Search for dissertations about: "End of life care"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 106 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. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. The Impact of Advanced Home Care on Health-related Quality of Life Reports in the end of life from palliative care patients with cancer

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Marianne Ahlner-Elmqvist; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Malmö University.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Medicine; palliative medicine; quality of life;

    Abstract : ABSTRACT The aim of the present work was to compare patients with advanced cancer receiving specialized palliative home care with those receiving conventional care. A hospital-based advanced home care programme was initiated, in order to enable patients to remain at home for a longer period and to choose to die at home. READ MORE