The six regional nodes – one at each healthcare region – work to improve the prerequisites for conducting clinical studies and for increasing the quality of the studies.
Initiatives are being taken throughout the country to ensure nurses with PhDs can continue to carry out research and at the same time keep on their work in patient-proximate nursing. Susanna Ågren is a specialist intensive care nurse who has a PhD and the position as “university nurse” in Linköping.
The patient-specific wound dressings of tomorrow are now being tested by combining renewable biomaterials from forestry together with 3D printing technology. This is just one of several examples of medical technology innovations.
Hundreds of thousands of swedes suffer from sleep apnea and when Kurt-Arne Rosén had the opportunity to participate in a clinical study he did not hesitate. Kurt-Arne has positive experiences from being a study participant and he would consider doing it again.