PhD, Associated Researcher
Tove E. Godskesen, RN, received her PhD in medicine/bioethics in 2015, on the thesis Patients in clinical cancer trials: Understanding, Motivation and Hope. Her research is focused on the informed consent process, ethical challenges for research personnel, and how to best integrate research and care. She is PI for the Nordic project Embodiment of ethical perspectives in the clinic: Healthcare personnel’s experiences of dilemmas when caring for oncology research participants. She works as Senior Lecturer at Ersta Sköndal Bräcke University College, teaching ethics and palliative care at Bachelor- and Master Level.
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Why patients participate in clinical cancer trials
Tove Godskesen defended her thesis on why patients participate in clinical cancer trials in August 2015.
Caring for patients
Nurses encounter ethical dilemmas in their daily work. But there are also moral dimensions to nursing practice.
Clinical Ethics: Benefiting the patient
We are interested in the ethical issues that arise in clinical settings: In association with diagnosis, treatment and the organization and delivery of health care
Differences in trial knowledge and motives for participation among cancer patients in phase 3 clinical trials.(2016). European Journal of Cancer Care, vol. 25, ss. 516-523 DOI
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Hope for a cure and altruism are the main motives behind participation in phase 3 clinical cancer trials.(2015). European Journal of Cancer Care, vol. 24, ss. 133-141 DOI
Phase 1 clinical trials in end-stage cancer: patient understanding of trial premises and motives for participation.(2013). Supportive Care in Cancer, vol. 21, ss. 3137-3142 DOI
Nursing Ethics & Ethics of Care
Nursing ethics is concerned with the moral dimensions of nursing practice while the ethics of care is a normative ethical theory. For many years CRB has developed these fields from different angles. We have used qualitative studies to describe and explore the kinds of ethical dilemmas nurses encounter in their day-to-day work and how they solve them. Other studies have investigated the role of ethical guidelines in the building of ethical competence in nursing practice and in priority setting. In this report, we provide a summary of our research.