Search for dissertations about: "Anna Strömberg"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 swedish dissertations containing the words Anna Strömberg.

  1. 1. Appetite in patients with heart failure : Assessment, prevalence and related factors

    Author : Christina Andreae; Kristofer Årestedt; Anna Strömberg; Anna Forsberg; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Appetite; Age; Cognitive function; Depression; Health status; Heart failure; Malnutrition; Physical activity; Psychometrics; Pharmacotherapy; Sleep;

    Abstract : Background: Appetite is an important component in nutrition for maintaining the food intake needed by the body. Decreased appetite is a common clinical problem in patients with heart failure. It has a negative impact on food intake and possibly on malnutrition and health outcomes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Doing informal care : Identity, couplehood, social health and information and communication technologies in older people’s everyday lives

    Author : Frida Andréasson; Elizabeth Hanson; Tina Mattsson; Lennart Magnusson; Anna Strömberg; Anna Dunér; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Informal care; carers; older people; carer identity; ill bodies; social health; couplehood; Information and Communication Technology ICT ; ethnography; co-design; Health and Caring Sciences; Hälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis has been a) to analyse how informal care influences the identity of carers and care recipients, their sense of couplehood and social health, and b) to explore the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the context of informal care and the everyday lives of older people. Study I focused on how older carers conceptualised their identity as carers on a Swedish online social forum, using a netnographic methodology. READ MORE

  3. 3. Recruitment of circulating cells into skeletal muscle : occurrence and possible mechanisms

    Author : Anna Strömberg; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Tissue remodeling is a central process for all life. When a tissue is exposed to environmental stress such as injury, both local cells and cells from the periphery are recruited to regenerate and remodel the tissue. During the last decades the importance of resident cells, e.g. READ MORE

  4. 4. Caring for patients with chronic heart failure

    Author : Anna Strömberg; Kathleen Dracup; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : caring; compliance; computer-based education; follow up; heart failure; intervention; nurse-led heart failure clinics; morbidity; mortality; patient education; quality of life; self-care; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to describe and evaluate patient education and nurse-led follow up for patients with heart failure. Descriptive designs were used to map out the nurse-led heart failure care in Sweden (I) and to identify factors influencing compliance with prescribed treatment in patients with chronic heart failure. READ MORE

  5. 5. Water purification using polyelectrolyte modified cellulose fibers and filters to adsorb bacteria

    Author : Anna Ottenhall; Monica Ek; Joydeep Dutta; Emma Strömberg; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Bacterial adsorption; cellulose filter; Layer-by-Layer; water treatment; Fiber- och polymervetenskap; Fibre and Polymer Science;

    Abstract : Clean water is necessary for human survival and there is a need for development of cheap and easy water purification techniques to use in emergency situations when there is no access to safe drinking water. Bacteria contaminated water can cause lethal diarrheal diseases and is globally the second most common cause of death among children less than five years of age. READ MORE