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Supporting parental behavior in relation to anesthesia induction to reduce children's preoperative anxiety

About this project

About this project

Project information

Projekt Status

In progress

Contact

Elisabeth Ericsson

Research Subject

Research environments

The aims of the project is to minimize the anxiety for the child in connection with surgery. Children develop behavioural stress and anxiety before surgery and this seems to be a factor for later behavioural problems example of studies in this project are; to develop and validate instruments to assess and evaluate children’s anxiety and behavior during the preoperative period and to explore certified registered Nurse Anesthetists strategies in the encounter with the anxious children and to evaluate educational interventions intended for anesthetists and parents to enhance the alliance between anesthetists and the child in relation. The studies in the project have both quantitative and qualitative approach.The researcher have different professional background as Nurse Anesthetist, Psychiatrist and Anesthesiologist.

Researchers

Researchers

Research Teams

Research Teams

Research funding bodies

Collaborators

  • Marie Proczkowska Björklund, Linköpings universitet & Länssjukhuset Ryhov, Jönköping