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Harshida Patel

Senior lecturer

Harshida Patel
Senior lecturer
Current research Project is about Peripartum Cardiomyopathy PPCM and Care of elderly
+46 31 786 6047

Room number: 1212
Postal Address: Box 457, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Arvid wallgrens backe hus 2 , 41346 Göteborg
Duties: Research and Teaching

Care in Long-term Conditions at Institute of Health and Care Sciences (More Information)
Box 457
405 30 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Arvid Wallgrens backe hus 1 och 2 , 413 46 Göteborg

About Harshida Patel

Harshida Patel, Ph.D. RN. Inst. Of Health Care & Science at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg. She holds her specialization in Nursing science and currently working as a senior lecturer. She is spec nurse and has more than 30 years of clinical experience working in Cardiac care. She is also engaged in the Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing orgnaization as President for Tau Omega chapter.

Harshida´s area of research is heart failure, including elderly with chronic heart failure but also young mothers, who suffer from heart failure associated with pregnancy and childbirth (Peripartum Cardiomyopathy) and Migrants health.

Research Group
A Member of Childbirth research group; Coordinator for Care and Learning of Vulnerable People (Leadarship and Learning); Chair of the European STTI Research Task Force

Her teaching has a width extending across several areas. Nursing in general and specifically at heart disease and the elderly, health economics, evidence based care, IPL – simulation (nursing and physician students in last semester), Power and humanrights seminar in multidisciplinary groups, National Clinical Examinations, contact teacher for the clinical follow-up of the students, supervision and examination of thesis, course director for the Geriatrics and Internal medicine  and Scientific methods at advanced and basic level. She is also responsible for internationalisation in the advanced level education.

Clinical activity
Harshida has a long experience in clinical practice, both in General medicine, Geriatrics, and since 1989, in Cardiac Care, both in- and outpatient care. She has also worked as a research nurse with various projects at AstraZeneca, Roche and Sahlgrenska University Hospital.

Nursing, elderly, cardiac care, health economics, evidence-based care, person-centered care, teamwork, migrants health.

Latest publications

Migrants´ Experiences in the Healthcare System
Harshida Patel, Marie-Louise Luiking
Women, Migrations and Health - Ensuring Transcultural Healthcare, Slovenia, University of Primorska Press , Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

Migrants' healthcare experience: a meta-ethnography review of the literature.
Marie Louise Luiking, Birgit Heckemann, Parveen Ali, Connie DEKKER VAN DOOM, Sumana Ghosh et al.
Journal of Nursing Scholarship, Journal article 2018
Journal article

Migrants Access and Encounters of Healthcare in a Host Country
Birgit Heckemann, Marie-Louise Luiking, Parveen Ali, Connie Dekker van Doorn, Sumana Ghosh et al.
2nd International Conference of the Urban Research and Education Knowledge Alliance (U!REKA). 20-21November 2017, Edinburgh, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

The Dividends of Collaboration: An STTI European Research Taskforce Experience
Marie-Louise Luiking, Birgit Heckemann, Roger Watson, Angela Kydd, Parveen Ali et al.
44th Biennial Convention 2017: Influence Through Action: Advancing Global Health, Nursing, and Midwifery. Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, Poster 2017

The Impact of Self-Efficacy and Depression on Self-Care in Patients with Heart Failure: An Integrative Review
Harshida Patel, Sumana Ghosh
International Archives of Nursing and Health care , Journal article 2017
Journal article

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Psychometric properties of a Swedish version of the Kansas City Cardiomyopathy Questionnaire in a Chronic Heart Failure population.
Harshida Patel, Inger Ekman, John A Spertus, Scott M Wasserman, Lars-Olof Persson
European journal of cardiovascular nursing : journal of the Working Group on Cardiovascular Nursing of the European Society of Cardiology, Journal article 2008
Journal article


Reasons for seeking acute care in Chronic heart failure
Harshida Patel
Kvalitetsdagarna - Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset, Poster 2007

Is it possible to provide care in home setting at deterioration in Chronic Heart failure?
Harshida Patel
oral presentation, Conference contribution 2007
Conference contribution

Reasons for seeking acute care in chronic heart failure
Harshida Patel, Masoud Shafazand, Maria Schaufelberger, Inger Ekman
European journal of cardiovascular nursing, Conference paper 2007
Conference paper

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