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Carol Tishelman

Professor

Visiting address : Tomtebodavägen 18a, Solna, Sweden
Delivery address : Tomtebodavägen 18A, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden

About me

I am a professor and research group leader for the research group Innovative care at Medical Management Centre at the Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics (LIME).

  • Since October 2014- continuing: Investor Endowed chair, Professor of Innovative Care, Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics, Medical Management Centre. This position is a joint position with clinical employment as University nurse, with special responsibility for strategic health care innovation at the Department of Development and Innovation, Karolinska University Hospital (in Swedish: universitetssjuksköterska, med särskilt ansvar för strategisk vårdinnovation, vid Utveckling och Innovation, Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset inom Stockholms läns landsting).  
  • Leader for Core 4 Cancer and Palliative Care of the Karolinska Institutet-Umeå University Strategic Research Program for Health Care Sciences (SFO-V) responsible for coordinating and leading development of this research line
  • Member of the steering committee for the Karolinska Institutet-Umeå University Strategic Research Program for Health Care Sciences (SFO-V)
  • In addition, I have led several major national and international projects, e.g. lead for the Swedish Core 2 component of the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership; have been Swedish PI for the EU RN4CAST project (and we have continued funding for this project nationally), lead the national research program DöBra

Education

1970-1973: Sarah Lawrence College, NY, U.S. Liberal arts studies; Major Women’s Studies

1978-1980: University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., Degree: Bachelor of Science in Nursing included specialist education in medicine/surgery and psychiatric nursing

1979-1981: “student-trainee”, Wurzel Clinic, Philadelphia Psychiatric Center

Wurzel Clinic provided family, group and individual therapy for multi-drug abusers on both in- and out-patient basis. As a trainee, I worked as therapist 16-20 hours/week with both clinical and theoretical supervision.

1984: Specialist in psychiatric nursing (Sweden)

1986: Specialist in cancer nursing (Sweden) First specialist education course for cancer nursing in Sweden

1993: Doctoral Degree Thesis title: “Making Sense of Sickness Experience: Cancer patients’ perspectives on their sickness and care in urban Sweden:  Aspects of relevance for nursing”. Includes thesis and 4 accepted/publised peer-reviewed articles + one manuscript; Main supervisor: Docent Lisbeth Sachs, medical anthropologist; co-supervisor: Prof Töres Theorell, MD; Karolinska Institutet, Department of International Health Care Research (IHCAR), Stockholm Sweden

1997-2001: Post-doctoral Training 50% Post-doctoral Fellowship, Nämnden för Vårdvetenskap (now Forskningsnämnd Vård= Board for Research in Health and Caring Sciences) Karolinska Institutet, Placement at IHCAR, allowed for collaboration with Prof Lesley Degner, Winnipeg Canada, without placement in Canada

2000: Docent level competence Subject: Nursing, with focus on cancer nursing, Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Nursing, Stockholm, Sweden, Promotion to approximate equivalent of Associate Professor (based on peer-review process, course in university pedagogy and teaching lecture)

2006: Full Professor Promotion to Full professor April 1, 2006, Subject: Nursing, Karolinska Institutet (based on external review process)

Academic honours, awards and prizes

  • 1987 Recipient of award from Swedish Union of Health Care Professionals, Division for Medical Radiology and Oncology to study provision of psychosocial care for cancer patients in Finland and Norway
  • 2003 Recipient of “Birgitta Bloms Stipend” from Swedish Heart and Lung Foundation
  • 2008 Recipient of the Mebius Kramer Lecturer award. The Mebius Kramer Lecture was initiated in 1992 on the occasion of the retirement of prof dr Mebius Kramer, who was dean of the Academic Medical Hospital at Utrecht. Mebius Kramer lectures are given by distinguished nursing scientists who have made important contributions to and whose work has led to new and significant insights for nursing science.     

Publications

A cross-sectional study of 'care left undone' on nursing shifts in hospitals
Ball Je, Griffiths P, Rafferty Am, Lindqvist R, Murrells T, Tishelman C
Journal of advanced nursing 2016;72(9):2086-97

A longitudinal study of changing characteristics of self-reported taste and smell alterations in patients treated for lung cancer
Belqaid K, Tishelman C, Mcgreevy J, Månsson-brahme E, Orrevall Y, Wismer W, et al
European journal of oncology nursing : the official journal of European Oncology Nursing Society 2016;21():232-41

Awareness of cancer symptoms and anticipated patient interval for healthcare seeking. A comparative study of Denmark and Sweden
Hvidberg L, Lagerlund M, Pedersen Af, Hajdarevic S, Tishelman C, Vedsted P
Acta oncologica (Stockholm, Sweden) 2016;55(7):917-24

