Search for dissertations about: "Health education in adult"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 104 swedish dissertations containing the words Health education in adult.

  1. 1. Learning as a patient : What and how individuals want to learn when preparing for surgery, and the potential use of serious games in their education

    Author : Brynja Ingadóttir; Tiny Jaarsma; Ingela Thylén; Bjöörn Fossum; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Education; knowledge expectations; learning; serious game; surgical patients; Kennslutölvuleikur; nám; sjúklingafræðsla; skurðsjúklingar; væntingar til fræðslu;

    Abstract : Introduction: Surgical patients need knowledge to participate in their own care and to engage in self-care behaviour in the perioperative period which is important for their recovery. Patient education facilitates such knowledge acquisition and several methods can be used to facilitate it, for example, face-to-face education and brochures or using information technology such as website or computer games. READ MORE

  2. 2. Abdominal obesity among older population in Indonesia : socioeconomic and gender inequality, pattern and impacts on disability and death

    Author : Cahya Utamie Pujilestari; Nawi Ng; Margareta Norberg; Lennarth Nyström; Lars Weinehall; Mohammad Hakimi; Alexandra Krettek; Umeå 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; Abdominal obesity; concentration index; disability; focus-group discussion; gender inequality; Indonesia; mortality; older people; socioeconomic inequality; Public health; folkhälsa; epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : Background: Population ageing has contributed to the rise of chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Concurrently, obesity prevalence is increasing in all age groups and has become a serious public health problem. Obesity is the main risk factors of the major chronic NCDs such as type 2 diabetes and has been linked to disability and mortality. READ MORE

  3. 3. Promoting health in adolescents : preventing the use of tobacco

    Author : Maria Nilsson; Urban Janlert; Lars Weinehall; Erik Bergström; Hans Stenlund; Charli Eriksson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Smoking; tobacco; prevention; intervention; adolescents; schools; evaluation; parents; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : There is a robust evidence base for the negative health effects from smoking. Smoking is linked to severe morbidity and to mortality, and kills up to half of its regular users. READ MORE

  4. 4. SMOKING AND SMOKING CESSATION IN A HEALTH EQUITY PERSPECTIVE IN SWEDEN – AN EPIDEMIOLOGICAL STUDY IN THE ADULT POPULATION

    Author : Kontie Moussa; Socialmedicin och global hälsa; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Environmental tobacco smoke; Immigrant women; Smoking trends; Smoking and pregnancy; Inequalities in health; Attributable fraction; Educational inequality; Workplace exposure; Passive smoking; Smoking epidemic; Socioeconomic status; Sweden.;

    Abstract : The widening inequalities in smoking are one of the growing public health challenges in western countries, where smoking and smoking cessation patterns are unequally distributed among the populations. Inequalities in smoking and smoking cessation are closely associated with factors such as socioeconomic status, psychosocial and cultural factors. READ MORE

  5. 5. Health promoting factors in people with chronic musculoskeletal pain or with rheumatic diseases: a descriptive and interventional study

    Author : Susann Arvidsson; Bengt Fridlund; Stefan Bergman; Barbro Arvidsson; Birgitta Klang Söderkvist; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adult; chronic musculoskeletal pain; empowerment; health factors; HRQL; intervention; patient education; problem-based learning; rheumatic diseases; self-care; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim of this thesis with a salutogenic approach was to describe health promoting factors in people with chronic musculoskeletal pain and in people with rheumatic diseases, and to evaluate the effects of an intervention study with a self-care promoting PBL-program for people with rheumatic diseases having chronic musculoskeletal pain, sleep disturbances and/or fatigue. Methods: This thesis is comprised of four samples: a randomly selected sample from a Swedish general population (study I) and three different samples containing people with rheumatic diseases registered at a hospital for rheumatic diseases in the southwest of Sweden (studies II, III and IV). READ MORE