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A 1-year follow up of psychological wellbeing after subtotal and total hysterectomy--a randomised study.

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Source
BJOG. 2010 Mar;117(4):479-87
Publication Type
Article
Date
Mar-2010
Author
Persson, P
Brynhildsen, J
Kjølhede, P
Author Affiliation
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden. par.persson@akademiska.se
Source
BJOG. 2010 Mar;117(4):479-87
Date
Mar-2010
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Adult
Anxiety Disorders - etiology
Depressive Disorder - etiology
Female
Follow-Up Studies
Health status
Humans
Hysterectomy - adverse effects - methods - psychology
Mental health
Middle Aged
Patient satisfaction
Postoperative Complications - psychology
Prospective Studies
Psychometrics
Quality of Life
Abstract
OBJECTIVE: To compare subtotal abdominal hysterectomy (SH) and total abdominal hysterectomy (TH) regarding influence on postoperative psychological wellbeing and surgical outcome measurements. DESIGN: A prospective, open, randomised multicentre trial. SETTING: Seven hospitals and one private clinic in the south-east of Sweden. POPULATION: Two-hundred women scheduled for abdominal hysterectomy for benign conditions were enrolled in the study; 179 women completed the study (94 SH and 85 TH). METHODS: Four different psychometric tests were used to measure general wellbeing, depression and anxiety preoperatively, and at 6 and 12 months postoperatively. Statistical analysis of variance and covariance were used. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Effects of operating method on psychological wellbeing postoperatively. Analysis of demographic, clinical and surgical data, including peri- and postoperative complications and complaints at follow up. RESULTS: No significant differences were observed between the two groups in any of the psychometric tests. Both surgical methods were associated with a significantly higher degree of psychological wellbeing at 6 and 12 months postoperatively, compared with preoperatively. No significant differences were found in the clinical measures including complications. A substantial number of women experienced persistent cyclic vaginal bleedings after SH. Neither minor or major postoperative complications, nor serum concentration of sex hormones, were associated with general psychological wellbeing 12 months after the operation. CONCLUSIONS: General psychological wellbeing is equally improved after both SH and TH within 12 months of the operation, and does not seem to be associated with the occurrence of peroperative complications or serum concentration of sex hormones.
PubMed ID
20074265 View in PubMed
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[7 out of 10 satisfied with hospital food--is better, but not good enough].