Awareness of sunburn in childhood, use of sunbeds and change of moles in Denmark, Northern Ireland, Norway and Sweden
Hajdarevic S, Hvidberg L, Lin Y, Donnelly C, Gavin A, Lagerlund M, et al
European journal of public health 2016;26(1):29-35

Beyond the visual and verbal: Using participant-produced photographs in research on the surroundings for care at the end-of-life
Tishelman C, Lindqvist O, Hajdarevic S, Rasmussen Bh, Goliath I
Social science & medicine (1982) 2016;168():120-129

Effectiveness of the Liverpool care pathway for the dying in residential care homes: An exploratory, controlled before-and-after study
Brännström M, Fürst Cj, Tishelman C, Petzold M, Lindqvist O
Palliative medicine 2016;30(1):54-63

Going public: reflections on developing the DöBra research program for health-promoting palliative care in Sweden
Lindqvist O, Tishelman C
Progress in palliative care 2016;24(1):19-24

Nurses' practice environment and satisfaction with schedule flexibility is related to intention to leave due to dissatisfaction: A multi-country, multilevel study
Leineweber C, Chungkham Hs, Lindqvist R, Westerlund H, Runesdotter S, Smeds Alenius L, et al
International journal of nursing studies 2016;58():47-58

Opening the doors a crack wider: palliative care research data in the public domain
Lindqvist O, Rasmussen Bh, Fürst Cj, Tishelman C, Opcare9 Team In Sweden
BMJ supportive & palliative care 2016;6(1):113-5

RN assessments of excellent quality of care and patient safety are associated with significantly lower odds of 30-day inpatient mortality: A national cross-sectional study of acute-care hospitals
Smeds-alenius L, Tishelman C, Lindqvist R, Runesdotter S, Mchugh Md
International journal of nursing studies 2016;61():117-24

Using a retrospective pretest instead of a conventional pretest is replacing biases: a qualitative study of cognitive processes underlying responses to thentest items
Taminiau-bloem Ef, Schwartz Ce, Van Zuuren Fj, Koeneman Ma, Visser Mr, Tishelman C, et al
Quality of life research : an international journal of quality of life aspects of treatment, care and rehabilitation 2016;25(6):1327-37

Agile, a guiding principle for health care improvement?
Tolf S, Nyström Me, Tishelman C, Brommels M, Hansson J
International journal of health care quality assurance 2015;28(5):468-93

Awareness of risk factors for cancer: a comparative study of Sweden and Denmark
Lagerlund M, Hvidberg L, Hajdarevic S, Pedersen Af, Runesdotter S, Vedsted P, et al
BMC PUBLIC HEALTH 2015;:1156-

Intention to leave the workplace among nurses working with cancer patients in acute care hospitals in Sweden
Lagerlund M, Sharp L, Lindqvist R, Runesdotter S, Tishelman C
European journal of oncology nursing : the official journal of European Oncology Nursing Society 2015;19(6):629-37

PA33 Reflections from the intersection of palliative care and design
Kjellgren H, Kleijberg M, Carlander I, Lindqvist O, Tishelman C
BMJ supportive & palliative care 2015;5 Suppl 1():A29-

Reflections on using biographical approaches in end-of-life care: dignity therapy as example
Lindqvist O, Threlkeld G, Street Af, Tishelman C
Qualitative health research 2015;25(1):40-50

Room for Death--International museum-visitors' preferences regarding the end of their life
Lindqvist O, Tishelman C
Social science & medicine (1982) 2015;139():1-8

Structural characteristics of hospitals and nurse-reported care quality, work environment, burnout and leaving intentions
Lindqvist R, Smeds Alenius L, Griffiths P, Runesdotter S, Tishelman C
Journal of nursing management 2015;23(2):263-74

WA3 Room for death - international museum - visitors' preferences regarding the end of their life
Lindqvist O, Tishelman C
BMJ supportive & palliative care 2015;5 Suppl 1():A1-

WA7 Refining and sharing our methods - how to research the public health approach to palliative care?
Cohen J, Sallnow L, Tishelman C
BMJ supportive & palliative care 2015;5 Suppl 1():A2-3

Characteristics of taste and smell alterations reported by patients after starting treatment for lung cancer
Mcgreevy J, Orrevall Y, Belqaid K, Wismer W, Tishelman C, Bernhardson Bm
Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer 2014;22(10):2635-44

Differences in cancer awareness and beliefs between Australia, Canada, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and the UK (the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership): do they contribute to differences in cancer survival? (vol 108, pg 292, 2013)
Int Canc Benchmarking Partnership, Forbes Ljl, Simon Ae, Warburton F, Boniface D, Brain Ke, et al
BRITISH JOURNAL OF CANCER 2014;111(12):2382-2382

