Together under one roof are four job-specific research units as well as the departmental offices for questions combining issues related to health systems and health care.
The research unit for Occupational Therapy prioritises projects that enable people with restricted abilities to achieve more autonomy and participation in life.
The research unit for Health Sciences puts its main focus on applied research and development in health systems and healthcare research.
The research unit of the Institute of Midwifery focuses on the care of women and their families during pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period.
The research team of the Institute of Nursing conducts applied research and development projects in the areas of optimal nursing care in nursing homes, hospitals and municipalities.
The research unit for Physiotherapy focuses on diagnostics and treatment, among others in the physical laboratory, as well as the study of the effectiveness of physiotherapy.
Development and validation of a tool for advising primiparous women during early labour (GebStart-Study)
Background Pregnant women experience early labour as the first phase of labour with different physical and emotional symptoms. Early admission to hospital has been found to be associated with increased intervention and caesarean section rates. However, primiparous women often contact the hospital before labour ...
Literature Screening for SSPH+
Preamble A large number of scientific publications become available on a daily basis, reflecting the rapid development of knowledge and progress of science on COVID-19 related issues. Leading authorities should base decisions or policies on this knowledge; hence they need to master the actual state of this ...
The situation of users of complementary public transport services in Switzerland
The Occupational Therapy Research Unit investigates the view of users of public transport-supplementary driving services on how and in which areas they experience restrictions in their mobility. Starting point Mobility plays an essential role in different areas of life. These include independent coping with everyday ...