Browsing All posts tagged under »Marit Kirkevold«

Nursing Intervention for People Living with Parkinson’s Disease

July 18, 2018 by


The currently featured ANS article is  “It Is Hard Work, But It Is Worth It” – Patients and Spouses’ Experiences of a Nursing Intervention to Promote Adjustment to Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s Disease—A Feasibility Study by  Anita Haahr, PhD, MScN, RN; Karen Østergaard, DrMSc, MD and Marit Kirkevold, DrEd, RN. We invite you to […]

Family Relationships in the Context of Palliative Care

January 10, 2017 by


The current ANS featured article explores the challenges that families face when one of their loved ones is receiving palliative care.  The article, titled “A Valuable but Demanding Time: Family Life During Advanced Cancer in an Elderly Family Member” by Marianne Fjose, MScN, RN; Grethe Eilertsen, PhD; Marit Kirkevold, EdD; and Ellen Karine Grov, PhD is […]

Recognizability: Assessing External Validity

July 31, 2013 by


This week’s “Editor’s Pick” article is titled “Recognizability: A Strategy for Assessing External Validity and for Facilitating Knowledge Transfer in Qualitative Research” by Hanne Konradsen, PhD; Marit Kirkevold, DrEd; and Karin Olson, PhD.  Dr. Konradsen sent this message for our blog: Dear ANS and readers When you sit and type on your computer, you often wonder […]

Creativity and Quality: Qualitative research with people with aphasia

July 2, 2013 by


The authors of the current Editor’s Pick article in ANS provide an inspirational example of overcoming a research challenge that may seem impossible!  The challenge: to understand the experience of people with aphasia, despite their limitations in being able to convey their experience in spoken or written language.  The authors, Berit Arnesveen Bronken, MNS and Marit […]