Search for dissertations about: "Åsa Hörnsten"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words Åsa Hörnsten.

  1. 1. Experiences of diabetes care - patients' and nurses' perspectives

    University dissertation from Omvårdnad, Umeå Universitet

    Author : Åsa Hörnsten; Berit Lundman; Herbert Sandström; Barbara Paterson; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Nursing; diabetes type 2; hemoglobin A1c; Primary health care; clinical encounters; group sessions; intervention; professional perspective; patient perspective; narratives; qualitative content analysis; Omvårdnad; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Nursing; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Omvårdnad; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : Background: In order to provide good diabetes care it is important for the health care professionals to share patients’ personal understanding of living with diabetes, which differs from a professional understanding of the illness. Patients’ beliefs about health, illness, control and cure are predictive of the outcome of lifestyle changes and pharmacological treatment. READ MORE

  2. 2. Proximity and distance challenges in person-centred care for diabetes specialist nurses in primary health care

    University dissertation from Omvårdnad, Umeå Universitet

    Author : Eva Boström; Åsa Hörnsten; Ulf Isaksson; Berit Lundman; Inger Ekman; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Diabetes specialist nurse; professional role; self-management support; type 2 diabetes; caring relation; power relation; person-centred care; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : Background Type 2 diabetes demands self-management over time, to maintain health and reduce the risk for diabetes complications. However, despite efforts, many persons with type 2 diabetes are not reaching the treatment targets. In diabetes, person-centred care and group education are recommended. READ MORE

  3. 3. Communication about the Heart Failure Trajectory in Patients, their Families and Health Care Professionals

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Lisa Hjelmfors; Tiny Jaarsma; Anna Strömberg; Maria Friedrichsen; Jan Mårtensson; Åsa Hörnsten; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Heart failure; nurse attitudes; prognosis; end-of-life care; communication; palliative care; end- of- life care education; simulation; undergraduate nursing students; co-design;

    Abstract : Introduction: There is an increasing awareness in the field of cardiology regarding the need for improved delivery of palliative care in patients with heart failure (HF). Professional guidelines have drawn attention to the importance of discussing the heart failure trajectory with patients and their families. READ MORE

  4. 4. Illness integration, self-management and patient-centred support in type 2 diabetes

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Lena Jutterström; Åsa Hörnsten; Ulf Isaksson; Herbert Sandström; Unn-Britt Johansson; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Type 2 diabetes; illness integration; turning points; self-management; patient-centredness; diabetes care; primary health care; intervention; randomised controlled study; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : Background:Type 2 diabetes is a serious disease that is increasing globally. The focus of diabetes care has been to prevent diabetes related complications and thereby reduce mortality. An older population, the disease progression and decreased ability to perform self-management activities increases the risk for complications. READ MORE

  5. 5. Hope and life-struggle patients' experiences with Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Karin Olsson; Åsa Hörnsten; Ulf Näslund; Jan Mårtensson; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Aortic stenosis; transcatheter aortic valve implantation; experiences; coping; decision-making; health-related quality of life; symptoms; function; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis is to explore experiences and self-reported outcomes from Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation, TAVI, among people with severe aortic stenosis. The thesis includes four studies. Study I-II are based on interviews performed the day before TAVI and Qualitative Concept Analysis was used for analysis. READ MORE