Karolinska University Hospital part of the first kidney transplant program across Scandinavia
For the first time two kidney replacements have been performed involving donors and transplant patients who are part of the Scandinavian kidney exchange program STEP organized by ...
She gives a voice to ALS patients
An angel and the words “ALS fighter” are tattooed on her left forearm. “I have the strength and the drive,” says Mia Möllberg about her role as patient representative in one of ...
Sudden inability to act delays cardiac care
Patients who wait a long time before seeking care for symptoms of myocardial infarction may experience an inability to act on the symptoms, according to a questionnaire study in ...
What is intensive care?
“In intensive care we take care of the most critically ill patients in the hospital. Working with people who are seriously ill is a privilege, you gain an increased understanding ...
Better care for acute confusion
If patients who are at increased risk of confusion are identified quickly, proper nursing care can reduce suffering, anxiety and complications. Large patient groups are at risk of ...
Karolinska accredited as “Center of Excellence” for ovarian cancer
The European Society of Gynaecological Oncology (ESGO) has accredited gynecological cancer at Karolinska as a Center of Excellence, the highest level it awards.
Zero tolerance against anti-Semitism - Karolinska University Hospital remove physician from position after violation of hospital's core values
Karolinska University Hospital remove former consultant physician from his position and lower his salary. The doctor has violated the hospital's core values regarding harassment ...
250 pancreatic transplants
- It might not sound like much, but it is a milestone and it feels good to exceed a certain level. Moreover, it is a very important and meaningful treatment with great potential, ...
Simulation to train treatment and care
Twenty years ago, Karolinska was working with the continued education and training of healthcare personnel in much the same way as with airplane pilots, by using simulations etc. ...
“Being able to turn a tough medical test situation into something positive for a child who hardly dares walk through the door is an incredible feeling,” says Stefan Lundeberg, who ...