Yvonne Wengstrom

Summary

Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. doi request reprint European Oncology Nursing Society breakthrough cancer pain guidelines
    Yvonne Wengstrom
    Karolinska Institutet, Department of Neurobiology, Care Science and Society, Division of Nursing, Huddinge, Sweden Electronic address
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 18:127-31. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Patients' knowledge and experience of adjuvant endocrine therapy for early breast cancer: a European study
    Yvonne Wengstrom
    European Oncology Nursing Society and Department for Neurobiology, Care Science and Society, Division for Nursing, Karolinska Institutet 23300, 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
    Breast 16:462-8. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Are women with breast cancer receiving sufficient education and information about their treatment?
    Yvonne Wengstrom
    Division of Nursing, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Nat Clin Pract Oncol 5:62-3. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Effectively nursing patients receiving aromatase inhibitor therapy
    Y Wengstrom
    Division of Nursing, Department of Neurobiology, Care Science and Society, Karolinska Institutet, 23300, 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
    Breast 17:227-38. 2008
  5. doi request reprint European Oncology Nursing Society extravasation guidelines
    Y Wengstrom
    University of Stirling, Department of Nursing and Midwifery, Cancer Care Research Centre, Scotland
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 12:357-61. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Changes in symptoms and lifestyle factors in patients seeking healthcare for gastrointestinal symptoms: an 18-year follow-up study
    Kerstin Stake-Nilsson
    aDepartment of Health and Caring Sciences, Faculty of Health and Occupational Studies, University of Gavle, Gavle bKarolinska University Hospital cDepartment of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Division of Nursing, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm dVP Novartis Pharma AG, Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 25:1470-7. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Descriptive epidemiology in relation to gender differences and treatment modalities 10 years after intracranial aneurysm rupture in the Stockholm cohort 1996-1999
    Ann Christin von Vogelsang
    Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Red Cross University College, Stockholm, Sweden Electronic address
    World Neurosurg 80:328-34. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life 10 years after intracranial aneurysm rupture: a retrospective cohort study using EQ-5D
    Ann Christin von Vogelsang
    Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences, and Society, Karolinska Insitutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Neurosurgery 72:397-405; discussion 405-6. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Mental health in significant others of patients dying from lung cancer
    Ulrika Ostlund
    Division of Nursing, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    Psychooncology 19:29-37. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint The course of Health Related Quality of Life in postmenopausal women with breast cancer from breast surgery and up to five years post-treatment
    Maria Browall
    School of Life Sciences, University of Skovde, Sweden Karolinska Institutet, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Division of Nursing, Stockholm, Sweden Electronic address
    Breast 22:952-7. 2013

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. doi request reprint European Oncology Nursing Society breakthrough cancer pain guidelines
    Yvonne Wengstrom
    Karolinska Institutet, Department of Neurobiology, Care Science and Society, Division of Nursing, Huddinge, Sweden Electronic address
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 18:127-31. 2014
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  2. ncbi request reprint Patients' knowledge and experience of adjuvant endocrine therapy for early breast cancer: a European study
    Yvonne Wengstrom
    European Oncology Nursing Society and Department for Neurobiology, Care Science and Society, Division for Nursing, Karolinska Institutet 23300, 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
    Breast 16:462-8. 2007
    ..Women's right to information and involvement in decision making are not respected. Greater efforts are required to ensure that all patients understand how different therapies work so that they can make informed decisions...
  3. ncbi request reprint Are women with breast cancer receiving sufficient education and information about their treatment?
    Yvonne Wengstrom
    Division of Nursing, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Nat Clin Pract Oncol 5:62-3. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Effectively nursing patients receiving aromatase inhibitor therapy
    Y Wengstrom
    Division of Nursing, Department of Neurobiology, Care Science and Society, Karolinska Institutet, 23300, 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
    Breast 17:227-38. 2008
    ..It also highlights the importance of patient education regarding AI therapy and involvement in treatment decisions, which may lead to better long-term adherence and ultimately to better outcomes...
  5. doi request reprint European Oncology Nursing Society extravasation guidelines
    Y Wengstrom
    University of Stirling, Department of Nursing and Midwifery, Cancer Care Research Centre, Scotland
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 12:357-61. 2008
    ..Nurses need to be aware of current evidence-based guidelines for detecting and managing vesicant extravasations and need to be prepared to administer evidence-based treatment...
  6. ncbi request reprint Changes in symptoms and lifestyle factors in patients seeking healthcare for gastrointestinal symptoms: an 18-year follow-up study
    Kerstin Stake-Nilsson
    aDepartment of Health and Caring Sciences, Faculty of Health and Occupational Studies, University of Gavle, Gavle bKarolinska University Hospital cDepartment of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Division of Nursing, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm dVP Novartis Pharma AG, Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 25:1470-7. 2013
    ..The data from this 18-year longitudinal study are intended to further elucidate the long-term natural course of functional gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms and possible influencing factors...
