Christina Foss

Summary

Affiliation: Akershus University College
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi The value of combining qualitative and quantitative approaches in nursing research by means of method triangulation
    Christina Foss
    University of Oslo, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Nursing Science, Blindern, Norway
    J Adv Nurs 40:242-8. 2002
  2. ncbi The construction of the gendered patient: hospital staff's attitudes to female and male patients
    Christina Foss
    Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Nursing Science, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Patient Educ Couns 49:45-52. 2003
  3. ncbi Patients' voices on satisfaction: unheeded women and maltreated men?
    Christina Foss
    Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Nursing Science, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Caring Sci 18:273-80. 2004
  4. doi Elderly persons' experiences of participation in hospital discharge process
    Christina Foss
    Institute of Health and Society, Department of Nursing and Health Sciences, Blindern, Oslo, Norway
    Patient Educ Couns 85:68-73. 2011
  5. ncbi Unfolding the invisible of the visible: gendered constructions of patient participation
    Christina Foss
    Institute of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Nurs Inq 15:299-308. 2008
  6. doi Informal caregivers' participation when older adults in Norway are discharged from the hospital
    Line Kildal Bragstad
    Department of Nursing Science, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Health Soc Care Community 22:155-68. 2014
  7. pmc The indispensable intermediaries: a qualitative study of informal caregivers' struggle to achieve influence at and after hospital discharge
    Line Kildal Bragstad
    Department of Nursing Science, Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo, P, O, Box 1130, Blindern, NO 0318 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:331. 2014
  8. pmc Factors predicting a successful post-discharge outcome for individuals aged 80 years and over
    Line Kildal Bragstad
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Nursing Science, Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo, P O Box 1130 Blindern, NO 0318 Oslo, Norway
    Int J Integr Care 12:e147. 2012
  9. doi Empowerment and bariatric surgery: negotiations of credibility and control
    Ingrid Ruud Knutsen
    University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Qual Health Res 23:66-77. 2013
  10. doi Morbidly obese patients and lifestyle change: constructing ethical selves
    Ingrid Ruud Knutsen
    Akershus University College, Lillestrom, Norway University of Oslo
    Nurs Inq 18:348-58. 2011

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi The value of combining qualitative and quantitative approaches in nursing research by means of method triangulation
    Christina Foss
    University of Oslo, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Nursing Science, Blindern, Norway
    J Adv Nurs 40:242-8. 2002
    ..The article contributes to the theoretical discussion of the epistemological grounds of triangulation in nursing research...
  2. ncbi The construction of the gendered patient: hospital staff's attitudes to female and male patients
    Christina Foss
    Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Nursing Science, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Patient Educ Couns 49:45-52. 2003
    ..Physicians describe elderly female patients in particular, as being demanding, while nursing staff say younger women are most demanding...
  3. ncbi Patients' voices on satisfaction: unheeded women and maltreated men?
    Christina Foss
    Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Nursing Science, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Caring Sci 18:273-80. 2004
    ..The rather clear gender differences in our data emphasizes the need for a gender-sensitive approach in the encounters between staff and patients as well as in the design of patient satisfaction research...
  4. doi Elderly persons' experiences of participation in hospital discharge process
    Christina Foss
    Institute of Health and Society, Department of Nursing and Health Sciences, Blindern, Oslo, Norway
    Patient Educ Couns 85:68-73. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe older hospital patients' discharge experiences on participation in the discharge planning...
  5. ncbi Unfolding the invisible of the visible: gendered constructions of patient participation
    Christina Foss
    Institute of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Nurs Inq 15:299-308. 2008
    ..The study demonstrates the possibilities inherent in using visuals as data by exemplifying how illustrations from health journals from Scandinavia reflect otherwise veiled and/or unconscious gendered attitudes on user participation...
  6. doi Informal caregivers' participation when older adults in Norway are discharged from the hospital
    Line Kildal Bragstad
    Department of Nursing Science, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Health Soc Care Community 22:155-68. 2014
    ....
  7. pmc The indispensable intermediaries: a qualitative study of informal caregivers' struggle to achieve influence at and after hospital discharge
    Line Kildal Bragstad
    Department of Nursing Science, Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo, P, O, Box 1130, Blindern, NO 0318 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:331. 2014
    ..This paper aims to describe the informal caregivers' experiences of influencing decision-making at and after hospital discharge for home-bound older relatives...
  8. pmc Factors predicting a successful post-discharge outcome for individuals aged 80 years and over
    Line Kildal Bragstad
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Nursing Science, Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo, P O Box 1130 Blindern, NO 0318 Oslo, Norway
    Int J Integr Care 12:e147. 2012
    ....
  9. doi Empowerment and bariatric surgery: negotiations of credibility and control
    Ingrid Ruud Knutsen
    University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Qual Health Res 23:66-77. 2013
    ..Based on the findings we suggest that contemporary discourses of empowerment as practice might leave the participants "trapped" within the ambivalence of freedom and control...
  10. doi Morbidly obese patients and lifestyle change: constructing ethical selves
    Ingrid Ruud Knutsen
    Akershus University College, Lillestrom, Norway University of Oslo
    Nurs Inq 18:348-58. 2011
    ..The intention in the course is to empower individuals towards lifestyle changes. The findings provide a basis to question whether these kinds of courses create new forms of compliance and dependency...
  11. doi Elders and patient participation revisited - a discourse analytic approach to older persons' reflections on patient participation
    Christina Foss
    Department of Nursing and Health Sciences, Institute of Health and Society, Blindern, Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Nurs 20:2014-22. 2011
    ..This study focuses on how older persons' accounts of participation might be framed and constructed based on their social and historical situatedness...
  12. ncbi Measuring the participation of elderly patients in the discharge process from hospital: a critical review of existing instruments
    Christina Foss
    Department of Nursing and Health Sciences, Institute of Health and Society, Blindern, Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Caring Sci 24:46-55. 2010
    ..The major finding of the review is that none of the existing instruments capture the full range of participation, nor do they cover those areas of the discharge process identified by elderly patients themselves as the most essential...
  13. ncbi Gender bias in nursing care? Gender-related differences in patient satisfaction with the quality of nursing care
    Christina Foss
    Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Nursing Science, University of Oslo, Kirkeveien 166, PO Box 1120 Blindern, N 0317 Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Caring Sci 16:19-26. 2002
    ..As the reasons for the findings may be derived from several sources it becomes evident that there is a need for further research using alternative approaches...