Search for dissertations about: "Hugo Lövheim"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words Hugo Lövheim.

  1. 1. Psychotropic and analgesic drug use among old people : with special focus on people living in institutional geriatric care

    Author : Hugo Lövheim; Yngve Gustafson; Stig Karlsson; Lars-Olof Wahlund; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; dementia; depression; pain; nursing Home; old; analgesics; antidepressants; anti-psychotics; behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia; inappropriate drugs; Geriatrics and medical gerontology; Geriatrik och medicinsk gerontologi;

    Abstract : Old people in general, and those affected by dementia disorders in particular, are more sensitive to drug side effects than younger people. Despite this, the use of nervous system drugs and analgesics among old people is common, and has increased in recent years. READ MORE

  2. 2. Leadership : person-centred care and the work situation of staff in Swedish nursing homes

    Author : Annica Backman; David Edvardsson; Karin Sjögren; Hugo Lövheim; Anna-Karin Edberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Leadership; organisation; person-centred care; psychosocial climate; work environment; nursing homes; nursing;

    Abstract : Background: Swedish nursing home managers, who constitute the empirical focus of this thesis, hold overall operational responsibility for the nursing homes, which includes the care of residents, direct care staff and work environment. Aged care organisations are also expected to provide person-centred care. READ MORE

  3. 3. “Life is for living” : exploring thriving for older people living in nursing homes

    Author : Rebecca Baxter; David Edvardsson; Hugo Lövheim; Anders Sköldunger; Sabine Björk; Lisbeth Fagerström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Thriving; well-being; nursing home; older people; nursing; phenomenological hermeneutics; psychometric evaluation; cross-sectional; longitudinal; personcentred care; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : Background: Demand for formal care in nursing homes has steadily increased in recent decades, prompting calls for exploration of health-promoting and salutogenic concepts that support people not only to survive in older age, but to thrive. The concept of thriving has been described as a holistic experience of place-related well-being resulting from interactions between the person and their lived-environment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Adverse effects of psychotropic drugs in old age

    Author : Jon Brännström; Hugo Lövheim; Yngve Gustafson; Peter Nordström; Patrik Midlöv; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Geriatric medicine; psychotropic drugs; adverse effects; mortality; hip fracture; cohort study; old age; Geriatrics; geriatrik;

    Abstract : Background: With increasing age, the body and mind transform. Many of our organs gradually lose capacity, making them more sensitive to the effects of several drugs. In parallel, many of us accumulate an increasing burden of disease and other conditions warranting the use of medications. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring resident health, wellbeing, and thriving in Swedish sheltered housing

    Author : Laura Corneliusson; David Edvardsson; Anders Sköldunger; Karin Sjögren; Hugo Lövheim; Karin Josefsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; sheltered housing; older people; health status; wellbeing; thriving; cross-sectional; longitudinal; nursing; trygghetsboende; äldre; hälsostatus; välbefinnande; trivsel; tvärsnittstudie; longitudinell studie; omvårdnad;

    Abstract : Background: As the population of older people is expected to increase in the coming decades, an increase in service demand will likely follow. Aging in place is common in Sweden, but may be associated with loneliness, anxiety, and other negative health effects. READ MORE