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature143873
Source
Lakartidningen. 2010 Mar 31-Apr 13;107(13-14):926; discussion 926-7
Publication Type
Article
Author
Maria Wallhager
Catharina Elmsäter-Svärd
Source
Lakartidningen. 2010 Mar 31-Apr 13;107(13-14):926; discussion 926-7
Language
Swedish
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Food - standards
Food Handling - standards
Food Service, Hospital - standards
Humans
Patient satisfaction
Sweden
PubMed ID
20432872 View in PubMed
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A 10-year follow-up study of fixed metal ceramic prosthodontics.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature75777
Source
J Oral Rehabil. 1997 Oct;24(10):713-7
Publication Type
Article
Date
Oct-1997
Author
R. Näpänkangas
M A Salonen
A M Raustia
Author Affiliation
Department of Prosthetic Dentistry and Stomatognathic Physiology, University of Oulu, Finland.
Source
J Oral Rehabil. 1997 Oct;24(10):713-7
Date
Oct-1997
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Adult
Aged
Cementation
Ceramics
Crowns
Dental Abutments
Dental Porcelain
Dental Prosthesis Design
Denture Design
Denture, Partial, Fixed
Esthetics, Dental
Evaluation Studies
Female
Follow-Up Studies
Gingival Hemorrhage - etiology
Gingival Pocket - etiology
Humans
Male
Metal Ceramic Alloys
Middle Aged
Oral Hygiene
Patient satisfaction
Post and Core Technique
Radiography, Dental
Retrospective Studies
Students, Dental
Surface Properties
Zinc Phosphate Cement
Abstract
The aim of this retrospective study was to record patients' satisfaction with fixed metal ceramic bridges and crowns made by dental students and to evaluate the functioning and condition of the bridges and crowns clinically and radiologically. Out of the 60 patients treated at the Institute of Dentistry during 1984-85, 30 patients attended the follow-up examination (16 women, mean age 39, range 23-62 years and 14 men, mean age 44, range 26-65 years). The anamnestic data and data regarding treatment procedures were collected from the patient files. The patients had been supplied with 41 crowns and 24 bridges (mean 3.9 units, range 3-6 units), which included 61 abutments and 33 pontics or cantilever extensions (abutment/pontic ratio 1.85: 1). Marginal fidelity was unsatisfactory in 13% of the crowns and bridges and gingival bleeding and pockets of 4-6 mm were noted in 27% and 12% of cases, respectively. None of the subjects had caries in the abutments.
PubMed ID
9372460 View in PubMed
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20 years follow-up after the first microsurgical lumbar discectomies in Iceland.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature165998
Source
Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2007 Jan;149(1):51-8; discussion 57-8
Publication Type
Article
Date
Jan-2007
Author
M. Jensdottir
K. Gudmundsson
B. Hannesson
G. Gudmundsson
Author Affiliation
Department of Neurosurgery, Landspítali University Hospital, Reykjavík, Iceland. margretjens@gmail.com
Source
Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2007 Jan;149(1):51-8; discussion 57-8
Date
Jan-2007
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Adolescent
Adult
Diskectomy
Employment
Female
Follow-Up Studies
Humans
Iceland
Intervertebral Disc Displacement - surgery
Lumbar Vertebrae
Male
Microsurgery
Middle Aged
Patient satisfaction
Recurrence
Retrospective Studies
Treatment Outcome
Abstract
Microsurgical discectomies are an established procedure in spinal surgery. This operating technique was first used in the Department of Neurosurgery in Iceland in 1981 and has become standard operative treatment for herniated lumbar discs. There is a great variability in outcome reports regarding recurrence rate and re-operation rate. Few articles are based on follow-up of more than 10 years. This article presents the results of a 20 years follow-up study.
A retrospective study of all patients undergoing microsurgical discectomy for herniated lumbar disc, from June 1, 1981 to December 31, 1984. Outcome, based on recurrence rate, return to work and patient satisfaction was determined by a self-evaluation questionnaire, phone interviews and patient medical records.
Of the 170 patients, 134 (78.8%) were included in the study (M:F, 58:42%). Preoperative symptoms: back pain with sciatica 108 (80.6%), sciatica 20 (14.9%), back pain 2 (1.5%). Mean follow-up time was 20.7 years (19.5-22.8). Recurrence rate was 12.7%. 19 patients (14.2%) underwent a subsequent lumbar operation at a different level or side. A majority of patients 108 (80.6%) returned to previous level of work, 26 (19.4%) lost some or all working capabilities. Patient satisfaction was high, 91.1% reporting excellent (68.7%) or good (22.4%) results. 5.2% of patients rated the outcome fair and 3.7% poor. Women reported worse outcome than men, excellent M:F 74.7:60.7%, and poor 7.1:1.3%. There was no significant difference in patient satisfaction in patients undergoing additional operations or those with recurrence of the herniated disc.
Outcome was very good with 92.0% return to work and 91.1% patient satisfaction. The recurrence rate was 12.7% with a substantial number of cases occurring 10-20 years after operation. To conclude, microsurgical discectomies maintain a high success rate in the long-term.
PubMed ID
17180308 View in PubMed
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2010 Canadian Hypertension Education Program recommendations: An annual update.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature142153
Source
Can Fam Physician. 2010 Jul;56(7):649-53
Publication Type
Article
Date
Jul-2010
Author
Norm Campbell
Margaret Moy Lum Kwong
Source
Can Fam Physician. 2010 Jul;56(7):649-53
Date
Jul-2010
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Canada
Diabetic Angiopathies - prevention & control - therapy
Education, Medical, Continuing
Guideline Adherence
Health promotion
Humans
Hypertension - prevention & control - therapy
Program Evaluation
Notes
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Cites: JAMA. 2002 Feb 27;287(8):1003-1011866648
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Cites: Can J Cardiol. 2002 Jun;18(6):657-6112107423
Cites: J Hypertens. 2004 Jan;22(1):11-915106785
Cites: Fam Pract. 1997 Apr;14(2):160-769137956
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Comment In: Can Fam Physician. 2010 Sep;56(9):86920841585
PubMed ID
20631271 View in PubMed
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2011 Canadian Association of Gastroenterology educational needs assessment report.

