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Ulrica Nilsson

Title: Professor School/office: School of Health Sciences

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Phone: +46 19 301051

Room: P2349

Ulrica Nilsson

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About Ulrica Nilsson

Ulrica Nilsson is registered nurse with graduate diploma in specialist nursing anaesthesia care, RNA (1985), has a PhD in nursing (2003), is an associate professor in perioperative nursing (2009) and is a professor in nursing - perioperative nursing (2012).

 

Ulrica has establish and is the leader of the research environment "Centre for Perioperative Nursing, CPoN" with the overall aim to test various methods to improve the perioperative care of the surgical patient and thereby increase patients’ safety and patients’ satisfaction. Furthermore, to test different patient-reported-outcomes-measures (PROM) and to describe patients’ experiences of the pre-intra and post-operative care and recovery. And thereby find explanations, causes and relationship between patient's experiences and the perioperative care and postoperative recovery. The research environment includes research in anesthesiological nursing, intraoperative nursing and postoperative recovery.

  

Ulrica is Assistant Dean of Faculty of Medicine and Health, Örebro University.

 

 

Publications

Articles in journals |  Articles, reviews/surveys |  Books |  Chapters in books |  Conference papers |  Manuscripts | 

Articles in journals

Jaensson, M. , Falk-Brynhildsen, K. , Gillespie, B. M. , Wallentin, F. Y. & Nilsson, U. (2017). Psychometric Validation of the Perceived Perioperative Competence Scale-Revised in the Swedish Context. Journal of Perianesthesia Nursing.
Nilsson, U. & Jaensson, M. (2017). Anestesiologisk omvårdnad. Ventilen (2), 24-24.
Hedenskog, C. , Nilsson, U. & Jaensson, M. (2017). Swedish-Registered Nurse Anesthetists’ Evaluation of Their Professional Self. Journal of Perianesthesia Nursing, 32 (2), 106-111.
Eriksson, M. , Nilsson, U. , Bramhagen, A. , Idvall, E. & Ericsson, E. (2017). Self-reported postoperative recovery in children after tonsillectomy compared to tonsillotomy. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 96, 47-54.
Svensson, M. , Nilsson, U. & Svantesson, M. (2016). Patients’ experience of mood while waiting for day surgery. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 25 (17-18), 2600-2608.
Wistrand, C. , Söderquist, B. & Nilsson, U. (2016). Positive impact on heat loss and patient experience of preheated skin disinfection: a randomised controlled trial. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 25 (21-22), 3144-3151.
Bramhagen, A. , Eriksson, M. , Ericsson, E. , Nilsson, U. , Harden, S. & Idvall, E. (2016). Self-reported post-operative recovery in children: development of an instrument. Journal of Evaluation In Clinical Practice, 22 (2), 180-188.
Nilsson, U. & Jaensson, M. (2016). Anesthetic Nursing: Keep in Touch, Watch Over, and Be One Step Ahead. Journal of Perianesthesia Nursing, 31 (6), 550-551.
Sundqvist, A. , Holmefur, M. , Nilsson, U. & Anderzén-Carlsson, A. (2016). Perioperative Patient Advocacy: An Integrative Review. Journal of Perianesthesia Nursing, 31 (5), 422-433.
Nilsson, I. , Karlsson, Å. , Lindgren, L. , Bergenheim, T. , Koskinen, L. & Nilsson, U. (2015). The efficacy of P6 acupressure with sea-band in reducing postoperative nausea and vomiting in patients undergoing craniotomy: a randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled study. Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology, 27 (1), 42-50.
Thuresson, M. , Haglund, P. , Ryttberg, B. , Herlitz, J. & Nilsson, U. (2015). Impact of an information campaign on delays and ambulance use in acute coronary syndrome. American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 33 (2), 297-298.
Rönnberg, L. & Nilsson, U. (2015). Swedish Nurse Anesthetists’ Experiences of the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist. Journal of Perianesthesia Nursing, 30 (6), 468-475.
Brännström, M. , Kristofferzon, M. , Ivarsson, B. , Nilsson, U. , Svedberg, P. & Thylén, I. (2014). Sexual knowledge in patients with a myocardial infarction and their partners. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 29 (4), 332-339.
Knudsen, K. , Högman, M. , Larsson, A. & Nilsson, U. (2014). The best method to predict easy intubation: a quasi-experimental pilot study. Journal of Perianesthesia Nursing, 29 (4), 292-297.
Fransson, E. , Arenhall, E. , Steinke, E. E. , Fridlund, B. & Nilsson, U. (2014). Perceptions of intimate relationships in partners before and after a patient's myocardial infarction. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 23 (15-16), 2196-2204.
