Search for dissertations about: "satisfaction with life"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 287 swedish dissertations containing the words satisfaction with life.

  1. 1. Living with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator : Swedish and US patients' experiences of their life situation

    Author : Kärstin Bolse; Högskolan i Halmstad.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; CHD; ICD-implantation; MUIS; life situation; QLI; Quality of life; phenomenography; satisfaction; uncertainty; Implantable defibrillators; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; . ICD-implantation;

    Abstract : The general aim of this study was to describe changes in uncertainty and satisfaction as well as to explore how patients with an ICD experience their life situation over a two year period. The design was explorative and descriptive, combining both quantitative and qualitative approaches. Data were collected from two locations, Sweden and the US. READ MORE

  2. 2. On vocational rehabilitation in northern Sweden with focus on life satisfaction and outcome prediction

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Michael Eklund; Umeå universitet.; [1991]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Work; Vocational rehabilitation; Impairment; Disability; Outcome; Return to work; Earnings; Psycho-social aspects; Life Satisfaction; Happiness; Chronic pain;

    Abstract : A consecutive series of 149 subjects with complete or partial vocational disability due to somatic ill-health were investigated at admission for vocational rehabilitation and two years later. Subjects filled in checklists which encompassed 5 socio-demographic, 5 psycho-social and 9 life satisfaction items. READ MORE

  3. 3. Health-related quality of life in recipients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator due to life-threatening arrhythmias : a 5 year follow-up

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Inger Flemme; Högskolan i Halmstad.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; defibrillators implantable; ICD shocks; life-threatening arrhythmia; Quality of life; satisfaction; uncertainty; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; quality of life;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to describe self-reported health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in recipients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) due to life-threatening arrhythmias over a 5-year period. The design was prospective and longitudinal. READ MORE

  4. 4. Caring for Patients with an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Experiences of Patients and Healthcare Professionals

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

    Author : Kärstin Bolse; Högskolan i Halmstad.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2009]
    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; ICD-implantation; healthcare professional; life situation; organisation of care; experiences; satisfaction; uncertainty; clinical aspects; heart diseases; patient satisfaction; quality of life; health personnel; hjärtsjukdomar; patienttillfredsställelse; livskvalitet; sjukvårdspersonal; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Background: An Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) is a technical device used in the treatment of ventricular arrhythmias. After the implantation of an ICD the entire life situation can be affected with psychological and social consequences for the patient and his/her next of kin. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mild stroke - consequences in everyday life, coping and life satisfaction

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

    Author : Gunnel Carlsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; stroke; mild stroke; cognition; post-stroke fatigue; qualitative method; coping; life satisfaction;

    Abstract : Abstract Aim: The aim of this thesis was to explore the life situation one year after an apparently mild stroke, and to compare life satisfaction between patients and their spouses. Method: Seventy-five patients with mild stroke participated. Neurological and cognitive impairment was assessed. READ MORE