Search for dissertations about: "Interpretive phenomenology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words Interpretive phenomenology.

  1. 1. Elderly South Africans' in transition the daily life circumstances, beliefs concerning health and illness and the influences on caring and family structure

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Universitetsservice US-AB

    Author : Doris Bohman; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola.; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Activities of daily living; Aged; Changing society; Elderly; Ethnography; Family; Health and illness beliefs; Interpretive phenomenology; Keeping normality; Modernization; Reciprocity; South Africa; Tradition; Transition; Activities of daily living; changing society; Elderly; Ethnography; Keeping normality; South Africa; health and illness beliefs; interpretive phenomenology; transition; aged; family; modernization; reciprocity; tradition;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to shed light on different aspects of elderly South Africans experiences in a transitional period in order to reach culturally contextual knowledge within gerontological care. The research objectives were to: identify and describe daily life and related concerns and interests as expressed by a group of elderly (I), illuminate how a group of elderly South Africans experience being old in a transitional period (II), study how a group of aged South Africans and their family members describe their intergenerational relations in a transitional period i. READ MORE

  2. 2. Case management for older persons with multi-morbidity. Experiences of an intervention from the perspectives of older persons, family members, case managers and health and social care staff members

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : MARKUS HJELM; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Aged; Case Management; Case manager; Comorbidity; Continuity of Patient Care; Delivery of Health Care; Ethnography; Family members; Focused Ethnography; Integrated care; Intervention; Interpretive phenomenology; Multi-morbidity; Older persons; Qualitative Research; Thematic analysis; Aged; Case manager; Case management; Comorbidity; Continuity of patient care; Delivery of health care; Ethnography; Family members; Focused ethnography; Integrated care; Intervention; Interpretive phenomenology; Multi-morbidity; Older persons; Qualitative research; Thematic analysis;

    Abstract : Complex health systems make it difficult to ensure a continuity of care for older persons with multi-morbidity, and risk fragmented care. Fragmented care could affect the quality and safety of the care provided. Case management could provide an approach to counteract this unfavourable situation. READ MORE

  3. 3. The hermeneutics of medicine and the phenomenology of health : steps towards a philosophy of medical practice

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Fredrik Svenaeus; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen; Medicin - allmänt; Filosofi; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; Attunement; clinical encounter; Gadamer; Heidegger; hermeneutics of medicine; phenomenology of illness; philosophy of medical practice; theory of health; understanding; unhomelikeness;

    Abstract : This study is an attempt to develop an ontology and epistemology of medicine with the aid of the philosophical theories of phenomenology and hermeneutics. Medicine, in this work, is considered to be a particular form of practice with a certain intersubjective structure, rather than an assembly of scientific theories and technologies applied in the clinic. READ MORE

  4. 4. Icons of disease : A philosophical inquiry into the semantics, phenomenology and ontology of the clinical conceptions of disease

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Per Sundström; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1987]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Conceptions of disease; Clinical encounter; Life-world; Symbolic mediation; Philosophy of medicine; Medical ethics; Hermeneutics; Human organism; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : The present study endeavers to answer the question: What are diseases in the clinical encounter between physician and patient? The answer supplied - actually, exposed and explicated throughout the study - is conceived in philosophical terms, engaging semantics, phenomenology, ethics and ontology.The methodological orientation of the study is humanistic and hermeneutical - besides the 'method' of philosophical discourse. READ MORE

  5. 5. Care for elderly : A challenge in the anaesthesia context

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Occupational Therapy and Elderly Care Research (NEUROTEC)

    Author : Annika Larsson Mauleon; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Anaesthesia care; anaesthesia nursing; elderly patients; intra-operative care; moral distress; nurse anaesthetists; paradigm case; patient experiences; problematic care; phenomenology;

    Abstract : Anaesthesia care involves bioscience and technical knowledge. Provision of anaesthesia care for elderly surgical patients can be a significant challenge when promoting patient comfort, safety, and satisfaction in a high-tech context with time constraints. READ MORE