Search for dissertations about: "Äldrevård"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the word Äldrevård.

  1. 1. Assessment of patients' needs and resources as a basis in supervision for individualised nursing care in nursing home wards : evaluation of an intervention study

    Author : Görel Hansebo; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Geriatric nursing; Nursing; Nursing assessment; Nursing care; Nursing homes; Qualitative methods; Geriatri; Geriatrik; Omvårdnad; Sjukhem; Hemsjukvård; Äldrevård; Psykiatrisk vård; Kvalitativa metoder; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; intervention project; assessment; supervision; elderly care; knowledge of patients; professional approach and qualitative methods;

    Abstract : The study in this thesis was conducted as an intervention project in three nursing home wards in Sweden, in a big city as well as in rural areas, one year in each ward. The intervention consisted of supervision for individualised and documented nursing care with a multidimensional assessment instrument, the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI/MDS), used as a basis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Insulin Resistance and Inflammation as Risk Factors for Congestive Heart Failure

    Author : Erik Ingelsson; Lars Lind; Johan Ärnlöv; Johan Sundström; Jan Östergren; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Geriatric nursing; congestive heart failure; insulin resistance; inflammation; obesity; blood sedimentation; apolipoproteins; antioxidants; beta carotene; oxidative stress; registries; epidemiology; risk factors; Äldrevård; Older people and ageing; Äldre och åldrande;

    Abstract : Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality and the identification of modifiable risk factors is crucial in order to diminish suffering of this common disease. The primary aim of this thesis was to investigate novel metabolic risk factors for CHF, with a focus on insulin resistance and inflammation. READ MORE

  3. 3. General Motor Function Assessment and Perceptions of Life Satisfaction during and after Geriatric Rehabilitation

    Author : Anna Cristina Åberg; Hans Lithell; Birgitta Lindmark; Birgitta Sidenvall; Christina Helging Stenström; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Geriatric nursing; geriatric rehabilitation; motor function; assessment; qualitative interviews; life satisfaction; self-expresion; informal care; Äldrevård; Older people and ageing; Äldre och åldrande;

    Abstract : Two main goals of geriatric rehabilitation are to re-establish ability for physical function in order to facilitate independence in activities of daily living (ADL), and to promote an optimal degree of well-being, i.e. life satisfaction, in the individual. READ MORE

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

    Author : Barbro Wadensten; Lars Tornstam; Marianne Carlsson; Per-Olof Sandman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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; Caring sciences; 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