Herdis Sveinsdottir

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Affiliation: University of Iceland
Country: Iceland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Whose voice? Whose experiences? Women's qualitative accounts of general and private discussion of premenstrual syndrome
    Herdis Sveinsdottir
    Department of Nursing, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 16:414-23. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Occupational stress, job satisfaction, and working environment among Icelandic nurses: a cross-sectional questionnaire survey
    Herdis 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
  3. ncbi request reprint Women's attitudes to hormone replacement therapy in the aftermath of the Women's Health Initiative study
    Herdis Sveinsdottir
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Iceland, Reykjavik
    J Adv Nurs 54:572-84. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Self-assessed quality of sleep, occupational health, working environment, illness experience and job satisfaction of female nurses working different combination of shifts
    Herdis Sveinsdottir
    Eiríksgötu, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Scand J Caring Sci 20:229-37. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Self-assessed occupational health and working environment of female nurses, cabin crew and teachers
    Herdis Sveinsdottir
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Scand J Caring Sci 21:262-73. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Predictors of self-assessed physical and mental health of Icelandic nurses: results from a national survey
    Herdis Sveinsdottir
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Iceland, Eiriksgata 34, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:1479-89. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Maternal attitudes towards home birth and their effect on birth outcomes in Iceland: A prospective cohort study
    Berglind Halfdansdottir
    Faculty of Nursing, School of Health Sciences, University of Iceland, Eirberg, Eiriksgata 34, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland Electronic address
    Midwifery 34:95-104. 2016
  8. doi request reprint Praise matters: the influence of nurse unit managers' praise on nurses' practice, work environment and job satisfaction: a questionnaire study
    Herdis Sveinsdottir
    University of Iceland, Faculty of Nursing, Reykjavik, Iceland
    J Adv Nurs 72:558-68. 2016
  9. ncbi request reprint 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 Project
    Katrin Blondal
    University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland Landspitali The National University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland
    J Fam Nurs 20:355-375. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Autonomy in place of birth: a concept analysis
    Berglind Halfdansdottir
    University of Iceland, Eirberg, Eiriksgata 34, 101, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Med Health Care Philos 18:591-600. 2015

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Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Whose voice? Whose experiences? Women's qualitative accounts of general and private discussion of premenstrual syndrome
    Herdis Sveinsdottir
    Department of Nursing, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 16:414-23. 2002
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  2. ncbi request reprint Occupational stress, job satisfaction, and working environment among Icelandic nurses: a cross-sectional questionnaire survey
    Herdis 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint Women's attitudes to hormone replacement therapy in the aftermath of the Women's Health Initiative study
    Herdis 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint Self-assessed quality of sleep, occupational health, working environment, illness experience and job satisfaction of female nurses working different combination of shifts
    Herdis 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Self-assessed occupational health and working environment of female nurses, cabin crew and teachers
    Herdis 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...
  6. doi request reprint Predictors of self-assessed physical and mental health of Icelandic nurses: results from a national survey
    Herdis 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...
  7. doi request reprint Maternal attitudes towards home birth and their effect on birth outcomes in Iceland: A prospective cohort study
    Berglind 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...
  8. doi request reprint Praise matters: the influence of nurse unit managers' praise on nurses' practice, work environment and job satisfaction: a questionnaire study
    Herdis 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint 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 Project
    Katrin 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...
  10. doi request reprint Autonomy in place of birth: a concept analysis
    Berglind 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. ..
  11. doi request reprint Predictors of psychological distress in patients at home following cardiac surgery: an explorative panel study
    Herdis 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...
  12. doi request reprint Postoperative psychological distress in patients having total hip or knee replacements: an exploratory panel study
    Herdis Sveinsdottir
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Iceland, Landspitali University Hospital, Eirbergi, Eiríksgötu, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Orthop Nurs 31:302-11. 2012
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