NSF-LKS congress, Trondheim, April 2017

The annual National Congress of Cardiac was this year arranged in Trondheim 26th- 28th of April. More than 300 delegates were present at the congress. Members of the PROCARD research group participated with two oral abstract presentation and three poster presentations.

 

​Irene Valaker, PhD student In the CONCARD study, presented her study “The patient`s perspective on relational continuity with health care providers after percutaneous coronary intervention”. Kjersti Oterhals presented “Sleep deficits and the clicking sound from mechanical heart valves – are there gender differences?” in the session on “Patient reported health – pathway to strengthened patient centred practice.

Two of the research group`s members presented posters at the congress. Kjersti Oterhals: “Perception of annoyance by the closing sound of mechanical heart valves versus anxiety and depression”, and Nina Fålun: “Postgraduate care in Progressive Care Units, Intermediate Care Units og Postinterventional Units at Haukeland University Hospital – an evalutation studyevalueringsstudie”, and “Nurses experiences in and practice with writing diaries to critical ill patients.”.