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The balancing act of living with symptoms. Patient-reported data and quality of care during and after treatment with proton beam therapy in patients with brain tumors


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Title: The balancing act of living with symptoms. Patient-reported data and quality of care during and after treatment with proton beam therapy in patients with brain tumors
Authors: Langegård, Ulrica
E-mail: ulrica.langegard@gu.se
Issue Date: 21-Jan-2020
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Health and Care Sciences
Parts of work: I. Ulrica Langegård, MSc, RN, Karin Ahlberg, PhD, Assoc Prof, RN, Per Fransson, PhD, Assoc Prof, RN, Birgitta Johansson, PhD, Assoc Prof, RN, Katarina Sjövall PhD, RN, Thomas Bjork-Eriksson, PhD, Assoc Prof, MD, Emma Ohlsson-Nevo, PhD, RN. Evaluation of quality of care in relation to health-related quality of life of patients diagnosed with brain tumor: A novel clinic for proton beam therapy.Supportive Care of Cancer 2018; Nov 27.
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II. Ulrica Langegård, MSc, RN, Birgitta Johansson, PhD, Assoc Prof, RN, Thomas Bjork-Eriksson, PhD, Assoc Prof, MD, Per Fransson, PhD, Assoc Prof, RN, Emma Ohlsson-Nevo, PhD, RN, Katarina Sjövall PhD, RN, Karin Ahlberg, PhD, Assoc Prof, RN. Symptom Clusters in Patients With Brain Tumors Undergoing Proton Beam Therapy. Oncology Nursing Forum 2019; May 1.
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III. Ulrica Langegård, MSc, RN, Per Fransson, PhD, Assoc Prof, RN, Birgitta Johansson, PhD, Assoc Prof, RN, Thomas Bjork-Eriksson, PhD, Prof, MD, Emma Ohlsson-Nevo, PhD, RN, Katarina Sjövall PhD, RN, Karin Ahlberg, PhD, Assoc Prof, RN. Protons or photons? Health-related quality of life in patients with brain tumors treated with proton beam therapy or conventional photon radiotherapy. (submitted)

IV. Ulrica Langegård, MSc, RN; Karin Ahlberg, PhD, Assoc Prof, RN ; Thomas Bjork-Eriksson, PhD, Assoc Prof, MD; Per Fransson, PhD, Assoc Prof, RN; Birgitta Johansson, PhD, Assoc Prof, RN; Emma Ohlsson-Nevo, PhD, RN; Petra Witt-Nyström, Phd, MD; Katarina Sjövall PhD, RN. The art of living with symptoms: A qualitative study in patients with primary brain tumors receiving proton beam therapy. Cancer Nursing, 2019; Jan 25.
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Date of Defence: 2020-02-14
Disputation: Fredagen den 14 februari 2020, kl 9.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Health Care Sciences)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: brain tumor
proton beam therapy
conventional radiotherapy
illness
symptom experience
symptom cluster
health related quality of life
quality of care
Abstract: is thesis focuses on patients with primary brain tumors undergoing proton beam therapy (PBT) and the consequences of the treatment. Quality of care (QoC) in a recently established clinic in Sweden was also evaluated. Furthermore, this thesis describes the development of the first comprehensive, prospective health and care science research project assessing patient-reported data related to PBT. Study I - QoC in relation to health-related quality of life (HRQoL) was evaluated in patients with pri... more
ISBN: 978-91-7833-618-0 (Print)
978-91-7833-619-7 (PDF)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/62682
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