Search for dissertations about: "Eva von Strauss"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words Eva von Strauss.

  1. 1. Being old in our society : health, functional status, and effects of research

    Author : Eva von Strauss; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : ageing; attitude; dementia; functional status; morbidity; participation; population survey; nonagenarians; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; ageing; attitude; dementia; functional status; morbidity; participation; population survey; and nonagenarians;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns health and functional status in old age, as well as older adults' attitudes towards research participation. Five studies were performed using data from the Kungsholmen Project, a population-based study on ageing and dementia ongoing in Stockholm since 1987.Occurrence of dementia. READ MORE

  2. 2. Medicine management in municipal home care : delegating, administrating and receiving

    Author : Åsa Gransjön Craftman; Eva von Strauss; Margareta Westerbotn; Kristina Johnell; Kenneth Asplund; Sophiahemmet Högskola; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Delegation; District nurse; Home dwelling; Home care; Home care assistent; Health care; Medication use; Medication management; Polypharmacy; Population-based; Time trends; Task shifting; Responsible authorities; Older people; Delegering; Distriktssjuksköterska; Hemmaboende; Hemtjänst; Hemtjänstpersonal; Hälso- och sjukvård; Medicinanvändning; Medicinhantering; Polyfarmaci; Populationsbaserad; Tidstrender; Uppgiftsväxling; Huvudmän; Äldre; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; delegation;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to investigate how delegation of medication is handled in municipal home care. Specific aims were to 1) explore the prevalence of medication use in older adults over time; 2) describe district nurses’ experiences of the delegation of medication management to municipal home care personnel; 3) explore and describe how home care assistants experience receiving the actual delegation of the responsibility of medication administration; and 4) to describe how older adults, living at home, perceive receiving assistance from home care assistants to manage their own medication. READ MORE

  3. 3. Physical functioning in old age: Temporal trends and geographical variation in Sweden

    Author : Britt-Marie Sjölund; Eva von Strauss; Högskolan i Gävle; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; ADL disability;

    Abstract : ADL disability is an age-related condition that leads to poor quality of life, increased health-related care costs, and increased mortality. The proportion of older adults are increasing worldwide, and it is therefore important both for society and the individual that research provide us with information about the process leading to ADL disability and how to identify persons at risk. READ MORE