Thuresson, M. , Haglund, P. , Ryttberg, B. , Herlitz, J. & Nilsson, U. (2014). Impact of an information campaign on delays and ambulance use in acute coronary syndrome. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 13, S51-S52.
Falk-Brynhildsen, K. , Söderquist, B. , Friberg, Ö. & Nilsson, U. (2014). Bacterial growth and wound infection following saphenous vein harvesting in cardiac surgery: a randomized controlled trial of the impact of microbial sealant. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 33 (11), 1981-1987.
Göras, C. , Wallentin, F. Y. , Nilsson, U. & Ehrenberg, A. (2013). Swedish translation and psychometric testing of the safety attitudes questionnaire (operating room version). BMC Health Services Research, 13 (104), 1-7.
Ohlsson-Nevo, E. , Andershed, B. , Nilsson, U. G. & Anderzen-Carlsson, A. (2013). Finding a wider horizon: experiences of being a next-of-kin of a person suffering from colorectal cancer as told after having participated in a psychoeducational program. European Journal of Oncology Nursing, 17 (3), 324-330.
Falk-Brynhildsen, K. , Friberg, Ö. , Söderquist, B. & Nilsson, U. G. (2013). Bacterial colonization of the skin following aseptic preoperative preparation and impact of the use of plastic adhesive drapes. Biological Research for Nursing, 15 (2), 242-248.
Gornall, B. F. , Myles, P. S. , Smith, C. L. , Burke, J. A. , Leslie, K. , Pereira, M. J. , Bost, J. E. , Kluivers, K. B. & et al. (2013). Measurement of quality of recovery using the QoR-40:a quantitative systematic review. British Journal of Anaesthesia, 111 (2), 161-169.
Falk-Brynhildsen, K. , Söderquist, B. , Friberg, Ö. & Nilsson, U. G. (2013). Response to MH Stevens and NM Klinger, re: Bacterial recolonization of the skin and wound contamination during cardiac surgery. Journal of Hospital Infection, 85 (4), 325-325.
Nilsson, U. G. , Ivarsson, B. , Alm-Roijer, C. & Svedberg, P. (2013). The desire for involvement in healthcare, anxiety and coping in patients and their partners after a myocardial infarction. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 12 (5), 461-467.
Ward, U. & Nilsson, U. G. (2013). Acupuncture for postoperative pain in day surgery patients undergoing arthroscopic shoulder surgery. Clinical Nursing Research, 22 (1), 130-136.
Svedberg, P. , Johansson, I. , Persson, S. , Roxberg, Å. , Fridlund, B. , Baigi, A. , Brunt, D. , Alm Roijer, C. & et al. (2012). Psychometric evaluation of 'The 25-item Sex after MI Knowledge Test' in a Swedish context. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, 26 (1), 203-208.
Svedberg, P. , Ivarsson, B. , Nilsson, U. G. , Roxberg, Å. , Baigi, A. , Brunt, D. , Brännström, M. , Fridlund, B. & et al. (2012). Psychometric evaluation of a Swedish version of Krantz Health Opinion. Open Journal of Nursing, Article ID:23138, 2 (3), 4.
Nilsson, U. G. , Svedberg, P. , Fridlund, B. , Alm-Roijer, C. & Thylén, I. (2012). Sex knowledge in males and females recovering from a myocardial infarction: a brief communication. Clinical Nursing Research, 21 (4), 486-494.
Jaensson, M. , Gupta, A. & Nilsson, U. (2012). Gender differences in risk factors for airway symptoms following tracheal intubation. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica, 56 (10), 1306-1313.
Ohlsson-Nevo, E. , Andershed, B. , Nilsson, U. & Anderzen-Carlsson, A. (2012). Life is back to normal and yet not: partners' and patient's experiences of life of the first year after colorectal cancer surgery. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 21 (3-4), 555-563.
Nilsson, U. G. , Ivarsson, B. , Alm-Roijer, C. & Svedberg, P. (2012). Behavioral involvement and preference for information among male and females with cardiac disease. Open Journal of Nursing, 2, 138-142.
Arenhall, E. , Kristofferzon, M. , Fridlund, B. & Nilsson, U. (2011). The female partners' experiences of intimate relationship after a first myocardial infarction. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 20 (11-12), 1677-1684.
Tinnfält, I. & Nilsson, U. (2011). Patients' experiences of intraoperative care during abdominal aortic aneurysm repair under local anesthesia. Journal of Perianesthesia Nursing, 26 (2), 81-88.
Arenhall, E. , Kristofferzon, M. , Fridlund, B. , Malm, D. & Nilsson, U. (2011). The male partners' experiences of the intimate relationships after a first myocardial infarction. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 10 (2), 108-114.
Nilsson, U. (2011). Music: a nursing intervention. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 10 (2), 73-74.