Hospital organizational factors influence work-family conflict in registered nurses: Multilevel modeling of a nation-wide cross-sectional survey in Sweden
Leineweber C, Chungkham Hs, Westerlund H, Tishelman C, Lindqvist R
International journal of nursing studies 2014;51(5):744-51

Interventions to improve cervical cancer screening uptake amongst young women: a systematic review
Albrow R, Blomberg K, Kitchener H, Brabin L, Patnick J, Tishelman C, et al
Acta oncologica (Stockholm, Sweden) 2014;53(4):445-51

Nurses' practice environment and work-family conflict in relation to burn out: a multilevel modelling approach
Leineweber C, Westerlund H, Chungkham Hs, Lindqvist R, Runesdotter S, Tishelman C
PloS one 2014;9(5):e96991-

Nurses' shift length and overtime working in 12 European countries: the association with perceived quality of care and patient safety
Griffiths P, Dall'ora C, Simon M, Ball J, Lindqvist R, Rafferty Am, et al
Medical care 2014;52(11):975-81

Nurse staffing and education and hospital mortality in nine European countries: a retrospective observational study
Aiken Lh, Sloane Dm, Bruyneel L, Van Den Heede K, Griffiths P, Busse R, et al
Lancet (London, England) 2014;383(9931):1824-30

Organization of nursing care in three Nordic countries: relationships between nurses' workload, level of involvement in direct patient care, job satisfaction, and intention to leave
Lindqvist R, Smeds Alenius L, Runesdotter S, Ensio A, Jylhä V, Kinnunen J, et al
BMC nursing 2014;13():27-

Self-reported taste and smell alterations in patients under investigation for lung cancer
Belqaid K, Orrevall Y, Mcgreevy J, Månsson-brahme E, Wismer W, Tishelman C, et al
Acta oncologica (Stockholm, Sweden) 2014;53(10):1405-12

Staffing and resource adequacy strongly related to RNs' assessment of patient safety: a national study of RNs working in acute-care hospitals in Sweden
Smeds Alenius L, Tishelman C, Runesdotter S, Lindqvist R
BMJ quality & safety 2014;23(3):242-9

A national observational study of the prevalence and use of enteral tube feeding, parenteral nutrition and intravenous glucose in cancer patients enrolled in specialized palliative care
Orrevall Y, Tishelman C, Permert J, Lundström S
Nutrients 2013;5(1):267-82

Differences in cancer awareness and beliefs between Australia, Canada, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and the UK (the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership): do they contribute to differences in cancer survival?
Forbes Lj, Simon Ae, Warburton F, Boniface D, Brain Ke, Dessaix A, et al
British journal of cancer 2013;108(2):292-300

Four Essential Drugs Needed for Quality Care of the Dying: A Delphi-Study Based International Expert Consensus Opinion
Opcare9, Lindqvist O, Lundquist G, Dickman A, Bukki J, Lunder U, et al
JOURNAL OF PALLIATIVE MEDICINE 2013;16(1):38-43

An international measure of awareness and beliefs about cancer: development and testing of the ABC
Simon Ae, Forbes Lj, Boniface D, Warburton F, Brain Ke, Dessaix A, et al
BMJ open 2012;2(6):-

Applying Best-Worst scaling methodology to establish delivery preferences of a symptom supportive care intervention in patients with lung cancer
Molassiotis A, Emsley R, Ashcroft D, Caress A, Ellis J, Wagland R, et al
LUNG CANCER 2012;77(1):199-204

Complexity in Non-Pharmacological Caregiving Activities at the End of Life: An International Qualitative Study
Opcare9, Lindqvist O, Tishelman C, Hagelin Cl, Clark Jb, Daud Ml, et al
PLOS MEDICINE 2012;9(2):e1001173-

Considerations in developing and delivering a non-pharmacological intervention for symptom management in lung cancer: the views of health care professionals
Wagland R, Ellis J, Bailey Cd, Haines J, Caress A, Williams Ml, et al
SUPPORTIVE CARE IN CANCER 2012;20(10):2565-74

Considerations in developing and delivering a nonpharmacological intervention for symptom management in lung cancer: the views of patients and informal caregivers
Ellis J, Wagland R, Tishelman C, Williams Ml, Bailey Cd, Haines J, et al
Journal of pain and symptom management 2012;44(6):831-42

Differences according to socioeconomic status in the management and mortality in men with high risk prostate cancer
Berglund A, Garmo H, Robinson D, Tishelman C, Holmberg L, Bratt O, et al
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CANCER 2012;48(1):75-84

'Information on the fly': Challenges in professional communication in high technological nursing. A focus group study from a radiotherapy department in Sweden
Widmark C, Tishelman C, Gustafsson H, Sharp L
BMC nursing 2012;11():10-

