Search for dissertations about: "home nursing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 190 swedish dissertations containing the words home nursing.

  1. 1. Nursing care for patients on the edge of life Nurses’ experiences of nursing care in intensive and nursing home related to questions of withholding or withdrawing curative treatment

    University dissertation from Fakulteten för samhälls- och livsvetenskaper

    Author : Reidun Hov; Karlstads universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; life - sustaining treatment; nursing care; nursing home; ICU; phenomenology; phenomenography; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Nursing; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Omvårdnad; Nursing Science; Omvårdnad; fd vårdvet. ;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim of this thesis was to deepen the understanding of nursing care for seriously ill patients on the edge of life in intensive care unit (ICU) and nursing home when questions were raised whether to withhold or withdraw curative treatment. Method: All studies were conducted in a qualitative frame of reference with interviews of nurses in two contexts in Norway; group interviews of 14 nurses in an ICU (study I, III), and individual interviews of 14 nurses in two nursing homes (study II, IV). READ MORE

  2. 2. From novice towards self-care expert  studies of self-care among persons using advanced medical technology at home 

    University dissertation from Linköping : Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Linköping University

    Author : Angelika Fex; Högskolan Väst.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Nursing; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Omvårdnad; Nursing science; Vårdvetenskap; Home care services; Self care; Technology; medical; Dependent-care; Health; Hermeneutics; Home dialysis; Home ventilator; Long-term oxygen; Next of kin; Phenomenology; Transition; Egenvård; Medicinsk teknik; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; health; hermeneutics; home dialysis; home ventilator; long-term oxygen; next of kin; phenomenology; transition;

    Abstract : The use of advanced medical technology at home has increased in most industrialized countries. The overall aim of this thesis was to develop knowledge of self-care and transition and issues that influence daily life and health among persons using advanced medical technology at home. READ MORE

  3. 3. Encounters in nursing homes : Experiences from nurses, residents and relatives

    University dissertation from Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Lars Westin; Högskolan i Skövde.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap; Medical sciences; Medicin; Nursing Homes; Encounters; Nursing Home Staff; Residents; Relatives; Nurses; Nursing homes; encounters; nursing homes staff; residents; relatives; nurses;

    Abstract : The care of residents in nursing homes (special housing) is a major challenge for the nursing profession, especially as the population of older people has increased in recent decades. One important aim of this care is to promote the wellbeing and security of the residents. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gerotranscendence from a Nursing Perspective – from Theory to Implementation

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Barbro Wadensten; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Caring sciences; Gerontology nursing; Gerontological care; Gerotranscendence; Nursing theory; Nursing models; Gerontological theory; Ageing; Care of older people; Nursing; Guidelines; Innovation; Vårdvetenskap; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the present thesis was to gain further knowledge about the nursing theoretical basis of care of older people, to translate the theory of gerotranscendence into practical guidelines, and to implement the theory and guidelines in practical settings.Study I comprised a literature search and a review with qualitative analysis of nursing theories. READ MORE

  5. 5. Contemporary home-based care encounters, relationships and the use of distance-spanning technology

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Britt-Marie Wälivaara; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Nursing; Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : Encounters and relationships are basic foundations of nursing care and the preconditions for these foundations are changing along with a change in healthcare towards an increase of home-based care. In this development the use of distance-spanning technology is becoming increasingly common. READ MORE