Berg, K. , Idvall, E. , Nilsson, U. & Unosson, M. (2011). Postoperative recovery after different orthopedic day surgical procedures. International Journal of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing, 15 (4), 165-175.
Wistrand, C. & Nilsson, U. (2011). Effects and experiences of warm versus cold skin disinfection. British Journal of Nursing, 20 (3), 148-151.
Kristofferzon, M. , Johansson, I. , Brännström, M. , Arenhall, E. , Baigi, A. , Brunt, D. , Fridlund, B. , Nilsson, U. & et al. (2010). Evaluation of a Swedish version of the Watts Sexual Function Questionnaire (WSFQ) in persons with heart disease: a pilot study. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 9 (3), 168-174.
Jaensson, M. , Lassinantti Olowsson, L. & Nilsson, U. (2010). Påverkar endotrakealtubens storlek uppkomsten av ont i halsen hos kvinnor: en randomiserad kontrollerad studie. Ventilen, 4 (45), 12-13.
Jaensson, M. , Lassinantti Olowsson, L. & Nilsson, U. (2010). Storlek på endotrakealtuben påverkar kvinnors halssmärta. Vårdfokus, 3.
Berg, K. , Idvall, E. , Nilsson, U. , Franzén Årestedt, K. & Unosson, M. (2010). Psychometric evaluation of the post-discharge surgical recovery scale. Journal of Evaluation In Clinical Practice, 16 (4), 794-801.
Nilsson, U. & Idvall, E. (2010). Pain assessments in day surgery patients. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 19 (19-20), 2942-2943.
Jaensson, M. , Olowsson, L. L. & NIlsson, U. G. (2010). Endotracheal tube size and sore throat following surgery: a randomized-controlled study. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica, 54 (2), 147-153.
Rask, M. , Malm, D. , Kristofferzon, M. , Roxberg, A. , Svedberg, P. , Arenhall, E. , Baigi, A. , Brunt, D. & et al. (2010). Validity and reliability of a Swedish version of the Relationship Assessment Scale (RAS): a pilot study. Canadian journal of cardiovascular nursing = Journal canadien en soins infirmiers cardio-vasculaires, 20 (1), 16-21.
Nilsson, S. , Kokinsky, E. , Nilsson, U. , Sidenvall, B. & Enskär, K. (2009). School-aged children's experiences of postoperative music medicine on pain, distress, and anxiety. Pediatric Anaesthesia, 19 (12), 1184-1190.
Nilsson, U. , Lindell, L. , Eriksson, A. & Kellerth, T. (2009). The effect of music intervention in relation to gender during coronary angiographic procedures: a randomized clinical trial. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 8 (3), 200-206.
Nilsson, U. , Berg, K. , Unosson, M. , Brudin, L. & Idvall, E. (2009). Relation between personality and quality of postoperative recovery in day surgery patients. European Journal of Anaesthesiology, 26 (8), 671-675.
Falk-Brynhildsen, K. & Nilsson, U. (2009). Cardiac surgery patients' evaluation of the quality of theatre nurse postoperative follow-up visit. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 8 (2), 105-111.
Idvall, E. , Berg, K. , Unosson, M. , Brudin, L. & Nilsson, U. G. (2009). Assessment of recovery after day surgery using a modified version of quality of recovery-40. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica, 53 (5), 673-677.
Fredriksson, A. , Hellström, L. & Nilsson, U. (2009). Patients' perception of music versus ordinary sound in a postanaesthesia care unit: a randomised crossover trial. Intensive & Critical Care Nursing, 25 (4), 208-213.
Rosén, S. , Svensson, M. & Nilsson, U. G. (2008). Calm or not calm: the question of anxiety in the perianesthesia patient. Journal of Perianesthesia Nursing, 23 (4), 237-246.
Allvin, R. , Berg, K. , Idvall, E. & Nilsson, U. (2007). Postoperative recovery: a concept analysis. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 57 (5), 552-558.
Nilsson, U. , Unosson, M. & Kihlgren, M. (2006). Experience of postoperative recovery before discharge: patients’ views. Journal of advanced perioperative care, 2 (3), 97-106.
Svensson, M. , Rosen, S. & Nilsson, U. (2006). Local warming to reduce pain on peripheral intravenous cannula insertion: a randomised controlled study. Journal of advanced perioperative care, 2 (3), 107-111.
Nilsson, U. , Unosson, M. & Rawal, N. (2005). Stress reduction and analgesia in patients exposed to calming music postoperatively: a randomized controlled trial. European Journal of Anaesthesiology, 22 (2), 96-102.
NIlsson, U. , Rawal, N. , Enqvist, B. & Unosson, M. (2003). Analgesia following music and therapeutic suggestions in the PACU in ambulatory surgery: a randomized controlled trial. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica, 47 (3), 278-283.
Nilsson, U. , Rawal, N. , Uneståhl, L. E. , Zetterberg, C. & Unosson, M. (2001). Improved recovery after music and therapeutic suggestions during general anaesthesia: a double-blind randomised controlled trial. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica, 45 (7), 812-817.