Living with Ageing and Dying: Palliative and End of Life Care for Older People
Tishelman C
AGEING & SOCIETY 2012;:901-903

Patient safety, satisfaction, and quality of hospital care: cross sectional surveys of nurses and patients in 12 countries in Europe and the United States
Aiken Lh, Sermeus W, Van Den Heede K, Sloane Dm, Busse R, Mckee M, et al
BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL 2012;:e1717-

Perception of quality of care: comparison of the views of patients' with lung cancer and their family members
Henoch I, Lovgren M, Wilde-larsson B, Tishelman C
JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NURSING 2012;21(3-4):585-94

Towards a basic drug kit for the dying patient
Fürst Cj, Lindqvist O, Tishelman C
Current opinion in supportive and palliative care 2012;6(3):386-90

Between Youth and Adulthood Focus Group Discussions With 30-Year-Old Women About Cervical Cancer and Its Prevention in Urban Sweden
Blomberg K, Widmark C, Ternestedt Bm, Tornberg S, Tishelman C
CANCER NURSING 2011;34(3):E11-20

Community patterns of stigma towards persons living with HIV: A population-based latent class analysis from rural Vietnam
Pharris A, Hoa Np, Tishelman C, Marrone G, Nguyen Tkc, Brugha R, et al
BMC PUBLIC HEALTH 2011;:705-

Comorbidity, Treatment and Mortality: A Population Based Cohort Study of Prostate Cancer in PCBaSe Sweden
Berglund A, Garmo H, Tishelman C, Holmberg L, Stattin P, Lambe M
JOURNAL OF UROLOGY 2011;185(3):833-9

Expanding HIV Testing Efforts in Concentrated Epidemic Settings: A Population-Based Survey from Rural Vietnam
Pharris A, Nguyen Tkc, Tishelman C, Brugha R, Nguyen Ph, Thorson A
PLOS ONE 2011;6(1):e16017-

How can young women be encouraged to attend cervical cancer screening? Suggestions from face-to-face and internet focus group discussions with 30-year-old women in Stockholm, Sweden
Blomberg K, Tishelman C, Ternestedt Bm, Tornberg S, Leval A, Widmark C
ACTA ONCOLOGICA 2011;50(1):112-20

Lay perspectives on the use of biologically based therapies in the context of cancer: a qualitative study from Sweden
Hok J, Falkenberg T, Tishelman C
JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PHARMACY AND THERAPEUTICS 2011;36(3):367-75

Opening the black box of cancer patients' quality-of-life change assessments: A think-aloud study examining the cognitive processes underlying responses to transition items
Taminiau-bloem Ef, Van Zuuren Fj, Visser Mrm, Tishelman C, Schwartz Ce, Koeneman Ma, et al
PSYCHOLOGY & HEALTH 2011;26(11):1414-28

Push or pull? Relationships between lung cancer patients' perceptions of quality of care and use of complementary and alternative medicine
Lovgren M, Wilde-larsson B, Hok J, Levealahti H, Tishelman C
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ONCOLOGY NURSING 2011;15(4):311-7

SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS, DIAGNOSTIC INTENSITY, TREATMENT AND MORTALITY IN MEN WITH HIGH RISK PROSTATE CANCER: A POPULATION-BASED STUDY IN PCBASE SWEDEN
Berglund A, Garmo H, Robinsson D, Tishelman C, Holmberg L, Bratt O, et al
AMERICAN JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY 2011;:S161-S161

The experience of cough in patients diagnosed with lung cancer
Molassiotis A, Lowe M, Ellis J, Wagland R, Bailey C, Lloyd-williams M, et al
SUPPORTIVE CARE IN CANCER 2011;19(12):1997-2004

Are the Most Distressing Concerns of Patients With Inoperable Lung Cancer Adequately Assessed? A Mixed-Methods Analysis
Tishelman C, Lovgren M, Broberger E, Hamberg K, Sprangers Mag
JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY 2010;28(11):1942-9

Clock time and embodied time experienced by patients with inoperable lung cancer
Lovgren M, Tishelman C, Hamberg K
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ONCOLOGY NURSING 2010;:S45-S45

Clock Time and Embodied Time Experienced by Patients With Inoperable Lung Cancer
Lovgren M, Hamberg K, Tishelman C
CANCER NURSING 2010;33(1):55-63

Editorial comment on "How do interventions design to improve provider-patient communication work? Illustrative applications of a framework for communication" and "The State of the Science: Informing choices across the cancer journey with public health mechanisms and decision processes"
Ohlen J, Lampic C, Koinberg I, Tishelman C
ACTA ONCOLOGICA 2010;49(2):153-4

