study

Background:  Clinical teaching is a complex learning situation influenced by the learning content, the setting and the participants' actions and...

Portfoliometoden : Ett pedagogiskt verktyg för att integrera teori och praktik i sjuksköterskeprogrammet

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Portfoliometoden : Ett pedagogiskt verktyg för att integrera teori och praktik i sjuksköterskeprogrammet

Portfolio är en systematisk, målmedvetet sammanställd och strukturerad samling studiearbeten som läraren och de studerande använder för att följa...

Praxis and Work Integrated Learning as Pedagogical Approach in Nursing Education

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Praxis and Work Integrated Learning as Pedagogical Approach in Nursing Education

The move from student to nurse has been described as difficult and tough for new nurses. New nurses' feeling of lacking competence can reduce the...

Prerequisites for person-centered care : As described by community care nurses

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Prerequisites for person-centered care : As described by community care nurses

The aim of this study was to describe nurses’ experiences of person-centered care within an integrated care chain. Method: The study included four...

Self-care experiences of older patients with diabetes mellitus : A qualitative systematic literature review

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Self-care experiences of older patients with diabetes mellitus : A qualitative systematic literature review

Diabetes is a growing health problem and risk increases with age. Self-care is an important part of treatment. The aim of this qualitative systemat...

Semi-Structured Interviews With a Sociocultural Perspective : The Meeting Between the Elderly Patien and the Physician in a Hospital Setting in Sweden

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Semi-Structured Interviews With a Sociocultural Perspective : The Meeting Between the Elderly Patien and the Physician in a Hospital Setting in Sweden

In Swedish healthcare, great emphasis is laid on the patient’s rights. Patients should receive information on their conditions and treatment option...

Strategies for healthcare professionals to facilitate patient illness understanding.

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Strategies for healthcare professionals to facilitate patient illness understanding.

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: To describe how healthcare professionals facilitate patient illness understanding. BACKGROUND: Healthcare professionals and...

Striving to establish a care relationship-Mission possible or impossible? : Triad encounters between patients, relatives and nurses

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Striving to establish a care relationship-Mission possible or impossible? : Triad encounters between patients, relatives and nurses

BACKGROUND: When patients, relatives and nurses meet, they form a triad that can ensure a good care relationship. However, hospital environments ar...

"The Emperor's new clothes" : discourse analysis on how the patient is constructed in the new Swedish Patient Act.

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"The Emperor's new clothes" : discourse analysis on how the patient is constructed in the new Swedish Patient Act.

The Swedish welfare debate increasingly focuses on market liberal notions and its healthcare perspective aims for more patient-centered care. This...

The level of sense of coherence among Swedish nursing staff

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The level of sense of coherence among Swedish nursing staff

Aim To explore the level of sense of coherence among Swedish nursing staff. Design: An explorative quantitative study design was adopted using a...

The work-integrated learning combined with the portfolio method : A pedagogical strategy and tool in nursing education for developing professional competence

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The work-integrated learning combined with the portfolio method : A pedagogical strategy and tool in nursing education for developing professional competence

During nursing education students obtain knowledge and skills to develop their professional competence. Teachers may elect to provide pedagogical...

Voices used by nurses when communicating with patients and relatives in a department of medicine for older people : An ethnographic study

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Voices used by nurses when communicating with patients and relatives in a department of medicine for older people : An ethnographic study

AIM: To describe how nurses communicate with older patients and their relatives in a department of medicine for older people in western Sweden....

What are they talking about? Content of the communication exchanges between nurses, patients and relatives in a department of medicine for older people : An ethnographic study

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What are they talking about? Content of the communication exchanges between nurses, patients and relatives in a department of medicine for older people : An ethnographic study

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: To explore and describe the content of the communication exchanges between nurses, patients and their relatives in a departmen...

Work Integrated Learning and Learning Integrated Work : An Approach to Unite Theory and Practice to Praxis

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Work Integrated Learning and Learning Integrated Work : An Approach to Unite Theory and Practice to Praxis

The difference between the professional competence conveyed during education and the competence demanded in working life is substantial and needs t...

Work-Integrated Learning : A Didactic Tool to Develop Praxis in Nurse Education

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Work-Integrated Learning : A Didactic Tool to Develop Praxis in Nurse Education

Praxis is a concept that is both vague and overused in nursing science. Hence, a more stringent use of the concept praxis could help clarify the...

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