Affiliation: The University Hospitals Centre for Nursing and Care Research
- Discrepancy between patients' perspectives, staff's documentation and reflections on basic nursing careL Adamsen
University Hospitals Centre for Nursing and Care Research, Rigshospitalet, Blegdamsvej 9, afsn 7331, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
Scand J Caring Sci 14:120-9. 2000..From the patients' point of view, essential aspects of basic nursing care are overlooked in daily clinical practice. The findings show that the method employed is suitable for integration of the patients' perspective...
- Exercise and relaxation intervention for patients with advanced lung cancer: a qualitative feasibility studyL Adamsen
Department 7331, The University Hospitals Centre for Nursing and Care Research, Copenhagen University Hospital Copenhagen, Denmark
Scand J Med Sci Sports 22:804-15. 2012..The patients experienced physical, functional and emotional benefits. This study confirmed that supervised training in peer-groups was beneficial, even in a cancer population with full-blown symptom burden and poor prognosis...
- Progressive resistance training and cancer testis (PROTRACT) - efficacy of resistance training on muscle function, morphology and inflammatory profile in testicular cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy: design of a randomized controlled trialJesper F Christensen
University Hospital Centre for Nursing and Care Research, Copenhagen University Hospital, Blegdamsvej 9, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
BMC Cancer 11:326. 2011....
- Effect of a multimodal high intensity exercise intervention in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy: randomised controlled trialLis Adamsen
Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
BMJ 339:b3410. 2009....
- Struggling with cancer and treatment: young athletes recapture body control and identity through exercise: qualitative findings from a supervised group exercise program in cancer patients of mixed gender undergoing chemotherapyL Adamsen
Department 7331, The University Hospital s Centre for Nursing and Care Research, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
Scand J Med Sci Sports 19:55-66. 2009..This should be taken into account when designing programs to rehabilitate and encourage these patients through the often-strenuous antineoplastic treatments...
- High-intensity resistance and cardiovascular training improve physical capacity in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapyM Quist
Department 7331, The University Hospital s Centre for Nursing and Care Research, The University Hospital of Copenhagen, Copenhagen O, Denmark
Scand J Med Sci Sports 16:349-57. 2006..This type of exercise program can be an important component of complementary treatment for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy...
- A randomized trial on the effect of a multimodal intervention on physical capacity, functional performance and quality of life in adult patients undergoing allogeneic SCTM Jarden
Department of Hematology, The University Hospital of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Bone Marrow Transplant 43:725-37. 2009..Assignment of a multimodal intervention during allo-HSCT did not cause untoward events, sustained aerobic capacity and muscle strength and reduced loss of functional performance during hospitalization...
- Efficacy of multimodal exercise-based rehabilitation on physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness, and patient-reported outcomes in cancer survivors: a randomized, controlled trialJ Midtgaard
The University Hospitals Centre for Health Care Research, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
Ann Oncol 24:2267-73. 2013..We examined the efficacy of a 12-month exercise-based rehabilitation program on self-reported PA, cardiorespiratory fitness (VO2peak), strength, and patient-reported outcomes...
- Maximum physical capacity testing in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy: qualitative findings from an exercise programL Knutsen
The University Hospital s Centre for Nursing and Care Research, The University Hospital of Copenhagen, Denmark
Scand J Med Sci Sports 16:403-11. 2006....
- Effects of Darbepoetin Alfa with exercise in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy: an explorative studyM Rørth
Department of Oncology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
Scand J Med Sci Sports 21:369-77. 2011..14-7.87 mmol/L, P<0.05) was found in the study group. The future use of EPO in cancer patients is hampered by the reported negative influence of EPO on the prognosis in some diagnoses and should be based on randomized studies...
- Transforming the nature of fatigue through exercise: qualitative findings from a multidimensional exercise programme in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapyL Adamsen
The University Hospitals Centre for Nursing and Care Research, Copenhagen University Hospital, Blegdamsvej, Copenhagenm, Denmark
Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 13:362-70. 2004..The transformation process of fatigue identified in this study supports the theory of exercise as a beneficial intervention strategy in the treatment of cancer-related fatigue...
- The group matters: an explorative study of group cohesion and quality of life in cancer patients participating in physical exercise intervention during treatmentJ Midtgaard
University Hospitals Centre for Nursing and Care Research, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen O, Denmark
Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 15:25-33. 2006..This study identified a conceptualization of group cohesion that forms a valuable basis for a larger randomized controlled trial to conclude whether the observed changes are a result of this specific intervention...
- 'Brothers in arms': how men with cancer experience a sense of comradeship through group intervention which combines physical activity with information relayL Adamsen
UCSF, The University Hospital Centre for Nursing and Care Research, Copenhagen, Denmark
J Clin Nurs 10:528-37. 2001..The experience from male orientated group intervention programmes shows that men with cancer have undiscovered strengths, whilst some wish to die 'with their boots on'...
- Safety and efficacy of resistance training in germ cell cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy: a randomized controlled trialJ F Christensen
1 University Hospitals Centre for Health Research, Rigshospitalet, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark 2 Department of Oncology, Rigshospitalet, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
Br J Cancer 111:8-16. 2014..Thus, our study does not support the general application of resistance training in this setting but larger-scaled trials are required to confirm this finding. ..
- Pilot study of a multimodal intervention: mixed-type exercise and psychoeducation in patients undergoing allogeneic stem cell transplantationM Jarden
Department of Haematology, The University Hospital of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Bone Marrow Transplant 40:793-800. 2007..An intervention of this type may be a useful strategy for maintaining or improving muscle strength, and minimizing loss of physical and functional capacity in patients undergoing allo-HSCT...
- Sociological perspectives on self-help groups: reflections on conceptualization and social processesL Adamsen
University Hospitals Centre for Nursing and Care Research, UCSF, National University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
J Adv Nurs 35:909-17. 2001..The paper discusses two themes: first, professional involvement in self-help groups and secondly, sociological evidence on self-help groups in postmodern society...
- Continuous video recording: a new clinical research tool for studying the nursing care of cancer patientsC Andersen
Clinical Research Nurse in Oncology, Clinical Research Unit, Department of Oncology, The Finsen Centre, The National University Hospital of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
J Adv Nurs 35:257-67. 2001..The aim of this study was to clarify issues around the patient-nurse interaction during pulsed dose rate (PDR) brachytherapy...
- Patient education--a strategy for prevention of infections caused by permanent central venous catheters in patients with haematological malignancies: a randomized clinical trialT Møller
Department of Haematology, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
J Hosp Infect 61:330-41. 2005..We conclude that systematic individualized, supervised patient education is able to reduce catheter-related infections...