• Meanings given to professional care: focus group results 

      Kalfoss, Mary; Owe, Jenny (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Background: Many studies have focused on exploring the concept of care from patient and nurse perspectives, but knowledge is limited regarding student perceptions. Objective: To explore the meanings given to the concept ...
    • Opioids, pain management, and palliative care in a norwegian nursing home from 2013 to 2018 

      Sørbye, Liv Wergeland; Steindal, Simen Alexander; Kalfoss, Mary; Vibe, Olaug Elisabeth (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      In Norway, approximately 50% of older people die in nursing homes (NH). Holistic care and pharmacological management are key factors in quality at the end of life. The purpose of this longitudinal study was to describe the ...
    • Perception of illness by patients treated with haemodialysis 

      Strugała, Magdalena; Talarska, Dorota; Kalfoss, Mary; Niewiadomski, Tomasz; Rozmarynowska, Beata; Dyk, Danuta (Journal article, 2019)
      Introduction: Perception of illness is the way in which a condition is perceived, which reflects the patient’s attitude towards illness and treatment. Aim: The aim of the research was to understand the perception of illness ...
    • Quality of life data in older adults: self-assessment vs interview 

      Halvorsrud, Liv; Kalfoss, Mary (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-10-14)
    • Student’s perception of missed care: focus group results 

      Kalfoss, Mary (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Background: With the inflation of economic constraints on health care and demand to increase care quality, there is an increasing need to develop a clear understanding of what actions by health professionals are perceived ...
    • Translation and adaption of questionnaires: A nursing challenge 

      Kalfoss, Mary (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Background: Translation of previously developed questionnaires has often been the choice when addressing research to groups whose language is not English. In the translation of health-related questionnaires, it is highly ...
    • Validation of the WHOQOL-Bref: psychometric properties and normative data for the Norwegian general population 

      Kalfoss, Mary; Reidunsdatter, Randi Johansen; Kløckner, Christian; Nilsen, Marianne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Background: The World Health Organization’s Quality of Life Questionnaire (WHOQOL-Bref ) is a frequently used instrument to assess the quality of life in both healthy and ill populations. Inquiries of the psychometric ...