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Source
Can J Gastroenterol. 2011 May;25(5):244-6
Publication Type
Article
Date
May-2011
Author
Craig Render
Sandra Daniels
Source
Can J Gastroenterol. 2011 May;25(5):244-6
Date
May-2011
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Canada
Education, Medical, Continuing
Gastroenterology - education
Humans
Needs Assessment
PubMed ID
21647455 View in PubMed
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The 2015 National Cancer Program in Sweden: Introducing standardized care pathways in a decentralized system.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature284148
Source
Health Policy. 2016 Dec;120(12):1378-1382
Publication Type
Article
Date
Dec-2016
Author
Jens Wilkens
Hans Thulesius
Ingrid Schmidt
Christina Carlsson
Source
Health Policy. 2016 Dec;120(12):1378-1382
Date
Dec-2016
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Antineoplastic Protocols - standards
Continuity of Patient Care
Health Care Reform - methods
Health Policy
Humans
National Health Programs
Patient satisfaction
Politics
Sweden
Waiting Lists
Abstract
Starting in 2015, the Swedish government has initiated a national reform to standardize cancer patient pathways and thereby eventually speed up treatment of cancer. Cancer care in Sweden is characterized by high survival rates and a generally high quality albeit long waiting times. The objective with the new national program to standardize cancer care pathways is to reduce these waiting times, increase patient satisfaction with cancer care and reduce regional inequalities. A new time-point for measuring the start of a care process is introduced called well-founded suspicion, which is individually designed for each cancer diagnosis. While medical guidelines are well established earlier, the standardisation is achieved by defining time boundaries for each step in the process. The cancer reform program is a collaborative effort initiated and incentivized by the central government while multi-professional groups develop the time-bound standardized care pathways, which the regional authorities are responsible for implementing. The broad stakeholder engagement and time-bound guidelines are interesting approaches to study for other countries that need to streamline care processes.
PubMed ID
27823827 View in PubMed
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Aboriginal users of Canadian quitlines: an exploratory analysis.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature160066
Source
Tob Control. 2007 Dec;16 Suppl 1:i60-4
Publication Type
Article
Date
Dec-2007
Author
Lynda M Hayward
H Sharon Campbell
Carol Sutherland-Brown
Author Affiliation
Centre for Behavioural Research and Program Evaluation, Lyle S Hallman Institute, Room 1717A, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2L 3G1. lhayward@healthy.uwaterloo.ca
Source
Tob Control. 2007 Dec;16 Suppl 1:i60-4
Date
Dec-2007
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Adolescent
Adult
Canada - epidemiology
Counseling - methods
Female
Follow-Up Studies
Hotlines - utilization
Humans
Indians, North American - psychology - statistics & numerical data
Male
Middle Aged
Patient Acceptance of Health Care - ethnology
Patient satisfaction
Smoking - ethnology - prevention & control
Smoking Cessation - ethnology - methods - statistics & numerical data
Abstract
To conduct an exploratory, comparative study of the utilisation and effectiveness of tobacco cessation quitlines among aboriginal and non-aboriginal Canadian smokers.
Population based quitlines that provide free cessation information, advice and counselling to Canadian smokers.
First time quitline callers, age 18 years of age and over, who called the quitline between August 2001 and December 2005 and who completed the evaluation and provided data on their ethnic status (n = 7082).
Demographic characteristics and tobacco behaviours of participants at intake and follow-up; reasons for calling; actions taken toward quitting, and 6-month follow-up quit rates.
7% of evaluation participants in the time period reported aboriginal origins. Aboriginal participants were younger than non-aboriginals but had similar smoking status and level of addiction at intake. Concern about future health and current health problems were the most common reasons aboriginal participants called. Six months after intake aboriginals and non-aboriginals had taken similar actions with 57% making a 24-hour quit attempt. Quit rates were higher for aboriginals than non-aboriginals, particularly for men. The 6-month prolonged abstinence rate for aboriginal men was 16.7% compared with 7.2% for aboriginal women and 9.4% and 8.3% for non-aboriginal men and women, respectively.
This exploratory analysis showed that even without targeted promotion, aboriginal smokers do call Canadian quitlines, primarily for health related reasons. We also showed that the quitlines are effective at helping them to quit. As a population focused intervention, quitlines can reach a large proportion of smokers in a cost efficient manner. In aboriginal communities where smoking rates exceed 50% and multiple health risks and chronic diseases already exist, eliminating non-ceremonial tobacco use must be a priority. Our results, although exploratory, suggest quitlines can be an effective addition to aboriginal tobacco cessation strategies.
Notes
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PubMed ID
18048634 View in PubMed
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[About the conditions of training and retraining of physicians and nurse personnel for the primary medical sanitary care].

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature155048
Source
Probl Sotsialnoi Gig Zdravookhranenniiai Istor Med. 2008 May-Jun;(3):41-4
Publication Type
Article

[A breast clinic staffed by nurses. Psychosocial support to patients with breast cancer]

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature23653
Source
Lakartidningen. 1994 May 18;91(20):2028-30
Publication Type
Article
Date
May-18-1994
Author
L. Bergkvist
M. Träff
E. Strand
E. Norlin-Mellgren
Author Affiliation
Samtliga vid kirurgiska kliniken, Centrallasarettet, Västerås.
Source
Lakartidningen. 1994 May 18;91(20):2028-30
Date
May-18-1994
Language
Swedish
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Breast Neoplasms - diagnosis - psychology - therapy
Female
Hospital Departments - manpower
Humans
Length of Stay
Nurses
Patient satisfaction
Questionnaires
Social Support
Sweden
Notes
Comment In: Lakartidningen. 1994 Jul 27;91(30-31):27588057726
PubMed ID
8189957 View in PubMed
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