A Westergren

Summary

Affiliation: Lund University
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Detection of eating difficulties after stroke: a systematic review
    A Westergren
    Section of Gerontology and Caring Sciences, Department of Health Sciences, Lund University
    Int Nurs Rev 53:143-9. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Initial validation of the Swedish version of the London Handicap Scale
    Albert Westergren
    Division of Gerontology and Caring Sciences, Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, P O Box 157, 221 00 SE Lund, Sweden
    Qual Life Res 15:1251-6. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Eating difficulties, complications and nursing interventions during a period of three months after a stroke
    A Westergren
    Department of Nursing, Medical Faculty, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    J Adv Nurs 35:416-26. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Eating difficulties, need for assisted eating, nutritional status and pressure ulcers in patients admitted for stroke rehabilitation
    A Westergren
    Department of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 10:257-69. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Nursing assessment of dysphagia among patients with stroke
    A Westergren
    Centre for Caring Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 13:274-82. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint Eating difficulties in relation to gender, length of stay, and discharge to institutional care, among patients in stroke rehabilitation
    A Westergren
    Department of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, P O Box 157, SE 221 00 Lund, Sweden
    Disabil Rehabil 24:523-33. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Functioning and subjective health among stroke survivors after discharge from hospital
    Zada Pajalic
    Department of Health Sciences, Kristianstad University, Kristianstad, Sweden
    J Adv Nurs 54:457-66. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint The significance of importance: an evaluation of Ferrans and Powers' Quality of Life Index
    Peter Hagell
    Division of Gerontology and Caring Sciences, Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, P O Box 157, SE 221 00, Lund, Sweden
    Qual Life Res 15:867-76. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Bowel function among people 75+ reporting faecal incontinence in relation to help seeking, dependency and quality of life
    Karin Stenzelius
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University and Department of Urology, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 16:458-68. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Exploring determinants for quality of life among older people in pain and in need of help for daily living
    Ulf Jakobsson
    Department of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 16:95-104. 2007

