Veronica LundbergKarolinska Institutet | KI · Department of Neurobiology
RN, MSc, PhD student (Lecturer)
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Citations since 2017
4 Research Items
Veronica Lundberg currently works at the Department of Neurobiology, Karolinska Institutet. Veronica does research in Nursing Science. Their current project is 'Constipation assessment among older people'.
Skills and Expertise
January 2015 - present
Background Many older patients experience constipation as a bothersome symptom with a negative impact on quality of life. During hospitalization, the focus is often on the reason for admission with the risk that other health problems are not prioritized. The aim of the study was to describe the prevalence of constipation and use of laxatives among...
Purpose: Constipation is a common and troublesome condition among older patients and can result in a variety of negative health consequences. It is often undiagnosed or undertreated. Healthcare professionals have a responsibility to understand and address patients' overall healthcare needs; so exploring their experiences is, therefore, highly rele...
Background Constipation is a common and troublesome condition among older patients and can result in a variety of negative health consequences. It is often undiagnosed or undertreated. Healthcare professionals have a responsibility to understand and address patients’ overall healthcare needs so exploring their experiences is, therefore, highly rele...
Evidence-based practice and research utilisation has become a commonly used concept in health care. The Research Utilization Questionnaire (RUQ) has been recognised to be a widely used instrument measuring the perception of research utilisation among nursing staff in clinical practice. Few studies have however analysed the psychometric properties o...
Nursing for older people includes promotion of health, prevention of illness, relief of suffering and care at the end of life at home, in nursing homes or in hospital. Older people are often defined as 65 years of age and older using Swedish definition but other age-limits are also used. The members of the project group conduct research that highlights many different aspects of aging. The study designs are cross-sectional, intervention studies, longitudinal studies and implementation studies, using both qualitative and quantitative research methods. Pedagogical research and development in the field of older people nursing/care will also be initiated.
To investigate the prevalence and indidence of constipation among older patients at hospital and examine how healthcare professional prevent and treat constipation