Search for dissertations about: "Homecare"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the word Homecare.

  1. 1. Homecare and technology old dreams - new means?

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Maria Jansson; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Informatik; Informatics;

    Abstract : To meet the demands and to maintain an acceptable level of services in health and homecare, implementation and use of ICT as support for caring work, are increasing. The assumption is that technology will give rise to a large number of improvements, such as effectiveness and ability to follow up and evaluate the performance of the services provided. READ MORE

  2. 2. Building Usability into Health Informatics Development and Evaluation of Information Systems for Shared Homecare

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Universitetsbiblioteket

    Author : Isabella Scandurra; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE Physiology and pharmacology Physiology Medical informatics; MEDICIN Fysiologi och farmakologi Fysiologi Medicinsk informatik; health informatics; participatory design; user centred design; homecare services; cooperative work; integrated health information systems; mobile devices; usability evaluation;

    Abstract : How can we develop usable and work process-oriented ICT systems for shared homecare?Shared homecare involves different professionals, consists of mobile work and requires immediate and ubiquitous access to patient-oriented information, supporting an integrated view on the care process.This thesis presents a new collaborative design method for user needs analysis and requirements specification in the context of health information systems development; the Multi-disciplinary Thematic Seminar (MdTS) method. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sharing is Caring Integrating Health Information Systems to Support Patient-Centred Shared Homecare

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Maria Hägglund; Uppsala universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; health informatics; user-centred design; integrated health information systems; homecare services; cooperative work; health informatics standardization; MEDICINE Physiology and pharmacology Physiology Medical informatics; MEDICIN Fysiologi och farmakologi Fysiologi Medicinsk informatik;

    Abstract : In the light of an ageing society with shrinking economic resources, deinstitutionalization of elderly care is a general trend. As a result, homecare is increasing, and increasingly shared between different health and social care organizations. To provide a holistic overview about the patient care process, i.e. READ MORE

  4. 4. Unravelling the duality of Caregivinghood - How informal caregivers describe their situation when salutogenically approached

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Mia M T Wennerberg; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Caregivinghood; Community care; Dyad; Environment context; GRD-definition; Health promotion; Homecare; Informal caregiver and carerecipient; Policy; Specific and Generalized Resistance Resources and Deficits; Salutogenesis; Support; Theory-driven qualitative design;

    Abstract : Demographic changes and an emphasis on community care, increase the number of informal caregivers to older adults in most societies. Their willingness to provide care and that they are healthy enough to manage, is essential. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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