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Detection of eating difficulties after stroke: a systematic review
    A Westergren
    Section of Gerontology and Caring Sciences, Department of Health Sciences, Lund University
    Int Nurs Rev 53:143-9. 2006
    ..There is a lack of systematic reviews about methods to be used by nurses in their screening for eating difficulties...
  2. ncbi request reprint Initial validation of the Swedish version of the London Handicap Scale
    Albert Westergren
    Division of Gerontology and Caring Sciences, Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, P O Box 157, 221 00 SE Lund, Sweden
    Qual Life Res 15:1251-6. 2006
    ..To adapt and evaluate the unweighted version of the London Handicap Scale (LHS) for use in Sweden...
  3. ncbi request reprint Eating difficulties, complications and nursing interventions during a period of three months after a stroke
    A Westergren
    Department of Nursing, Medical Faculty, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    J Adv Nurs 35:416-26. 2001
    ..The aim was also to explore common characteristics of eating difficulties that influenced the ability to finish meals...
  4. ncbi request reprint Eating difficulties, need for assisted eating, nutritional status and pressure ulcers in patients admitted for stroke rehabilitation
    A Westergren
    Department of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 10:257-69. 2001
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Nursing assessment of dysphagia among patients with stroke
    A Westergren
    Centre for Caring Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 13:274-82. 1999
    ..These have to be repeated and included in nursing care assessment. Overall stroke severity is an indicator of dysphagia...
  6. ncbi request reprint Eating difficulties in relation to gender, length of stay, and discharge to institutional care, among patients in stroke rehabilitation
    A Westergren
    Department of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, P O Box 157, SE 221 00 Lund, Sweden
    Disabil Rehabil 24:523-33. 2002
    ..To describe and compare eating difficulties from admission to discharge, with regard to length of stay (LOS) and discharge to institutional care, as well as in relation to gender...
  7. ncbi request reprint Functioning and subjective health among stroke survivors after discharge from hospital
    Zada Pajalic
    Department of Health Sciences, Kristianstad University, Kristianstad, Sweden
    J Adv Nurs 54:457-66. 2006
    ..A further aim was to investigate patterns of functions and activities, and associations between functioning and subjective health...
  8. ncbi request reprint The significance of importance: an evaluation of Ferrans and Powers' Quality of Life Index
    Peter Hagell
    Division of Gerontology and Caring Sciences, Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, P O Box 157, SE 221 00, Lund, Sweden
    Qual Life Res 15:867-76. 2006
    ..This study has implications also beyond the QLI regarding, e.g., the use of multiplicative weights and the relationship between life satisfaction and QoL...
  9. ncbi request reprint Bowel function among people 75+ reporting faecal incontinence in relation to help seeking, dependency and quality of life
    Karin Stenzelius
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University and Department of Urology, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 16:458-68. 2007
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  10. ncbi request reprint Exploring determinants for quality of life among older people in pain and in need of help for daily living
    Ulf Jakobsson
    Department of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 16:95-104. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the quality of life and related factors among older people who are in pain and in need of help to manage daily living...
  11. doi request reprint Functional ability and health complaints among older people with a combination of public and informal care vs. public care only
    Staffan Karlsson
    Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 22:136-48. 2008
    ..The results indicate that there is a shift from the substitution to the complementary model and highlights that attention to the family carers is needed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Older women and men with urinary symptoms
    Karin Stenzelius
    Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, P O Box 157, SE 221 00 Lund, Sweden
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 43:249-65. 2006
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  13. ncbi request reprint Statistical methods for assessing agreement for ordinal data
    Ulf Jakobsson
    Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 19:427-31. 2005
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  14. ncbi request reprint Old people in pain: a comparative study
    Ulf Jakobsson
    Department of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    J Pain Symptom Manage 26:625-36. 2003
    ..These data highlight the importance of identifying old people in pain. Those who are older and those affected by pain are at greater risk of also being troubled by other problems, such as functional limitations and lowered QOL...
  15. ncbi request reprint Overall and health related quality of life among the oldest old in pain
    Ulf Jakobsson
    Department of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Qual Life Res 13:125-36. 2004
    ..The aim was also to test how these variables were related to QoL among the oldest old in pain...
  16. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of urinary and faecal incontinence among men and women 75+ in relations to health complaints and quality of life
    Karin Stenzelius
    Department of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, PO Box 157, SE 22100 Lund, Sweden
    Neurourol Urodyn 23:211-22. 2004
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  17. ncbi request reprint Pain management in elderly persons who require assistance with activities of daily living: a comparison of those living at home with those in special accommodations
    Ulf Jakobsson
    Department of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, P O Box 157, SE 221 00 Lund, Sweden
    Eur J Pain 8:335-44. 2004
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Patterns of health complaints among people 75+ in relation to quality of life and need of help
    Karin Stenzelius
    Department of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, P O Box 157, SE 221 00 Lund, Sweden
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 40:85-102. 2005
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Ethical considerations of refusing nutrition after stroke
    Lars Sandman
    School of Health Sciences, University College of Boras, Boras, Sweden
    Nurs Ethics 15:147-59. 2008
    ..However, if patients persist with their refusal, health care professionals should force nutritional treatment only when it is clear that the patients will re-evaluate their future life...
  20. ncbi request reprint Oral health and nutritional status in a group of geriatric rehabilitation patients
    Pia Andersson
    Department of Health Sciences, Kristianstad University, Kristianstad, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 16:311-8. 2002
    ..32) to nutritional status. Problems with swallowing had the strongest association to the nutritional status (OR 6.05; 95% CI 2.41-15.18). This study demonstrated that poor oral health status was related to undernourishment...
  21. ncbi request reprint A controlled trial of an educational programme for people with Parkinson's disease
    Susanne Lindskov
    Department of Geriatrics and Neurology, Central Hospital Kristianstad, Northeast Skåne Health Care District, Kristianstad, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 16:368-76. 2007
    ..To evaluate patient-reported health outcomes of a multidisciplinary group educational programme for people with Parkinson's disease (PD), delivered as part of routine clinical practice...
  22. ncbi request reprint Eating difficulties, assisted eating and nutritional status in elderly (> or = 65 years) patients in hospital rehabilitation
    Albert Westergren
    Department of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, P O Box 198, SE 221 00, Lund, Sweden
    Int J Nurs Stud 39:341-51. 2002
    ..Deglutition and ingestion difficulties and low energy were associated with assisted eating, and low energy associated with malnutrition. Underestimation of low energy puts patients at risk of having or developing malnutrition...