  7. doi request reprint Descriptive epidemiology in relation to gender differences and treatment modalities 10 years after intracranial aneurysm rupture in the Stockholm cohort 1996-1999
    Ann Christin von Vogelsang
    Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Red Cross University College, Stockholm, Sweden Electronic address
    World Neurosurg 80:328-34. 2013
    ..To describe epidemiology in relation to gender differences and treatment modalities 10 years after intracranial aneurysm rupture in the Stockholm cohort 1996-1999...
  8. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life 10 years after intracranial aneurysm rupture: a retrospective cohort study using EQ-5D
    Ann Christin von Vogelsang
    Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences, and Society, Karolinska Insitutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Neurosurgery 72:397-405; discussion 405-6. 2013
    ..Factors that may influence HRQoL after aneurysmal SAH include neurological outcome, perceived recovery, aneurysm treatment, and family support...
  9. doi request reprint Mental health in significant others of patients dying from lung cancer
    Ulrika Ostlund
    Division of Nursing, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    Psychooncology 19:29-37. 2010
    ..The present study explores the occurrence of symptoms of strain with regard to depression, exhaustion, and emotional well-being in significant others of patients dying from lung cancer, and how these symptoms coexist...
  10. ncbi request reprint The course of Health Related Quality of Life in postmenopausal women with breast cancer from breast surgery and up to five years post-treatment
    Maria Browall
    School of Life Sciences, University of Skovde, Sweden Karolinska Institutet, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Division of Nursing, Stockholm, Sweden Electronic address
    Breast 22:952-7. 2013
    ..We aimed to follow HRQOL in postmenopausal women (55-80 years) with breast cancer receiving adjuvant treatment, until five years post-treatment, and compare with a general population...
  11. doi request reprint Patterns of fatigue related to advanced disease and radiotherapy in patients with cancer-a comparative cross-sectional study of fatigue intensity and characteristics
    Carina Lundh Hagelin
    Research and Development Unit, Stockholms Sjukhem Foundation, Mariebergsgatan 22, Stockholm 112 35, Sweden
    Support Care Cancer 17:519-26. 2009
    ..Another aim was to explore the association of anxiety and depression with fatigue...
  12. ncbi request reprint What symptom and functional dimensions can be predictors for global ratings of overall quality of life in lung cancer patients?
    Ulrika Ostlund
    Division of Nursing, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, 23300, 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
    Support Care Cancer 15:1199-205. 2007
    ..This study explores what dimensions of a health-related quality of life (HRQOL) questionnaire predict global ratings of overall quality of life (QOL) in lung cancer patients in assessments by patients and significant others, respectively...
  13. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing agreement in symptom ratings by lung cancer patients and their significant others
    Agneta Wennman-Larsen
    Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Division of Nursing, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Pain Symptom Manage 33:146-55. 2007
    ..Factors found to influence agreement in various dimensions of symptoms and functioning were gender, patient age, and significant others' self-reported lack of family support, health problems, and caregiver esteem...
  14. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life in significant others of patients dying from lung cancer
    C Persson
    Division of Nursing, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    Palliat Med 22:239-47. 2008
    ..Thus, living with inoperable lung cancer in the family and then facing the death of a family member affects most of the HRQOL dimensions...
  15. doi request reprint Fatigue dimensions in patients with advanced cancer in relation to time of survival and quality of life
    C Lundh Hagelin
    Research and Development Unit, Stockholms Sjukhem Foundation, Stockholm, Sweden
    Palliat Med 23:171-8. 2009
    ..Fatigue in all dimensions increased, as patients got closer to death. The association between fatigue and both QoL and negative emotions faded away during the last days and weeks of life...
  16. ncbi request reprint Transitional experiences in patients following intracranial aneurysm rupture
    Ann Christin von Vogelsang
    Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Red Cross University College, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 23:1263-73. 2014
    ..To describe changes and transitions in everyday life in the first two years following an intracranial aneurysm rupture...
  17. doi request reprint Validity and reliability of the Swedish version of the Memorial Symptom Assessment Scale (MSAS): an instrument for the evaluation of symptom prevalence, characteristics, and distress
    Maria Browall
    Division of Nursing, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Pain Symptom Manage 46:131-41. 2013
    ..There are few scales in Swedish that assess symptoms in the dimensions of frequency, severity, and distress...
