Search for dissertations about: "Frailty factors"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 swedish dissertations containing the words Frailty factors.

  1. 1. Older people with intellectual disability and affective and anxiety disorders: Comorbidities, healthcare utilisation, pharmacotherapy and frailty factors requiring support and social services

    Author : Nadia El Mrayyan; Hälsofrämjande komplexa interventioner; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Ageing; Intellectual disability; Affective disorders; Anxiety disorders; Healthcare; Social Services; Drugs; Frailty factors;

    Abstract : AbstractBackground: Affective and anxiety disorders have a higher occurrence in older people with intellectual disability (ID) than in the general population. However, there is a lack of research into this ageing group from the point of view of their health panorama, use of medicines, healthcare utilisation and social welfare support. READ MORE

  2. 2. Navigating towards a self-determined daily life in old age. Experiences, instrument evaluation and explanatory factors

    Author : Isabelle Ottenvall Hammar; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Activities of daily living ADL ; aged 80 and over; dependence; frailty; self-determination; IPA-O; person-centredness;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim of this thesis was to explore self-determination in the context of community-dwelling older persons with different degrees of dependence in daily activities. Methods: Using a qualitative, grounded design, study I explored how people 80 years and older experienced their self-determination when developing dependence in daily activities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Physical Fitness in Hospitalized Frail Elderly Patients

    Author : Kristina Åhlund; Maria Bäck; Niklas Ekerstad; Birgitta Öberg; Lars Nyberg; Linköpings 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; Physical fitness; frailty; in-hospital care; comprehensive geriatric assessment;

    Abstract : Demographic research shows that the proportion of older people in society is increasing. More people age well, but there are also more people getting old with disability and multimorbidity. The large diversity in functioning illustrates the heterogeneity of aging. READ MORE

  4. 4. Delirium in older people after cardiac surgery : risk factors, dementia, patients’ experiences and assessments

    Author : Helena Claesson Lingehall; Birgitta Olofsson; Elisabeth Lindahl; Yngve Gustafson; Karl Gunnar Engström; Anna-Karin Edberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cardiac surgery; Cardiovascular disease; Delirium; Dementia; Nursing; Older people; Patients’ experiences; Perioperative period; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : Background:Delirium is common in older people undergoing cardiac surgery. Delirium is an acute or subacute neuro-psychiatric syndrome, characterized by a change in cognition, disturbances in consciousness; it fluctuates, develops over a short period of time and always has an underlying cause. READ MORE

  5. 5. Postpartum psychosis and the association with sociodemographic and obstetric factors

    Author : Anna Nager; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Objective To examine the association between postpartum psychosis and the sociodemographic factors age, education, marital status and year of delivery (study 1). To examine the association between neighbourhood socioeconomic characteristics and postpartum psychosis (study 2). READ MORE