Experiences of living with a deteriorating body in late palliative phases of cancer
Rasmussen Bh, Tishelman C, Lindqvist O
Current opinion in supportive and palliative care 2010;4(3):153-7

How do interventions designed to improve provider-patient communication work? Illustrative applications of a framework for communication
Brundage Md, Feldman-stewart D, Tishelman C
ACTA ONCOLOGICA 2010;49(2):136-43

Obstetric care at the intersection of science and culture: Swedish doctors' perspectives on obstetric care of women who have undergone female genital cutting
Widmark C, Leval A, Tishelman C, Ahlberg Bm
JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY 2010;30(6):553-8

Social inequalities in non-small cell lung cancer management and survival: a population-based study in central Sweden
Berglund A, Holmberg L, Tishelman C, Wagenius G, Eaker S, Lambe M
THORAX 2010;65(4):327-33

Somatically ill persons' self-nominated quality of life domains: review of the literature and guidelines for future studies
Taminiau-bloem Ef, Visser Mrm, Tishelman C, Koeneman Ma, Van Zuuren Fj, Sprangers Mag
QUALITY OF LIFE RESEARCH 2010;19(2):253-91

State of Science Conference in Cancer Care - identification of front line research topics
Borjeson S, Langius-eklof A, Tishelman C
ACTA ONCOLOGICA 2010;49(2):134-5

Symptoms before, during, and 14 months after the beginning of treatment as perceived by patients with lymphoma
Johansson E, Wilson B, Brunton L, Tishelman C, Molassiotis A
Oncology nursing forum 2010;37(2):E105-13

"We noticed that suddenly the country has become full of MRI". Policy makers' views on diffusion and use of health technologies in Iran
Palesh M, Tishelman C, Fredrikson S, Jamshidi H, Tomson G, Emami A
HEALTH RESEARCH POLICY AND SYSTEMS 2010;:9-

From 'silent' to 'heard': Professional mediation, manipulation and women's experiences of their body after an abnormal Pap smear
Blomberg K, Forss A, Ternestedt Bm, Tishelman C
SOCIAL SCIENCE & MEDICINE 2009;68(3):479-86

Increasing stringency in symptom cluster research: a methodological exploration of symptom clusters in patients with inoperable lung cancer
Henoch I, Ploner A, Tishelman C
Oncology nursing forum 2009;36(6):E282-92

Nutritional support and risk status among cancer patients in palliative home care services
Orrevall Y, Tishelman C, Permert J, Cederholm T
SUPPORTIVE CARE IN CANCER 2009;17(2):153-61

Olfactory changes among patients receiving chemotherapy
Bernhardson Bm, Tishelman C, Rutqvist Le
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ONCOLOGY NURSING 2009;13(1):9-15

Taste and Smell Changes in Patients Receiving Cancer Chemotherapy Distress, Impact on Daily Life, and Self-care Strategies
Bernhardson Bm, Tishelman C, Rutqvist Le
CANCER NURSING 2009;32(1):45-54

The use of artificial nutrition among cancer patients enrolled in palliative home care services
Orrevall Y, Tishelman C, Permert J, Cederholm T
PALLIATIVE MEDICINE 2009;23(6):556-64

What Is an Exceptional Cancer Trajectory?: Multiple Stakeholder Perspectives on Cancer Trajectories in Relation to Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use
Hok J, Forss A, Falkenberg T, Tishelman C
INTEGRATIVE CANCER THERAPIES 2009;8(2):153-63

How do women who choose not to participate in population-based cervical cancer screening reason about their decision?
Blomberg K, Ternestedt Bm, Tornberg S, Tishelman C
PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY 2008;17(6):561-9

Mapping patterns of complementary and alternative medicine use in cancer: An explorative cross-sectional study of individuals with reported positive "exceptional" experiences
Hok J, Tishelman C, Ploner A, Forss A, Falkenberg T
BMC COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE 2008;:48-

Self-reported taste and smell changes during cancer chemotherapy
Bernhardson Bm, Tishelman C, Rutqvist Le
SUPPORTIVE CARE IN CANCER 2008;16(3):275-83

Symptoms and problems with functioning among women and men with inoperable lung cancer - A longitudinal study
Lovgren M, Tishelman C, Sprangers M, Koyi H, Hamberg K
LUNG CANCER 2008;60(1):113-24

Time spans from first symptom to treatment in patients with lung cancer - The influence of symptoms and demographic characteristics
Lovgren M, Levealahti H, Tishelman C, Runesdotter S, Hamberg K, Koyi H
ACTA ONCOLOGICA 2008;47(3):397-405

Using undergraduate nursing students as mediators in a knowledge transfer programme for care for patients with advanced cancer
Tishelman C, Bergenmar M, Bernhardson Bm, Blomberg K, Borjeson S, Foderus H, et al
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CANCER CARE 2008;17(3):253-60