  18. ncbi request reprint Adapting to life after burn injury--reflections on care
    Oili Dahl
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Section of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Burn Care Res 33:595-605. 2012
    ..A multidisciplinary team approach for pain treatment needs to be prioritized. In addition, multidisciplinary follow-up after burns need to include patients with minor burns...
  19. ncbi request reprint Development in quality of relationship between the significant other and the lung cancer patient as perceived by the significant other
    Agneta Wennman-Larsen
    Division of Nursing, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 12:430-5. 2008
    ..To prospectively explore the quality of the relationship between significant others and patients during lung cancer, based on the perceptions of the significant others...
  20. ncbi request reprint The cultural adaptation and validation of a Swedish version of the Satisfaction With Appearance Scale (SWAP-Swe)
    Oili Dahl
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Section of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, S 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden Electronic address
    Burns 40:598-605. 2014
    ..Body image dissatisfaction is a source of stress after burns and it is important to attempt to objectively measure this aspect. Unfortunately, there are no Swedish questionnaires to assess satisfaction of appearance after burns...
  21. doi request reprint Cognitive, physical, and psychological status after intracranial aneurysm rupture: a cross-sectional study of a Stockholm case series 1996 to 1999
    Ann Christin von Vogelsang
    Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    World Neurosurg 79:130-5. 2013
    ..We sought to (1) describe psychological, physical, and cognitive functions in patients 10 years after intracranial aneurysm rupture and (2) identify any differences in outcome variables between age groups, gender or aneurysm locations...
  22. doi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine used by persons with functional gastrointestinal disorders to alleviate symptom distress
    Kerstin Stake-Nilsson
    Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, University of Gavle, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 21:800-8. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the complementary and alternative medicine methods most commonly used to alleviate symptom distress in persons with functional gastrointestinal disorders...
  23. ncbi request reprint Transitional experiences of women with breast cancer within the first year following diagnosis
    Lisa McCann
    Cancer Care Research Centre, Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Stirling, UK
    J Clin Nurs 19:1969-76. 2010
    ..To explore the experiences of 12 women with breast cancer, involved in a large longitudinal qualitative study designed to explore the experiences of people with cancer within the first year following diagnosis...
  24. ncbi request reprint Combining qualitative and quantitative research within mixed method research designs: a methodological review
    Ulrika Ostlund
    Division of Nursing, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Nurs Stud 48:369-83. 2011
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Sleep patterns and sleep-impairing factors of persons providing informal care for people with cancer: a critical review of the literature
    Grigorios Kotronoulas
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dundee, Scotland
    Cancer Nurs 36:E1-15. 2013
    ..Clinician awareness is required to ensure that effective care for informal caregivers with sleep problems is provided...
  26. ncbi request reprint Quantitative assessment of skin erythema due to radiotherapy--evaluation of different measurements
    Yvonne Wengstrom
    Department of Nursing Research, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Radiother Oncol 72:191-7. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate a new objective measure with regard to reliability and validity and compare it with an established objective measure and a visual assessment...
  27. ncbi request reprint WISECARE+: Results of a European study of a nursing intervention for the management of chemotherapy-related symptoms
    Nora Kearney
    Cancer Care Research Centre, Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Stirling, UK
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 12:443-8. 2008
    ..Symptom outcomes were compared before and after the introduction of the intervention with positive impact on patients' experiences of nausea, vomiting and oral problems. Fatigue was not significantly improved...
  28. doi request reprint Evidence-based practice: attitudes, knowledge and behaviour among allied health care professionals
    Susanne Heiwe
    Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Qual Health Care 23:198-209. 2011
    ..To explore dieticians', occupational therapists' and physical therapists' attitudes, beliefs, knowledge and behaviour concerning evidence-based practice within a university hospital setting...
  29. ncbi request reprint Nurses' experiences of clinical use of a quality of life instrument in palliative care
    Carina Lundh Hagelin
    Karolinska Institute Research and Development Unit, Stockholms Sjukhem Foundation, and Department of Oncology Pathology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Contemp Nurse 27:29-38. 2007
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Quality of life and persisting symptoms after oesophageal cancer surgery
    Pernilla Viklund
    Unit of Esophageal and Gastric Research, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery P9 03, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer 42:1407-14. 2006
    ..Thus, patients who undergo oesophageal cancer resection suffer greatly from reduced QoL and several general and oesophageal-specific symptoms six months postoperatively...
  31. ncbi request reprint Supportive care for patients with oesophageal and other upper gastrointestinal cancers: The role of a specialist nurse in the team
    Pernilla Viklund
    Unit of Esophageal and Gastric Research, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 10:353-63. 2006
    ..Thus, specialist nurses can be recommended as leaders of the care pathway of patients with upper gastrointestinal cancers...