Articles, reviews/surveys

Books

Nilsson, U. (2014). Vårdmiljöns betydelse: Oljud och välklingande toner (1:1ed.). Lund: Studentlitteratur.

Chapters in books

Nilsson, U. (2014). Specialistsjuksköterska med inriktning mot anestesisjukvård. In: Nordgren, Lena & Almerud Österberg, Sofia, Att bli specialistsjuksköterska eller barnmorska: utbildningar för framtiden (pp. 47-58). Lund: Studentlitteratur.

Conference papers

Dahlberg, K. , Philipson, A. , Hagberg, L. , Jaensson, M. , Hälleberg-Nyman, M. & Nilsson, U. (2017). Cost-effectiveness of a systematic e-assessed follow up of postoperative recovery after day surgery: a multicentre randomized controlled trial. Paper presented at 4th International Conference for PeriAnaesthesia Nurses, Sydney, Australia, November 1-4, 2017.
Dahlberg, K. , Jaensson, M. , Eriksson, M. & Nilsson, U. (2017). The process of development and testing of an IT-solution for measuring postoperative recovery. Paper presented at The 2017 European Conference in Nursing and Nursing Research, "Future Direction of European Nursing and Nursing Research", Malmö, Sweden, July 4-5, 2017.
Ericsson, E. , Nilsson, U. , Idvall, E. , Bramhagen, A. & Eriksson, M. (2017). Self-reported postoperative recovery in children after tonsillectomy compared to tonsillotomy. Paper presented at Nordic Pediatric Pain Symposium 2017, Stockholm, Sweden, March 30-31, 2017.
Ericsson, E. , Nilsson, U. , Idvall, E. , Bramhagen, A. & Eriksson, M. (2017). Experiences of a new self-report instrument for post-operative recovery in children. Paper presented at Nordic Pediatric Pain Symposium 2017, Stockholm, Sweden, March 30-31, 2017.
Ericsson, E. , Nilsson, U. , Bramhagen, A. , Harden, S. , Idvall, E. & Eriksson, M. (2017). Experiences of a new self-report instrument for post-operative recovery in children. Paper presented at XXXIII Congress of the Nordic Association of Otolaryngology, Gothenburg, Sweden, May 31 - June 3, 2017.
Jaensson, M. , Dahlberg, K. , Eriksson, M. & Nilsson, U. (2017). How are you?: A systematic e-assessment of postoperative recovery. Paper presented at Kirurgveckan, Jönköping, Sweden, August 21-25, 2017.
Jaensson, M. , Dahlberg, K. , Eriksson, M. & Nilsson, U. (2017). How are you?: A systematic e-assessment of postoperative recovery. Paper presented at 4th International Conference for PeriAnesthesia Nurses (ICPAN), Sydney, Australia, November 1-4, 2017.
Ericsson, E. , Nilsson, U. , Bramhagen, A. , Idvall, E. & Eriksson, M. (2017). Self-reported postoperative recovery in children after tonsillectomy compared to tonsillotomy. Paper presented at XXXIII Congress of the Nordic Association of Otolaryngology, Gothenburg, Sweden, May 31 - June 3, 2017.
Dahlberg, K. , Jaensson, M. , Eriksson, M. & Nilsson, U. (2017). RAPP, en IT-lösning för uppföljning efter dagkirurgi. Paper presented at ANIVA Vårkongress 2017, Örebro, Sweden, April 27-28, 2017.
Dahlberg, K. , Jaensson, M. , Eriksson, M. & Nilsson, U. (2016). RAPP, en IT-lösning för uppföljning efter dagkirurgi. Paper presented at Medicinteknik dagarna 2016, Örebro, 5-6 Oktober, 2016.
Jaensson, M. & Nilsson, U. (2016). Simulation-based examination for registered nurse anesthetist students in Sweden. Paper presented at 12th World Congress of Nurse Anesthestists, Glasgow, UK, 13th-16th May, 2016.
