Search for dissertations about: "old age problems thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 76 swedish dissertations containing the words old age problems thesis.

  1. 1. On vision in old age. A longitudinal study of subjects 70 to 97 years old

    Author : Birgitta Bergman; Göteborgs universitet.; University of Gothenburg.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Geriatrik och medicinsk gerontologi; Geriatrics and medical gerontology; Oftalmologi; Ophtalmology; elderly; hearing impairment; intervention; longitudinal study; ocular disorders; old; risk factors; visual ability; visual acuity VA ;

    Abstract : Aims. The main purpose of this study was to investigate different aspects of vision and visual function in old people, like change in vision and visual ability, to study the natural course of eye diseases, assess needs of visual intervention, investigate risk factors for ocular disorders late in life, and also to investigate coexistence between visual and hearing impairments. READ MORE

  2. 2. Living with cancer in old age. Quality of life and meaning

    University dissertation from Bibbi Thomé, Department of Nursing, P.O.Box 157, SE 221 00 LUND, SWEDEN

    Author : Bibbi Thomé; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2003]
    Keywords : oncology; Cytology; cancerology; Cytologi; onkologi; cancer; Public health; epidemiology; Folkhälsa; epidemiologi; hermeneutic-phenomenology; meaning; SF-12; EORTC QLQ C-30; receiving help for daily living; gender; age; comorbidity; complaints; quality of life; content analysis; cancer experience; Aged; MEDICIN; MEDICINE;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate quality of life in people aged 75 and older with cancer in relation to age, gender, presence and type of complaints, comorbidity, living conditions, perceived economic situation, sense of coherence, receiving help for daily living and social resources. The aim was also to investigate older people’s experiences and the meaning of living with cancer in old age. READ MORE

  3. 3. Participation and Independence in Old Age - Aspects of home and neighbourhood environments

    University dissertation from Department of Health Sciences, Division of Occupational Therapy and Gerontology, Lund University, Sweden

    Author : Maria Haak; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2006]
    Keywords : ENABLE-AGE; grounded theory; home; independence; neighbourhood environment; occupational therapy; participation; very old people; Medicine human and vertebrates ; Rehabilitering medicinsk och social ; revalidation; rehabilitation; kinesitherapy; Occupational health; industrial medicine; Yrkesmedicin; arbetsmiljömedicin; Physical medicine; Gerontologi; Gerontology; Medicin människa och djur ; Social sciences; Samhällsvetenskaper; MEDICIN; MEDICINE; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The current trend in Sweden is to support older people to remain living in their own homes as long as possible. Older people spend much of their daily life within the home and neighbourhood environment. It is well known that participation and independence is important in experiencing well being in old age. READ MORE

  4. 4. Capturing health in the elderly population : Complex health problems, mortality, and allocation of home-help services

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutionen för socialt arbete - Socialhögskolan

    Author : Bettina Meinow; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; oldest old; health trends; complex health problems; frailty morbidity; mortality; mortality trends; follow-up time; home-help services; predictors; Sweden; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social work; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialt arbete; Social Work; socialt arbete;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates health trends among very old people and the allocation of public home-help services. A further aim is to examine methodological issues in mortality analysis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Care Trajectories in the Oldest Old

    University dissertation from Jönköping : Hälsohögskolan

    Author : Marie Ernsth Bravell; Hälsohögskolan.; Hälsohögskolan.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Oldest-old; Health; Social network; ADL; Care; Institutionalization; End-of-life;

    Abstract : This thesis demonstrates relations among health, social network, ADL and patterns of care in the oldest old guided by a resource theoretical model.The analyzed data are based on two studies: the Nona study, a longitudinal study of 157 individuals aged 86 to 94 years, and the H70 study, a longitudinal study of 964 individuals aged 70 at baseline. READ MORE