Search for dissertations about: "Informal caregivers"

Showing result 11 - 15 of 49 swedish dissertations containing the words Informal caregivers.

  1. 11. Family caregiving for persons with heart failure : Perspectives of family caregivers, persons with heart failure and registered nurses

    Author : Annelie K Gusdal; Lene Martin; Karin Josefsson; Eva Thors Adolfsson; Anna Strömberg; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Attitudes; cardiovascular nursing; caregiving; content analysis; family; family caregiver; family-centered nursing; family systems theory; heart failure; informal caregiver; interview; intervention; older person; pretest-posttest design; questionnaire; web survey; Anhörigvårdare; attityder; familj; familjecentrerad omvårdnad; frågeformulär; före- och efter design; hjärtsvikt; informell vårdgivare; innehållsanalys; intervention; intervju; kardiovaskulär omvårdnad; webbenkät; äldre person; Care Sciences; vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : Heart failure is a growing public health problem associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Family support positively affects outcomes for the person with heart failure while also leading to caregiver burden. Registered nurses have a key role in supporting and meeting the needs of family caregivers. READ MORE

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

    Author : Mia M T Wennerberg; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    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

  3. 13. Consequences for family members of being informal caregivers to a person with advanced cancer

    Author : Catarina Sjölander; Jönköping University; []

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim is to generate knowledge about consequences of informal caregiving for the family members of patients diagnosed with advanced cancer, over a one-year period, including the family members’ health, health-related quality of life, health care utilization, and associated costs. Furthermore, the family members’ management of their stressful daily life and the meanings of social support networks in the early stage will be explored in order to get deeper understanding. READ MORE

  4. 14. Health economic studies on advanced home care

    Author : Agneta Andersson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; health economics; economic evaluation; advanced home care; redistribution; cost; informal care; Health and medical services in society; Hälso- och sjukvård i samhället;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to examine the cost-effectiveness of specific advanced home care and home rehabilitation interventions and to improve economic evaluation methods when applied to advanced home care. This included a comparison of two alternative ways of administering oxygen at home to patients with chronic hypoxaemia, as well as a review of scientific evidence on costs and effects of home rehabilitation after stroke. READ MORE

  5. 15. Caring, Sharing, and Childbearing : Essays on Labor Supply, Infant Health, and Family Policies

    Author : Anna Norén; Erik Grönqvist; Matz Dahlberg; Katarina Steen Carlsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Informal care; Elderly; Labor supply; Alcohol prevention; Brief intervention; AUDIT; Antenatal care; Child health; Childcare; Parental leave; Gender equality; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I: I study the consequences on labor market outcomes and sick leave of having an elderly parent in need of care. Caring for an elderly parent may be associated with opportunity costs such as productivity loss on the labor market if informal caregivers are of working age. READ MORE