Eriksson, M. , Nilsson, U. , Bramhagen, A. , Harden, S. , Idvall, E. & Ericsson, E. (2016). Experiences of a new self-report instrument for post-operative recovery in children. In: 13th Congress of the European Society of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. Paper presented at 13th Congress of the European Society of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology (ESPO 2016), Lisbon, Portugal, June 18-21, 2016.
Ericsson, E. , Nilsson, U. , Bramhagen, A. , Idvall, E. & Eriksson, M. (2016). Self-reported post-operative recovery in children after tonsillotomy and tonsillectomy . In: 13th Congress of the European Society of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. Paper presented at 13th Congress of the European Society of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, Lisbon, Portugal, June 18-21, 2016.
Nilsson, U. , Falk Brynhildsen, K. & Jaensson, M. (2016). Hur har ni det med kompetensen?. Paper presented at Höstkongress 2016. Riksföreningen för operationssjukvård. Stockholm, 1-2 december, 2016.
Dahlberg, K. , Eriksson, M. , Jaensson, M. & Nilsson, U. (2015). Utveckling av en smartphoneapp för patientrapporterad postoperativ återhämtning efter dagkirurgi. Paper presented at Kirurgveckan, Örebro, 17-21 augusti, 2015.
Dahlberg, K. , Eriksson, M. , Jaensson, M. & Nilsson, U. (2015). The development of a smartphone app for self-reporting postoperative recovery after day surgery. In: 3rd International Conference for PeriAnaesthesia Nurses ICPAN 2015. Paper presented at 3rd International Conference for PeriAnaesthesia Nurses ICPAN 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark September 9–12, 2015.
Jaensson, M. , Gupta, A. & Nilsson, U. (2014). Hälsa för halsen: Forskning om ont i halsen och heshet efter generell anestesi. Paper presented at Dagkirurgidagarna i Örebro, 8-9/5, 2014..
Jaensson, M. , Gupta, A. & Nilsson, U. (2013). Gender differences in Risk factors for Airway Symptoms following Tracheal Intubation. Paper presented at NOKIAS(Nordisk kongress för anestesi-och intensivvårdssjuksköterskor) 2013, Köpenhamn, Danmark, 19-21 september, 2013..
Jaensson, M. , Gupta, A. & Nilsson, U. (2012). Secondary analysis of risk factors for development of postoperative sore throat and hoarseness after endotracheal intubation in women. Paper presented at 10th World congress for Nurse Anesthetists, Ljubljana, Slovenien, 26-29 Maj, 2012.
Jaensson, M. & Nilsson, U. (2011). Ont i halsen och heshet efter en intubation: Förväntat eller oväntat?. Paper presented at AnIva kongress, Stockholm, 24-25/11, 2011..
Jaensson, M. , Lassinantti Olowsson, L. & Nilsson, U. (2010). Har tubstorlek någon betydelse vid intubation?. Paper presented at Dagkirurgidagarna i Örebro, 6-7/5, 2010..
Jaensson, M. , Lassinantti Olowsson, L. & Nilsson, U. (2010). Does the size of the endotracheal tube affect the risk for sore throat following surgery in woman?: a randomized controlled study. Paper presented at 9th World Congress for Nurse Anesthetists, Haag, Nederländerna, 4-8 juni 2010.
Jaensson, M. , Lassinantti-Olowsson, L. & Nilsson, U. (2007). Omvårdnadsåtgärder för att lindra patientens postoperativa halsbesvär i samband med endotrakeal intubation: En litteraturstudie. Paper presented at NOKIAS (Nordisk kongress för anestesi-och intensivvårdssjuksköterskor), Stockholm, 22-23 November, 2007..

Manuscripts

Thuresson, M. , Haglund, P. , Ryttberg, B. , Herlitz, J. & Nilsson, U. G. Impact of an information campaign on delays and ambulance use in acute coronary syndrome.
Sundqvist, A. , Nilsson, U. , Holmefur, M. & Anderzén-Carlsson, A. Registered nurse anaesthetists practicing of perioperative patient advocacy : an observational study.