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Åsa Muntlin Athlin

docent at Department of Medical Sciences, Cardiovascular epidemiology

Email:
asa.muntlin_athlin[AT-sign]medsci.uu.se
Telephone:
+4618-6110176
Visiting address:
Akademiska sjukhuset, Ing. 40, 5 tr
75185 Uppsala
Postal address:
Akademiska sjukhuset, Ing.40, 5 tr
751 85 UPPSALA

researcher at Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Health Services Research

Email:
Asa.Muntlin[AT-sign]pubcare.uu.se
Telephone:
+4618-471 6667
Visiting address:
BMC, Husarg. 3

Postal address:
Box 564
751 22 UPPSALA

Short presentation

I’m an Associated Professor and Registered Nurse with special training in Emergency Care. Head of Research at the Department of Emergency Care and Internal Medicine at Uppsala University Hospital in Uppsala, Sweden. Research areas: pain management, knowledge translation, fundamentals of care, patient experiences, care processes in the emergency care. During 2011-2013: Postdoctoral Researcher, Australia.

Keywords: pain managment care processes fundamentals of care acute abdominal pain knowledge translation quality of care patient safety emergency care

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My courses

Biography

Research

 

Research areas

Health Services Research

Emergency care

Fundamentals of Care

Quality improvement

Nursing

Patient experiences

Knowledge translation

Pain management

 

Present research

SMAAPP research program (Seamless management of patients seeking care for acute abdominal pain - a person-centred approach). A Sweden - Australia joint research programme.

Smärtans väg i vården ‐ ett plattformsbygge för patientgenererad data om smärta [in Swedish]. (webb-based platform construction, patient-generated data)

Predicting admission in Australian and Swedish hospitals: an individualised prospective approach. Collaboration: Hospitals in Sweden and Australia

Främjande faktorer för arbetsmotivation vid en akutvårdsverksamhet. [in Swedish]. (work motivation, emergency care)

Cancer survivors experiences of the fundamentals of care. Collaboration: School of Nursing, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia and Department of Neurobiology, care sciences and society, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden.

 

Finished projects

Heel protection for pressure ulcer prevention – from ambulance to discharge. A randomized controlled trial. Collaboration with: County councils and universities in Uppsala and Varmland.

Patients with acute abdominal pain – from the emergency de-partment to the surgical ward: what makes a difference to achieve patient participation, high quality nursing care and safe care transitions? This pilot project is part of a multidisciplinary research program (SMAAPP research program) in collaboration between researchers and clinicians in Australia and in Sweden. 

Teamwork in the emergency department: Efficiency, patient safety, patient satisfaction and personnel work climate (TEPPP-study). Collaboration: Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala University, Karolinska Institut/LIME and Stockholm University

The Future Shape of the Nursing Workforce: A Synthesis of the Evidence of Factors that Impact on Quality Nursing Care.  Commissioned research: Department of Health and Ageing, Australian Government. Collaboration: School of Nursing, University of Adelaide, Nursing Futures Group and Department of Health and Ageing, Australian Governmenton Quality Nursing Care.  Commissioned research: Department of Health and Ageing, Australian Government. Collaboration: School of Nursing, University of Adelaide, Nursing Futures Group and Department of Health and Ageing, Australian Government

Stroke survivors experiences of the fundamentals of care. Publication. Collaboration: School of Nursing, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia and researchers from UK.

On-site determination of breath alcohol in emergency care patients.  Collaboration: Höök Instrument, Uppsala University, Uppsala University Hospital, and Södersjukhuset, Stockholm.

Fundamentals of Care & Us (FOCUS). Collaboration: School of Nursing, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia and Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre, Adelaide, Australia

Clinical Handover - Action through Observations - CHAO study. Collaboration: School of Nursing, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia and Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, Australia

Identifying and Improving Quality of Care at an Emergency Department: Patient and healthcare professional perspectives. Doctoral student project.

 

Teaching

Continuously teaching in the Registered Nurse Programme and the Specialist Nurse Programme (prehospital emergency care). Supervising students for degree projects (Bachelor- and Master- level).

 

Miscellaneous

Award

School of Nursing Inaugural Eleanor Harrald Post Doctoral Fellowship, University of Adelaide, Australia, September 2012

Karin Olsson Scholarship, Swedish Association of Health Professionals, Sweden, 2006

 

 

Publications

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