Affiliation: University of Iceland
- Whose voice? Whose experiences? Women's qualitative accounts of general and private discussion of premenstrual syndromeHerdis Sveinsdottir
Department of Nursing, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
Scand J Caring Sci 16:414-23. 2002....
- Occupational stress, job satisfaction, and working environment among Icelandic nurses: a cross-sectional questionnaire surveyHerdis Sveinsdottir
Department of Nursing and Institute of Nursing Research, University of Iceland, Eiriksgata 34, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
Int J Nurs Stud 43:875-89. 2006..Nurses' occupational stress decreases job satisfaction, increases turnover rate, and reduces nursing quality. At different workplaces nurses are confronted with different work tasks, working conditions and hence different sources of stress...
- Women's attitudes to hormone replacement therapy in the aftermath of the Women's Health Initiative studyHerdis Sveinsdottir
Faculty of Nursing, University of Iceland, Reykjavik
J Adv Nurs 54:572-84. 2006..This paper is a report of a study conducted in 2004 on the determinants of attitudes towards hormone replacement therapy in the aftermath of the report on the findings of the Women's Health Initiative study...
- Self-assessed quality of sleep, occupational health, working environment, illness experience and job satisfaction of female nurses working different combination of shiftsHerdis Sveinsdottir
Eiríksgötu, Reykjavik, Iceland
Scand J Caring Sci 20:229-37. 2006..The aim of this study was to describe and compare the self-assessed quality of sleep, occupational health, working environment, illness experience and job satisfaction among female nurses working different combinations of shifts...
- Self-assessed occupational health and working environment of female nurses, cabin crew and teachersHerdis Sveinsdottir
Faculty of Nursing, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
Scand J Caring Sci 21:262-73. 2007..The aim of this study was to describe and compare the self-assessed occupational health among female nurses, cabin crew and teachers, in relation to their working environment...
- Predictors of self-assessed physical and mental health of Icelandic nurses: results from a national surveyHerdis Sveinsdottir
Faculty of Nursing, University of Iceland, Eiriksgata 34, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
Int J Nurs Stud 45:1479-89. 2008..Recent health care organizational changes have been associated with stress and musculoskeletal disorders in nurses. However, studies are lacking on what factors are the most important predictors of poor self-assessed health among nurses...
- Maternal attitudes towards home birth and their effect on birth outcomes in Iceland: A prospective cohort studyBerglind Halfdansdottir
Faculty of Nursing, School of Health Sciences, University of Iceland, Eirberg, Eiriksgata 34, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland Electronic address
Midwifery 34:95-104. 2016..to examine the relationship between attitudes towards home birth and birth outcomes, and whether women's attitudes towards birth and intervention affected this relationship...
- Praise matters: the influence of nurse unit managers' praise on nurses' practice, work environment and job satisfaction: a questionnaire studyHerdis Sveinsdottir
University of Iceland, Faculty of Nursing, Reykjavik, Iceland
J Adv Nurs 72:558-68. 2016..The aim of this study was to investigate the associations between praise from nurse unit managers and job satisfaction, professional practice, workload, work climate and organizational commitment of nurses caring for surgical patients...
- Attitudes of Registered and Licensed Practical Nurses About the Importance of Families in Surgical Hospital Units: Findings From the Landspitali University Hospital Family Nursing Implementation ProjectKatrin Blondal
University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland Landspitali The National University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland
J Fam Nurs 20:355-375. 2014..outpatient units) had an effect on the nurses' attitudes toward families. The influence of work experience on attitudes toward family care warrants further exploration...
- Autonomy in place of birth: a concept analysisBerglind Halfdansdottir
University of Iceland, Eirberg, Eiriksgata 34, 101, Reykjavik, Iceland
Med Health Care Philos 18:591-600. 2015..The attributes of the definition can serve as a useful tool for pregnant women, midwives, and other health professionals in contemplating their moral status and discussing place of birth. ..
- Predictors of psychological distress in patients at home following cardiac surgery: an explorative panel studyHerdis Sveinsdottir
Faculty of Nursing, University of Iceland, Eirberg Eiríksgötu 34, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 11:339-48. 2012..Knowledge is lacking on what predicts psychological distress in cardiac surgery patients...
- Postoperative psychological distress in patients having total hip or knee replacements: an exploratory panel studyHerdis Sveinsdottir
Faculty of Nursing, University of Iceland, Landspitali University Hospital, Eirbergi, Eiríksgötu, Reykjavik, Iceland
Orthop Nurs 31:302-11. 2012....