Search for dissertations about: "Geriatric nursing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 37 swedish dissertations containing the words Geriatric nursing.

  1. 1. ICELANDIC NURSING HOME RESIDENTS: THEIR MORTALITY, HEALTH, FUNCTIONAL PROFILE, AND CARE QUALITY, USING THE MINIMUM DATA SET OVER TIME

    Author : Ingibjörg Hjaltadottir; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; geriatric nursing; quality indicators; Minimum Data Set; nursing homes; health needs assessment; Older people;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate trends over time in residents’ health status, functional profile and predictors of mortality at admission to Icelandic nursing homes and in addition to determine upper and lower thresholds for Minimum Data Set (MDS) Quality Indicators, to investigate the prevalence of quality indicators over time and their association with the health status and functional profile of residents in Icelandic nursing homes. Studies I and II included 2,206 persons assessed over 11 years (1996-2006). READ MORE

  2. 2. Assessment of patients' needs and resources as a basis in supervision for individualised nursing care in nursing home wards : evaluation of an intervention study

    Author : Görel Hansebo; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Geriatric nursing; Geriatrik; Geriatri; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; intervention project; assessment; supervision; elderly care; knowledge of patients; professional approach and qualitative methods;

    Abstract : The study in this thesis was conducted as an intervention project in three nursing home wards in Sweden, in a big city as well as in rural areas, one year in each ward. The intervention consisted of supervision for individualised and documented nursing care with a multidimensional assessment instrument, the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI/MDS), used as a basis. READ MORE

  3. 3. Nutritional Screening of Older Patients : Developing, Testing and Using the Nutritional Form For the Elderly (NUFFE)

    Author : Ulrika Söderhamn; Anna-Christina Ek; Margareta Bachrach-Lindström; Karin Axelsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; ageing; health; instrument testing; nursing documentation; self- care ability; sense of coherence; undernutrition; Nursing; Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to develop, test and use a simple, clinically useful instrument for the nutritional screening of older patients. Four studies were performed, with a quantitative approach, in a geriatric rehabilitation ward in western Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Swedish Version of the Philadelphia Geriatric Center Multilevel Assessment Instrument (PGCMAI) : Development and testing in an old-age population with locomotor disability

    Author : Margareta Minhage; Elisabeth Hamrin; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Gender; locomotor disability; PGCMAI; old age; reliability; validity; Nursing; Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : The general aim was to examine the Swedish version of the Philadelphia Geriatric Center Multilevel Assessment Instrument, PGCMAI, in a population of old people with locomotor disability in Sweden. Specific aims were to examine whether the Swedish version of the PGCMAI meets the criteria of reliability and validity when assessing the life situation of Swedish old people with locomotor disability and to explore the pattern of the Swedish version of the instrument in respect of age and gender. READ MORE

  5. 5. Functional and Nutritional Assessments in Geriatric Rehabilitation. A Feasibility Study

    Author : Ingrid Poulsen; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Gerontologi; Gerontology; Feasibility; Geriatric rehabilitation; Functional status; Undernutrition; Effectiveness;

    Abstract : The aim was to evaluate the effectiveness and feasibility of functional and nutritional assessments in geriatric rehabilitation in Copenhagen, Denmark, and in addition to study clinically identifiable risk factors for undernutrition, association between nutritional and ADL status, feasibility and effectiveness of nutritional intervention conducted by the nursing staff, and the nursing staffs attitudes towards nutrition-related assessments. Two data collections were conducted in the geriatric clinics in Copenhagen. READ MORE