Search for dissertations about: "Disability rating"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 43 swedish dissertations containing the words Disability rating.

  1. 1. Stroke in geriatric patients - Aspects of depression, cognition and motor activity

    Author : Berit Agrell; Geriatrik; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; stroke; laterality; rating scales; motoractivity; aphasia; neglect; disability; depression; cognition; Neurology; neuropsychology; neurophysiology; Neurologi; neuropsykologi; neurofysiologi;

    Abstract : Six depression rating scales, GDS, Zung, CES-D, CPRS-D and Cornell, were compared in 40 patients. The validity was good for all scales except for the Cornell scale. A comprehensive investigation was done in 116 elderly stroke patients. There was no difference in prevalence and severity of post-stroke depression in relation to side of lesion. READ MORE

  2. 2. Multidisciplinary rehabilitation in musculoskeletal disorders : Quantitative and qualitative follow-up studies

    Author : Rita Sjöström; Marie Alricsson; Ragnar Asplund; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; disability; mental health; mobility; musculoskeletal; pain; quality of life; rehabilitation; return to work; sick leave; nedsatt förmåga; mental hälsa; rörlighet; muskuloskeletal; smärta; livskvalitet; rehabilitering; återgång i arbete; sjukskrivning; rehabiliteringsvetenskap; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : The primary aim of this investigation was to evaluate a seven-weekmultidisciplinary rehabilitation programme, with emphasis onmusculoskeletal disorders, for working-age people, by assessments at thestart and end of the rehabilitation programme, and at follow-upexaminations 6, 12 and 24 months after completion of the programme. Afurther aim was to explore the experiences of people not returning to workduring a period of six years after participation in an extensivemultidisciplinary rehabilitation programme. READ MORE

  3. 3. Low Back Pain : With Special Reference to Manual Therapy, Outcome and its Prognosis

    Author : Marie Grunnesjö; Kurt Svärdsudd; Lars-Erik Strender; Stefan Blomberg; Rune Hedlund; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Low Back Pain; Manual therapy; Stay active care; Mobilisation; Manipulation; Pain drawing; Return to work; Prognosis; Disability rating; Pain; Family medicine; Allmänmedicin; Allmänmedicin; Family Medicine;

    Abstract : Objectives. To assess outcome of manual therapy in addition to stay-active care in sub-acute low back pain patients and to investigate the predictive power of pain drawing sketch variables for return to work. Materials and methods. READ MORE

  4. 4. Living with Long-Term Pain after a Stroke

    Author : Marita Widar; Gerd Ahlström; Anna-Christina Ek; Fannie Gaston-Johansson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : stroke; central pain; chronic pain; neuropathic pain; nociceptive pain; shoulder; pain; tension-type headache; pain assessment; disability; activities of daily living; coping; health-related quality of life; mood; caring; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to classify and describe long-term pain two years after a stroke and to describe the experiences of pain, and the consequences it has on the persons’ lives. The studies were conducted from a multidimensional perspective on pain, combining quantitative and qualitative methods. READ MORE

  5. 5. On functions, abilities and quality of life after subarachnoid haemorrhage : occupational therapy aspects

    Author : Margareta Lindberg; Axel Fugl-Meyer; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Subarachnoid heamorrhage; impairment; disability; activities of daily living; work; leisure; depression; quality of life; rehabilitation; occupational therapy;

    Abstract : This investigation addresses functions/impairments, abilities/disabilities and quality of life (QoL) in a consecutive series of non-hospitalised long-term survivors (2,5-12 years) of subarachnoid heamorrhage (SAH). The investigated parameters of functions/impairments were: motor, language, perceptual and memory functions. READ MORE