Search for dissertations about: "Britt-Marie Ternestedt"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 swedish dissertations containing the words Britt-Marie Ternestedt.

  1. 1. Living with haemodialysis close to death - patients' and close relatives' experiences

    Author : Lena Axelsson; Birgitta Klang; Stefan Jacobson; Sissel Andreassen Gleissman; Carina Lundh Hagelin; Britt-Marie Ternestedt; Sophiahemmet Högskola; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Close relative; Death; Dying; End of life; End-stage renal disease; haemodialysis; Palliative care; Phenomenological-hermeneutics; Qualitative content analysis; Retrospective interviews; Serial interviews; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; close relative;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis is to generate  understanding and knowledge a bout the experiences of  patients living with haemodialysis, and their close relati ves, near the end of life. In studies I and II we  conducted a series of 31 qualitative interviews over a period of 12 months with 8 severely ill patients  (aged 66–87) treated with haemodialysis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Me-ness and we-ness in a modified everyday life close to death at home

    Author : Ida Carlander (Goliath); Britt-Marie Ternestedt; Eva Sahlberg-Blom; Ingrid Hellström; Jonas Sandberg; Joakim Öhlén; Ida Carlander; Ersta Sköndal högskola; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : life-threatening illness; everyday life; home; identity; self-image; dying; death; family; transition; narrative; interpretive description; secondary analysis; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; life-threatening illness;

    Abstract : The overarching aim of this thesis was to describe how family members experienced everyday life with life-threatening illness close to death, with focus on self-image and identity. The thesis comprises four papers, each with a specific aim to illuminate various aspects of the phenomenon under study. READ MORE

  3. 3. Dignity in the end of life care : what does it mean to older people and staff in nursing homes?

    Author : Lise-Lotte Dwyer; Britt-Marie Ternestedt; Lennart Nordenfelt; Ingegerd Fagerberg; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing Science;

    Abstract : The discussion of a palliative care and a dignified death has almost exclusively been applied to people dying of cancer. As people are getting older and are living longer, nursing homes have become an important place for end-of-life care and death. Dignity is a concept often used in health care documents but their meaning is rarely clarified. READ MORE

  4. 4. Women's experiences of gynecological cancer and interaction with the health care system through different phases of the disease

    Author : Eva Ekwall; Bengt Sorbe; Britt-Marie Ternestedt; Ulla Hällgren Graneheim; Helena Sunvisson; Christina Trapp Bolund; Örebro 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; Women`s perspective; gynecological cancer; recurring ovarian cancer; professional-patient relations.; Surgery; Kirurgi; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; Surgery; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : This thesis explores women’s experiences of being diagnosed with gynecological cancer, during different phases of the disease trajectory. The women were undergoing treatment for primary gynecological cancer (study I) and for recurring ovarian cancer (studies II–IV). READ MORE

  5. 5. Recovery from an Acute Myocardial Infarction : A Longitudinal Study of Couples

    Author : Monica Eriksson; Marianne Svedlund; Kenneth Asplund; Britt-Marie Ternestedt; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; acute myocardial infarction; adaptation; adjustment; balance; couples; family; normalisation; stability; system theory; transition; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate recovery in the relationshipbetween couples following an acute myocardial infarction [AMI]. An additionalaim was to compare differences over time regarding hope and health‐relatedquality of life [HRQoL] for both patient and partner. READ MORE