Affiliation: Uppsala University
- Burn-specific health 2 years to 7 years after burn injuryCaisa Oster
Department of Neuroscience Psychiatry, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:1119-24; discussion 1124. 2013..Knowledge concerning the pattern of recovery and predictors of burn-specific health years after burn injury is limited, and these factors were therefore assessed with a disease-specific instrument, the Burn Specific Health Scale-Brief...
- Health-related quality of life 2 years to 7 years after burn injuryCaisa Oster
Department of Neuroscience Psychiatry, Uppsala University, University Hospital, SE 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
J Trauma 71:1435-41. 2011..Knowledge concerning the trajectory and predictors of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) years after burn injury is fragmentary and these factors were therefore assessed using the EQ-5D questionnaire...
- Return to work after burn--a prospective studyCaisa Oster
Department of Neuroscience Psychiatry, Uppsala University, SE 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
Burns 37:1117-24. 2011..Identification of risk factors associated with difficulties in RTW is required in order to execute individualized vocational rehabilitation...
- Return to work after burn injury: burn-injured individuals' perception of barriers and facilitatorsCaisa Oster
Departments of Neuroscience Psychiatry, Plastic Surgery and Burn Center, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
J Burn Care Res 31:540-50. 2010..The need in rehabilitation for a coordinator and for assessment of work capacity, and not solely a focus on impairments, is discussed...
- Validation of the EQ-5D questionnaire in burn injured adultsCaisa Oster
Department of Neuroscience Psychiatry, University Hospital, SE 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
Burns 35:723-32. 2009..The EQ-5D is a standardized generic instrument for assessing HRQoL. Its psychometric properties in a group of burn injured individuals are, however, not known...
- Health-related quality of life in family members of patients with burnsJosefin Bäckström
From the Department of Neuroscience, Psychiatry, Uppsala University, Sweden and Department of Surgical Sciences, Plastic Surgery, Uppsala University, Sweden
J Burn Care Res 35:243-50. 2014..In summary, HRQoL assessed with VAS scores increased slightly during the first year postburn, and early screening for life events and psychological symptoms, and HRQoL might be useful in identifying family members in need of support. ..