Faculty of Caring Science, Work Life and Social Welfare
Department of Caring Science
Room number: E712
Subject area: Caring Science
Focus: Intensive care at home, patients' experiences of staying at home and being dependent on technology
Current research: Leads the programme “Evidence-based design in high-tech care environments - a future challenge.” The programme started in collaboration with Professor (Emerita) Ingegerd Bergbom at GU, and is an interdisciplinary research project in collaboration with several other universities, companies and the intensive care Southern Älvsborg Hospital (SÄS), Borås.
Leads the programme “Life situations of people (children, adolescents and adults) with long-term ventilator treatment”. This programme is also an interdisciplinary cooperative project with other universities, companies and clinics. One such example is the publication of the handbook Breathe at home, a joint project between the University of Borås and the Respiratory Resource Team at SÄS Borås.
Leader of the research group Caring in high-tech environments.
A member of the Nordic research network in intensive care (NOFI) as well as Chairwoman; member of the Nordic College of Caring Science (NCCS); member of the European Federation for Critical Care Nursing's (EfCCNA-IT) research network; member of the European Academy for Nursing Science (EANS).
Editor-in-Chief for Scandinavian Journal of Caring Science.
The programme "Evidence-based design" received funds from Swedish Research Council for four years starting in 2014.
Publications in PubMed
Doctoral thesis title
Lindahl, B. (2005). The meeting between people and technology: interpretation of the narratives of ICU nurses and people using ventilators in their own homes. Department of Nursing, Umeå University Medical Dissertations, New Series No 950 - ISSN 0346-6612. Umeå, Sweden.