Advances in contemporary palliative and supportive care
Tishelman C
CONTEMPORARY NURSE 2007;27(1):3-6

An inductive study of the most distressing concerns and relation to EORTC QLQ C-30+LC13 among women and men with inoperable lung cancer during one year post diagnosis
Lovgren M, Broberger E, Tishelman C
EJC SUPPLEMENTS 2007;5(4):457-457

Chemosensory changes experienced by patients undergoing cancer chemotherapy: A qualitative interview study
Bernhardson Bm, Tishelman C, Rutqvist Le
JOURNAL OF PAIN AND SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT 2007;34(4):403-12

Experiences of engagement in creative activity at a palliative care facility
La Cour K, Josephsson S, Tishelman C, Nygård L
Palliative & supportive care 2007;5(3):241-50

Factors influencing agreement in symptom ratings by lung cancer patients and their significant others
Wennman-larsen A, Tishelman C, Nengstrom Y, Gustavsson P
JOURNAL OF PAIN AND SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT 2007;33(2):146-55

Framing the onset of lung cancer biographically: Narratives of continuity and disruption
Levealahti H, Tishelman C, Ohlen J
PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY 2007;16(5):466-73

Impact of cancer chemotherapy-related taste and smell changes on daily life
Bernhardson B, Tishelman C, Rutqvist L
EJC SUPPLEMENTS 2007;5(4):435-435

Nurses' experiences of clinical use of a quality of life instrument in palliative care
Hagelin Cl, Wengstrom Y, Tishelman C, Furst Cj
CONTEMPORARY NURSE 2007;27(1):29-38

Research developing collaboration in cancer nursing research in Europe
Tishelman C
EJC SUPPLEMENTS 2007;5(4):413-413

Spontaneous reports of most distressing concerns in patients with inoperable lung cancer: at present, in retrospect and in comparison with EORTC-QLQ-C30+LC13
Broberger E, Tishelman C, Von Essen L, Doukkali E, Sprangers Mag
QUALITY OF LIFE RESEARCH 2007;16(10):1635-45

Symptom prevalence, intensity, and distress in patients with inoperable lung cancer in relation to time of death
Tishelman C, Petersson Lm, Degner Lf, Sprangers Mag
JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY 2007;25(34):5381-9

Using narrative analysis to understand the combined use of complementary therapies and bio-medically oriented health care
Hok J, Wachtler C, Falkenberg T, Tishelman C
SOCIAL SCIENCE & MEDICINE 2007;65(8):1642-53

Do internal standards of quality of life change in lung cancer patients?
Broberger E, Sprangers M, Tishelman C
NURSING RESEARCH 2006;55(4):274-82

Tension between the public and the private: How women who choose not to participate in population-based cervical cancer screening reason about their decision
Blomberg K, Tishelman C, Ternestedt Bm
PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY 2006;15(2):S432-S432

A conceptual framework for patient-professional communication: An application to the cancer context
Scrn Communication Team, Feldman-stewart D, Brundage Md, Tishelman C
PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY 2005;14(10):801-9

Discrepancies and similarities in how patients with lung cancer and their professional and family caregivers assess symptom occurrence and symptom distress
Broberger E, Tishelman C, Von Essen L
JOURNAL OF PAIN AND SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT 2005;29(6):572-83

Factors related to participation in a cervical cancer screening programme in urban Sweden
Rodvall Y, Kemetli L, Tishelman C, Tornberg S
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CANCER PREVENTION 2005;14(5):459-66

Home parenteral nutrition: A qualitative interview study of the experiences of advanced cancer patients and their families
Orrevall Y, Tishelman C, Permert J
CLINICAL NUTRITION 2005;24(6):961-70

How do women reason about choosing not to participate in population-based cervical cancer screening in Sweden?
Blomberg K, Tishelman C, Ternestedt Bm
EJC SUPPLEMENTS 2005;3(2):451-451

Patient-professional communication research in cancer: An integrative review of research methods in the context of a conceptual framework
Scrn Communication Team, Carlson Le, Feldman-stewart D, Tishelman C, Brundage Md
PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY 2005;14(10):812-28

Smoking cessation for patients with head and neck cancer - A qualitative study of patients' and nurses' experiences in a nurse-led intervention
Sharp L, Tishelman C
CANCER NURSING 2005;28(3):226-35

Symptoms in patients with lung carcinoma - Distinguishing distress from intensity
Tishelman C, Degner Lf, Rudman A, Bertilsson K, Bond R, Broberger E, et al
CANCER 2005;104(9):2013-21

