Search for dissertations about: "Berit Lundman"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 swedish dissertations containing the words Berit Lundman.

  1. 1. Daily living and coping strategies in insulin-dependent diabetics : diagnostic reasoning in nursing

    Author : Berit Lundman; Astrid Norberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Insulin-dependent diabetes; metabolic control; daily living; coping strategies; attitudes; tedium; smoking habits; menstruation; nursing; diagnostic reasoning in nursing;

    Abstract : Within a defined geographical area, all patients, 192 in total, with insulin- dependent diabetes of at least 2 years' duration and free from long-term diabetic complications were identified. Their experiences of the influence of the disease on daily living, tedium, and smoking habits were evaluated using a questionnaire and related to metabolic control. READ MORE

  2. 2. Caring for patients with an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator : Experiences of patients and healthcare professionals

    Author : Kärstin Bolse; Anna Strömberg; Ingela Johansson; Berit Lundman; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ICD-implantation; healthcare professional; life situation; organisation of care; experiences; satisfaction; uncertainty; clinical aspects; 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

  3. 3. Inner strength as a health resource among older women

    Author : Erika Boman; Regina Santamäki Fischer; Berit Lundman; Björn Nygren; Häggblom Anette; Anna-Karin Edberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Connectedness; creativity; flexibility; firmness; inner strength; old age; women;

    Abstract : Background Long life does not inevitably mean more healthy years; older women have an increased risk of disabilities, diseases and adverse life events. Nevertheless, many older women experience health. This may be explained by possessing resources that promote health, despite adversities. Inner strength is seen as a resource as such. READ MORE

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

    Author : Eva Boström; Åsa Hörnsten; Ulf Isaksson; Berit Lundman; Inger Ekman; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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

  5. 5. Life situation in people with peripheral arterial disease and their family members

    Author : Louise Egberg; Anne-Cathrine Mattiasson; Johan Styrud; Karl-Gösta Ljungström; Sissel Andreassen; Berit Lundman; Sophiahemmet Högskola; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Peripheral vascular disease; Experiences; Angioplasty; balloon; Health related quality of life; Life situation; Family members; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Peripheral Vascular Disease;

    Abstract : Life with peripheral arterial disease and the resulting impaired walking ability leads to major limitations in daily life and a decreased quality of life. The overall aim of this thesis was to generate understanding about the life situation among people living with peripheral arterial disease and their family members. READ MORE