Search for dissertations about: "Hip fracture"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 108 swedish dissertations containing the words Hip fracture.

  1. 1. Fall-Related Hip Fracture Predisposing and Precipitating Factors

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Breiffni Leavy; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Co-existing disease; Epidemiology; Fall circumstances; Hip fracture; In-depth interviews; Mixed methods; Physical activity perceptions; Psychotropic drugs; Qualitative; Orthopaedics; Ortopedi; Epidemiologi; Epidemiology; Geriatrics; Geriatrik; Physiotherapy; Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi;

    Abstract : A physically inactive lifestyle is a predisposing risk factor for fall-related hip fracture. The circumstances, or precipitating factors, surrounding hip fractures are, however, not well understood, a factor of relevance for Swedish adults who have one of the highest hip fracture risks in the world. READ MORE

  2. 2. Patients with Hip Fracture Various aspects of patient safety

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Anna-Karin Gunnarsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Hip fracture; patient safety; nutrition; cranberry; patient involvement; adverse event; elderly; Caring Sciences; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the thesis was to investigate whether patient safety can be improved for patients with hip fracture by nutritional intervention and by pharmacological treatment with cranberry concentrate. Another aim was to describe the patients’ experience of involvement in their care. READ MORE

  3. 3. Life after hip fracture. : Association with dependency in old age and the effects of a group learning programme

    University dissertation from Samhällsmedicin och rehabilitering, Umeå

    Author : Eva Elinge; Umeå universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; aged; 80 and over; hip fracture; cross-sectional study; randomised controlled trial; rehabilitation; occupational therapy; group-learning; activity performance; participation; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Geriatrics and medical gerontology; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Geriatrik och medicinsk gerontologi;

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  4. 4. Hip fracture - Mortality and residual lifetime risk of fractures

    University dissertation from Clinical and Molecular Osteoporosis Research Unit, Clinical Sciences, Malmö

    Author : My von Friesendorff; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; hip fracture; women; men; sex; age; survival; mortality; subsequent fracture; fracture risk; residual lifetime; cause of death; long term;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Osteoporos (benskörhet) innebär att såväl bentätheten som skelettets hållfasthet minskar, vilket leder till ökad risk att få frakturer (benbrott). Osteoporos är en folksjukdom, där frakturerna medför stora kostnader såväl för individen som för samhället. READ MORE

  5. 5. Arthroplasty for Femoral Neck Fracture. Results of a nationwide implementation

    University dissertation from Department of Orthopaedics, Lund University

    Author : Olof Leonardsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Hip fracture; femoral neck fracture; total hip arthroplasty; hemiarthroplasty; long-term results; demography; patient-reported outcome; health-related quality of life; pain; satisfaction;

    Abstract : Hip fractures are devastating for the individual and a substantial economic burden for society. The treatment for displaced femoral neck fracture is a choice between internal fixation, total hip arthroplasty and hemiarthroplasty. READ MORE