Thurstone scaling as a measurement model in cancer nursing research.
Degner L, Tishelman C, Bond R
ONCOLOGY NURSING FORUM 2005;32(1):153-154

What do newly-diagnosed patients with lung cancer report as most distressing during the first year post diagnosis?
Doukkali E, Tishelman C, Bertilsson K, Runesdotter S, Ohlen J, Broberger E, et al
EJC SUPPLEMENTS 2005;3(2):438-438

What do we know about facilitating patient communication in the cancer care setting?
Scrn Communication Team, Parker Pa, Davison Bj, Tishelman C, Brundage Md
PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY 2005;14(10):848-58

Complexity in caring for patients with advanced cancer
Tishelman C, Bernhardson Bm, Blomberg K, Borjeson S, Franklin L, Johansson E, et al
JOURNAL OF ADVANCED NURSING 2004;45(4):420-9

Reflections on cancer in the context of women's health: Focus group discussions with Iranian immigrant women in Sweden
Emami A, Tishelman C
WOMEN & HEALTH 2004;39(4):75-96

Symptom distress in patients with lung cancer: Are we measuring the right dimensions?
Tishelman C, Degner Lf, Wiberg Eb, Runesdotter S, Bertilsson K
PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY 2004;13(8):S71-S72

The encounters that rupture the myth: contradictions in midwives' descriptions and explanations of circumcised women immigrants' sexuality
Leval A, Widmark C, Tishelman C, Maina Ahlberg B
Health care for women international 2004;25(8):743-60

The 'hows', 'whos', and 'whens' of screening: gynaecologists' perspectives on cervical cancer screening in urban Sweden
Sarkadi A, Widmark C, Tornberg S, Tishelman C
SOCIAL SCIENCE & MEDICINE 2004;58(6):1097-108

The path from oral nutrition to home parenteral nutrition: a qualitative interview study of the experiences of advanced cancer patients and their families
Orrevall Y, Tishelman C, Herrington Mk, Permert J
CLINICAL NUTRITION 2004;23(6):1280-7

Women's experiences of cervical cellular changes: an unintentional transition from health to liminality?
Forss A, Tishelman C, Widmark C, Sachs L
SOCIOLOGY OF HEALTH & ILLNESS 2004;26(3):306-25

Dimensions of distress in patients with lung cancer
Tishelman C, Degner Lf, Rudman A, Broberger We, Runesdotter S, Gustavsson P
PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY 2003;12(8):832-833

Discrepancies in lung cancer patients and nurses assessment of symptom distress and intensity
Wiberg Eb, Tishelman C, Von Essen L
PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY 2003;12(8):828-828

Gender and rural-urban differences in reported health status by older people in Bangladesh
Kabir Zn, Tishelman C, Aguero-torres H, Chowdhury Amr, Winblad B, Hojer B
ARCHIVES OF GERONTOLOGY AND GERIATRICS 2003;37(1):77-91

Advanced home care for cancer patients at the end of life: a qualitative study of hopes and expectations of family caregivers
Wennman-larsen A, Tishelman C
SCANDINAVIAN JOURNAL OF CARING SCIENCES 2002;16(3):240-7

A study of Swedish midwives' encounters with infibulated African women in Sweden
Widmark C, Tishelman C, Ahlberg Bm
MIDWIFERY 2002;18(2):113-25

Quality of care from a patient perspective in population-based cervical cancer screening
Tishelman C, Lundgren El, Skald A, Tornberg S, Larsson Bw
ACTA ONCOLOGICA 2002;41(3):253-61

Support in old age in the changing society of Bangladesh
Kabir Zn, Szebehely M, Tishelman C
AGEING AND SOCIETY 2002;:615-636

The challenging complexities of cancer care
Tishelman C
SCANDINAVIAN JOURNAL OF CARING SCIENCES 2002;16(3):207-208

Treatment of nausea and emesis during cancer chemotherapy: Discrepancies between antiemetic effect and well-being
Borjeson S, Hursti Tj, Tishelman C, Peterson C, Steineck G
JOURNAL OF PAIN AND SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT 2002;24(3):345-58

'I got a letter ...' a qualitative study of women's reasoning about attendance in a cervical cancer screening programme in urban Sweden
Forss A, Tishelman C, Widmark C, Lundgren El, Sachs L, Tornberg S
PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY 2001;10(1):76-87

Influence of sociocultural and structural factors on functional ability: The case of elderly people in Bangladesh
Kabir Zn, Parker Mg, Szebehely M, Tishelman C
JOURNAL OF AGING AND HEALTH 2001;13(3):355-78

Rationales for attending or not attending mammography screening - a focus group study among women in Sweden
Lagerlund M, Widmark C, Lambe M, Tishelman C
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CANCER PREVENTION 2001;10(5):429-42

