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Karin Hugelius

Title: Senior Lecturer School/office: School of Health Sciences

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Phone: +46 19 301353

Room: P2345

Karin Hugelius

Research Subject

About Karin Hugelius

Karin is a PhD, Registrated Nurse Anaestehsia (RNA) and Nurse in Ambulance care. She is teaching emrgency- and disaster nursing as well as disaster management at the univeristy.

Karin has been deplyed to several international disaster and humanitarian emergencies areound the world. She is a member of the Swedish Cousular Response Team, the Swedish USAR team and Swedish Civile Contingency Agency roster of experts for international humanitarian missions.

Her research is focsed on expereinces and experienced needs in cries and disaster situations, recovery after potentially trauamtic events and how untraditional interventions may be used to promote recovery in such situations. Also, disaster research methology and the use of disaster radio is of interest.  

Publications

Articles in journals |  Books |  Conference papers |  Doctoral theses, comprehensive summaries | 

Articles in journals

Nilsson, U. , Jaensson, M. , Dahlberg, K. & Hugelius, K. (2018). Postoperative recovery after general and regional anesthesia in patients undergoing day surgery: A mixed methods study. Journal of Perianesthesia Nursing.
Hugelius, K. , Adolfsson, A. , Örtenwall, P. & Gifford, M. (2017). Being Both Helpers and Victims: Health Professionals' Experiences of Working During a Natural Disaster. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, 32 (2), 117-123.
Hugelius, K. , Gifford, M. , Örtenwall, P. & Adolfsson, A. (2017). Health among disaster survivors and health professionals after the Haiyan Typhoon: a self-selected Internet-based web survey. International Journal of Emergency Medicine, 10 (1).
Hugelius, K. , Gifford, M. , Örtenwall, P. & Adolfsson, A. (2016). Disaster Radio for Communication of Vital messages and Health-related Information: Experiences from the Haiyan typhoon, The Philippines. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, 10 (4), 591-597.
Hugelius, K. , Gifford, M. , Örtenwall, P. & Adolfsson, A. (2016). "To silence the deafening silence": Survivor's needs and experiences of the impact of disaster radio for their recovery after a natural disaste. International Emergency Nursing, 28, 8-13.
Hugelius, K. , Westerberg, E. , Berg, S. , Gifford, M. & Adolfsson, A. (2014). Swedish ambulance managers descriptions of crisis support for ambulance staff after potentially traumatic events. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, 29 (6), 589-592.

Books

Hugelius, K. & Tapani, J. (2017). Krishantering i praktiken (1ed.). Lund, Sweden: Studentlitteratur AB.

Conference papers

Hugelius, K. (2018). The link between disaster radio and health in disaster affected commmunities. In: World Radio Day, UN Geneva. Paper presented at World Radio Day 2018, Geneva, Switzerland, February 13, 2018.
Hugelius, K. , Adolfsson, A. , Gifford, M. & Örtenwall, P. (2016). Social media can be used to recruit study participants in disaster research. Paper presented at 2nd Global Conference on Emergency Nursing & Trauma Care, Sitges, Spain, 22-24 September, 2016.
Hugelius, K. , Gifford, M. , Örtenwall, P. & Adolfsson, A. (2016). ”The turning point of everything”: Health professionals experiences of working during a natural disaster. Paper presented at 2nd Global Conference on Emergency Nursing & Trauma Care, Sitges, Spain, 22-24 September, 2016.
Hugelius, K. , Gifford, M. , Örtenwall, P. & Adolfsson, A. (2015). Disaster radio: A tool to meet experienced needs after the Haiyan typhoon. Paper presented at 19th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine, Cape Town, South Africa, 21-24 April, 2015.

Doctoral theses, comprehensive summaries

Hugelius, K. (2017). Disaster response for recovery: survivors experiences, and the use of disaster radio to promote health after natural disasters. (Doctoral dissertation). (Comprehensive summary) Örebro: Örebro university.