PreHospen - Centre for Prehospital Research


Research is conducted in national and international collaboration at PreHospen. The integration of both research and clinical practice makes PreHospen a unique asset for researchers and doctoral students as well as professionals.
 Interdisciplinary research is conducted that integrates caring sciences, medicine, medical technology, and technology related to dispatch centres, ambulance emergency care, emergency rooms, and primary and regional healthcare. The goal is to increase knowledge development within the prehospital area so that the early care of ill, injured, and suffering people can be improved.

PreHospen is a strong national and international knowledge resource at the University of Borås. PreHospen is one of the country’s leading prehospital research centres for issues and knowledge needs within prehospital emergency healthcare.

PreHospen’s research and development projects are divided into eight areas:

  • Patient safety
  • Ambulance and other registries
  • Patients’ and relatives’ experiences
  • Prehospital assessment for accurate care
  • Prehospital emergency care and treatment
  • Ambulance staff’s work environment
  • Care in war settings
  • Leadership and education


On-going Research Projects

Finished Research Projects