Risk in numbers - Difficulties in the transformation of genetic knowledge from research to people - The case of hereditary cancer
Sachs L, Taube A, Tishelman C
ACTA ONCOLOGICA 2001;40(4):445-53

Exploring the unknown: The importance of qualitative research in the study of psychosocial aspects of genetic risk for cancer
Tishelman C
PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY 2000;9(5):S56-S56

Measuring symptom distress in patients with lung cancer - A pilot study of experienced intensity and importance of symptoms
Tishelman C, Degner Lf, Mueller B
CANCER NURSING 2000;23(2):82-90

Measuring symptom distress in patients with lung cancer: A pilot study of experienced intensity and importance of symptoms (vol23, pg 82, 2000)
Tishelman C, Degner Lf, Mueller B
CANCER NURSING 2000;23(3):163-163

Midwives' descriptions of their familiarity with cancer - A qualitative study of midwives working with population-based cervical cancer screening in urban Sweden
Lundgren El, Tishelman C, Widmark C, Forss A, Sachs L, Tornberg S
CANCER NURSING 2000;23(5):392-400

"Shopping" for sexually transmitted disease treatment - Focus group discussions among lay persons in rural and urban Zambia
Ndulo J, Faxelid E, Tishelman C, Krantz I
SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES 2000;27(9):496-503

Utilizing a nurse specialist in cervical cancer screening: Empirical studies of the role of the nurse midwife in population-based screening in Sweden. Part one: The view of the midwife
Widmark C, Tishelman C, Lundgren El, Forss A
PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY 2000;9(5):S14-S14

Utilizing a nurse specialist in cervical cancer screening: Empirical studies of the role of the nurse midwife in population-based screening in Sweden. Part two: Satisfaction with care from the perspective of lay women receiving abnormal pap smear results
Tishelman C, Lundgren El, Widmark C, Forss A
PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY 2000;9(5):S15-S15

Innovations and dilemmas in psychosocial oncology - Contributions from the 10th Conference of the European Society for Psychosocial Oncology
Tishelman C, Sprangers M
ACTA ONCOLOGICA 1999;38(6):685-7

Research on risk and risk in research: Theoretical and practical experiences from a multidisciplinary study on cervical cancer screening in urban Sweden
Tishelman C, Forss A, Sachs L, Lundgren El, Widmark C, Tornberg S
QUALITATIVE HEALTH RESEARCH 1999;9(1):45-60

Speaker in favour: This house believes that nurses are able to meet patients' health care needs
Tishelman C
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CANCER 1999;:S49-S49

Aging trends -- making an invisible population visible: the elderly in Bangladesh
Kabir Zn, Szebehely M, Tishelman C, Chowdhury Am, Höjer B, Winblad B
Journal of cross-cultural gerontology 1998;13(4):361-78

Chemotherapy-induced nausea and emesis: Four antiemetic strategies and well-being.
Borjeson S, Hursti Tj, Tishelman C, Peterson C, Steineck G
PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY 1998;7(3):153-153

Measuring lung cancer patients' symptom experiences: Intensity and importance
Tishelman C, Degner L, Mueller B
PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY 1998;7(3):177-177

Nurse-midwives' descriptions of their familiarity with cancer and their knowledge needs
Lundgren El, Tishelman C, Widmark C, Forss A, Sachs L, Tornberg S
PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY 1998;7(3):189-189

Nursing's knowledge base: does it have to be unique?
Nolan M, Lundh U, Tishelman C
British journal of nursing (Mark Allen Publishing) 1998;7(5):270-6

Opportunities and burdens for nurse-midwives working in primary health care - An example from population-based cervical cancer screening in urban Sweden
Widmark C, Tishelman C, Lundgren El, Forss A, Sachs L, Tornberg S
JOURNAL OF NURSE-MIDWIFERY 1998;43(6):530-40

Risk in numbers: Dilemmas in the transformation of genetic knowledge from research to people - The case of hereditary cancer
Sachs L, Taube A, Tishelman C
PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY 1998;7(3):150-150

The diagnostic process and the boundaries of normality
Tishelman C, Sachs L
QUALITATIVE HEALTH RESEARCH 1998;8(1):48-60

Getting sick and getting well: A qualitative study of aetiologic explanations of people with cancer
Tishelman C
JOURNAL OF ADVANCED NURSING 1997;25(1):60-7

[Critical reflections on the uncritical use of measuring instruments: Example Sense of Coherence questionnaire]
Tishelman C
Vard i Norden 1996;16(1):33-7

Nursing diagnosis: A critical analysis of underlying assumptions
Lutzen K, Tishelman C
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF NURSING STUDIES 1996;33(2):190-200

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