Search for dissertations about: "End of life care"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 109 swedish dissertations containing the words End of life care.

  1. 1. End-of-life care in a Swedish county : patterns of demographic and social conditions, clinical problems and health care use

    University dissertation from Göteborgs Unversitet, Institute of Health Care Sciences

    Author : Eva Jakobsson; Högskolan i Skövde.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Nursing; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Omvårdnad; Humanities and Social sciences; Humaniora-samhällsvetenskap; End-of-life; end-of-life care; demographics; social conditions; health care utilization; places of death; clinical problems; turning point; end-of-life; health care utlization;

    Abstract : There is broad consensus in both international and national policy statements that care provided at end-of-life should be different from care provided during other periods of life. There is a need for comprehensive knowledge about the broad population of individuals who access the public health care system during the last period of life. READ MORE

  2. 2. Patients' quality of life : Living with incurable cancer in palliative homecare

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Christina Melin-Johansson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Advanced cancer; Assessment of quality of life a the end of life; AQEL; existential; hospital based palliative care; mixed methods; neoplasm; nursing; palliative care; quality of life; social life; support.;

    Abstract : My clinical experience is that living in incurable cancer at the end of life is complex to patients and their families. Patients seem to have a rather good quality of life (QoL) but problems related to the progression of the illness constantly challenges and changes QoL. READ MORE

  3. 3. End of Life Stroke Care : perspectives of health-care professionals and family members

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Heléne Eriksson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : IntroductionEven though medical improvements have reduced the mortality rates for patients afflicted by stroke, mortality during the first few days at hospital is significant. Today, there is an increasing recognition that the principles of palliative and supportive care are important components of meeting the needs of patients severely afflicted by stroke even in acute settings. READ MORE

  4. 4. Guilt and shame in end-of-life care the next-of-kin's perspectives

    University dissertation from Växjö, Kalmar : Linnaeus University Press

    Author : Carina Werkander Harstäde; Linnéuniversitetet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; end-of-life care; guilt; hermeneutics; next-of-kin; relatives; secondary analysis; semantic concept analysis; shame; Vårdvetenskap; Caring Science;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim of the thesis was to explore and describe the concepts of guilt and shame and gain a greater understanding of the next-of-kin’s experiences of guilt and shame in end-of-life care.Methods: Study I was a qualitative secondary analysis of 47 interviews with next-of-kin searching for experiences of guilt and shame. READ MORE

  5. 5. The incurable cancer patient at the end of life Medical care utilization, quality of life and the additive analgesic effect of paracetamol in concurrent morphine therapy

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Bertil Axelsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; Palliative; cancer; place of death; health care utilization; quality of life; morphine; paracetamol; pain; Kirurgi; MEDICINE Surgery; MEDICIN Kirurgi; Surgery; kirurgi;

    Abstract : Only 12% of the patients died at home. When the period between diagnosis and death was less than one month, every patient died in an institution. Younger patients, marriedpatients, and those living within the 40 km radius of the hospital utilized more hospital days. READ MORE