Nurse Researchers

At the Department of Surgical sciences several nurses are engaged as PhD students involved in research projects in collaboration with physicians and other nurses. The research projects are mainly clinical studies including issues relating patients, work environment and teamwork. As PhD students they also contribute as teachers in the different educational programs within the department.

Specific projects

Research group: Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care Medicine and Pain Treatment; Principal investigator: Sten Rubertsson

Neurological assessment and six-month follow-up for patients treated with induced hypothermia after cardiac arrest

Ing-Marie Larsson, PhD student, RN

Ewa Wallin, PhD student, RN

Aspects of the surgical team’s and patients’ perception of efficiency, and the recovery process after major abdominal surgery

Erebouni Arakelian, PhD student, RN

Person-centered care and advanced practice nursing roles

Present research areas are person-centered care, patient participation, professional development, advanced practice nursing roles and specific the implementation of Nurse Practitioner in surgical care.  

Research group: Eva Jangland, Senior Lecturer at the Department of Surgical Sciences, Uppsala University, and at the Department of Surgery, Uppsala University Hospital.


Publications 2018-2019, Nurse Researchers

  • Feo, Rebecca; Donnelly, Frank; Muntlin Athlin, Åsa; Jangland, Eva

    Providing high-quality fundamental care for patients with acute abdominal pain: A qualitative study of patients' experiences in acute care

    Part of Journal of Health Organisation & Management, p. 110-123, 2019.

  • Holmqvist, Frida; Antonsson, Therese

    Uppkomst av trycksår i det postoperativa förloppet: En kvantitativ litteraturstudie


    Open access
  • Kvarnström, Susanne; Jangland, Eva; Abrandt Dahlgren, Madeleine

    Introducing the nurse practitioner into the surgical ward: an ethnographic study of interprofessional teamwork practice

    Part of Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, p. 765-771, 2018.

  • Jangland, Eva; Teodorsson, Therese; Molander, Karin; Muntlin Athlin, Åsa

    Inadequate environment, resources, and values lead to missed nursing care: A focused ethnographic study on the surgical ward using the Fundamentals of Care framework

    Part of Journal of Clinical Nursing, p. 2311-2321, 2018.

  • Avallin, Therese; Muntlin Athlin, Åsa; Elgaard Sörensen, Erik; Kitson, Alison et al.

    Person-centred pain management for the patient with acute abdominal pain: An ethnography informed by the Fundamentals of Care framework

    Part of Journal of Advanced Nursing, p. 2596-2609, 2018.

  • Jangland, Eva; Mirza, Noeman; Conroy, Tiffany; Merriman, Clair et al.

    Nursing students' understanding of the Fundamentals of Care: A cross-sectional study in five countries

    Part of Journal of Clinical Nursing, p. 2460-2472, 2018.

  • Feo, Rebecca; Conroy, Tiffany; Jangland, Eva; Muntlin, Åsa et al.

    Towards a standardized definition for Fundamental Care: A Modified Delphi Study

    Part of Journal of Clinical Nursing, p. 2285-2299, 2018.

    Open access