Search for dissertations about: "International Classification of Functioning"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 47 swedish dissertations containing the words International Classification of Functioning.

  1. 1. Functioning after stroke : An application of the International Classification of Functioning,Disability and Health (ICF)

    Author : Beatrix Algurén; Lennart Christensson; Lotta Widén Holmqvist; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Assessment; disability; functioning; health-related quality of life; ICF; longitudinal; multidisciplinary; Rasch; stroke; Nursing; Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : Objective. The overall aim of this thesis was to evaluate the biopsychosocial consequences after stroke and test the validity of the ICF Core Sets for Stroke during one year post-stroke. Material and Methods. READ MORE

  2. 2. Applicability of the ICF-CY to describe functioning and environment of children with disabilities

    Author : Nina Klang; Mats Granlund; Mia Pless; Juliet Goldbart; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ICF-CY; children with disabilities; classification; functioning; environment; functional approach; Handikappvetenskap; Disability Research;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis, with four empirical studies, was to explore the applicability of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health, version for children and youth (ICF-CY) to describe functioning and environment of children with disabilities. The components and categories in the ICF-CY were explored by studying items in ICF-CY based questionnaires in studies I and II and by linking texts of individual habilitation plans to the ICF-CY in studies III and IV. READ MORE

  3. 3. Functioning and disability in adults with hearing loss : the preparatory studies in the ICF Core sets for hearing loss project

    Author : Sarah Granberg; Berth Danermark; Kerstin Möller; Claes Möller; Jerome Bickenbach; Örebro 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; hearing loss; adults; ICF; classification; functioning; disability; linking; Handikappvetenskap; Disability Science;

    Abstract : Hearing loss (HL) is a health condition that affects more than 360 million people worldwide. The findings from previous research point at the adverse relationship between adults with hearing loss and important aspects of everyday life such as social relations, communication and work-related tasks. READ MORE

  4. 4. The challenge of communication during home mechanical ventilation

    Author : Katja Laakso; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Communication; Communicative partner; Health-related quality of life; Home mechanical ventilation; International Classification of Functioning; Disability and Health; Qualitative research design; Disability and Health;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to explore and describe experience of communication during home mechanical ventilation (HMV) in adults, thereby contributing to increased knowledge and awareness of issues related to ventilator-supported communication. Mechanical ventilatory support seriously affects speaking and communication. READ MORE

  5. 5. A biopsychosocial approach to functioning, oral health and specialist dental health care in children with disabilities – Swedish and international perspectives

    Author : Johanna Norderyd; Mats Granlund; Gunilla Klingberg; Anne Lillvist; Richard Wedbury; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; children; disabilities; oral health; dental care; functioning; ICF; dental general anaesthesia;

    Abstract : Introduction: Maintaining good oral health may be more important for children with disabilities than others, since problems with oral health may increase the impact of a disability, or the medical condition may increase the risk for poor oral health. In addition, the risk for oral health problems may be influenced by the functioning of the child. READ MORE