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Karuna Dahlberg

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

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Phone: +46 19 303452

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Karuna Dahlberg
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About Karuna Dahlberg

Karuna Dahlberg is an Associate Senior Lecturer at the School of Health Sciences, Örebro University.

Karuna graduated as a registered nurse (RN) from Örebro University in 2003. In 2012 she received a postgraduate diploma in Specialist Nursing in Intensive Care as well as a Master of Sciences from Karlstad University. She completed her PhD studies in 2018 with the thesis e-Assessed follow-up of postoperative recovery: developement, evaluation and patient experiences. 

Karuna teaches at undergraduate and post-graduate level.

Karuna's research area is in recovery after surgery. It includes research about digital follow up after day surgery as well as how health literacy and self-efficacy can impact recovery after surgery. Further Karuna is leading an international and national project mapping and exploring the role of the nurse working in the postoperative context.

 

 

Publications

Articles in journals |  Articles, reviews/surveys |  Conference papers |  Doctoral theses, comprehensive summaries |  Manuscripts |  Other | 

Articles in journals

Dahlberg, K. , Brady, J. M. , Jaensson, M. , Nilsson, U. & Odom-Forren, J. (2021). Education, competence, and role of the nurse working in the PACU: an international survey. Journal of Perianesthesia Nursing, 36 (3), 224-231.
Bergman, L. , Nilsson, U. , Dahlberg, K. , Jaensson, M. & Wångdahl, J. (2021). Health literacy and e-health literacy among Arabic-speaking migrants in Sweden: a cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health, 21 (1).
Forget, P. & Dahlberg, K. (2021). Is multi-source feedback the future of perioperative medicine?. Anaesthesia Critical Care & Pain Medicine, 40 (3).
Dahlberg, K. , Jaensson, M. , Flodberg, M. , Månsson, S. & Nilsson, U. (2021). Levels of education and technical skills in registered nurses working in post-anaesthesia care units in Sweden. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences.
Nilsson, U. , Jaensson, M. , Dahlberg, K. & Hugelius, K. (2019). Postoperative recovery after general and regional anesthesia in patients undergoing day surgery: A mixed methods study. Journal of Perianesthesia Nursing, 34 (3), 517-528.
Dahlberg, K. , Jaensson, M. & Nilsson, U. (2019). RAPP - digital uppföljning efter dagkirurgi. Svensk Kirurgi, 77 (1), 37-39.
Dahlberg, K. , Jaensson, M. , Nilsson, U. , Eriksson, M. & Odencrants, S. (2018). Holding It Together - Patients' Perspectives on Postoperative Recovery When Using an e-Assessed Follow-Up: Qualitative Study. JMIR mhealth and uhealth, 20 (5).
Dahlberg, K. , Philipsson, 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 trial. British Journal of Anaesthesia, 119 (5), 1039-1046.
Bergman, L. , Nilsson, U. , Dahlberg, K. , Jaensson, M. & Wångdahl, J. (). Health literacy and e-health literacy among Arabic speaking migrants in Sweden: a cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health.

Articles, reviews/surveys

Conference papers

Bergman, L. , Nilsson, U. , Dahlberg, K. , Jaensson, M. & Wångdahl, J. (2021). Comparison of Health literacy and eHealth literacy among Arabic-speaking migrants and Swedish-speaking residents in Sweden. Paper presented at IHLA Global Health Literacy Summit, [DIGITAL], October 3-5, 2021..
Bergman, L. , Nilsson, U. , Dahlberg, K. , Jaensson, M. & Wångdahl, J. (2021). Health literacy and e-health literacy among Arabic speaking migrants in Sweden: a cross-sectional study. Paper presented at 14th European Public Health Conference 2021, [DIGITAL], November 10-12, 2021..
Dahlberg, K. , Brady, J. M. , Jaensson, M. , Nilsson, U. & Odom-Forren, J. (2019). Education, Competency and the Role of the PACU Nurse: Results from an international survey. Paper presented at 5th International Conference for PeriAnaesthesia Nurses (ICPAN 2019), Cancun, Mexico, November 5-8, 2019.
Dahlberg, K. , Jaensson, M. , Eriksson, M. , Nilsson, U. & Odencrants, S. (2019). Holding it together – patients’ perspectives on postoperative recovery when using an e-assessed follow-up. Paper presented at 5th International Conference for PeriAnaesthesia Nurses (ICPAN 2019), Cancun, Mexico, November 5-8, 2019.
Nilsson, U. , Dahlberg, K. & Jaensson, M. (2019). Low Preoperative Mental Health can lead to Poorer Postoperative Recovery in Patients Undergoing Day Surgery. Paper presented at SFAI-veckan, Gothenburg, Sweden, September 11-13, 2019.
Hälleberg Nyman, M. , Nilsson, U. , Dahlberg, K. & Jaensson, M. (2019). The impact of health literacy on postoperative recovery among patients undergoing day surgery. Paper presented at 5th International Conference for PeriAnaesthesia Nurses (ICPAN 2019), Cancun, Mexico, November 5-8, 2019.
Dahlberg, K. , Philipsson, 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.
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.
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.
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. (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.
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.
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.
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.

Doctoral theses, comprehensive summaries

Dahlberg, K. (2018). e-Assessed follow-up of postoperative recovery: developement, evaluation and patient experiences. (Doctoral dissertation). (Comprehensive summary) Örebro: Örebro University.

Manuscripts

Dahlberg, K. , Jaensson, M. , Nilsson, U. , Eriksson, M. & Odencrants, S. Holding it together : patients’ perspectives on postoperative recovery when using an e-assessed follow-up.

Other

Eriksson, M. , Karlberg-Traav, M. , Dahlberg, K. & Cronqvist, A. (2020). Interventions performed to improve evidence-based nursing?: how are the patient's perspectives met?. NIHR.