Search for dissertations about: "Karin Nordin"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 swedish dissertations containing the words Karin Nordin.

  1. 1. Exercise in patients with cancer : Effects on health-related quality of life, costs, and cost-effectiveness during oncological treatment

    Author : Anna-Karin Ax; Sussanne Börjeson; Birgitta Johansson; Karin Nordin; Yvonne Wengström; Linköpings universitet; []

    Abstract : Background: Short and long-term side effects of oncological treatment negatively affect daily living and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in patient with cancer. Exercise during treatment is beneficial for HRQoL, however evidence as to what exercise intensity is most optimal for improving HRQoL and cost-effectiveness is lacking. READ MORE

  2. 2. Distress, Emotional reactivity and Fatigue following Breast Cancer : A Theoretical Approach and a Randomised Intervention Study

    Author : Ritva Rissanen; Karin Nordin; Cecilia Arving; Johan Ahlgren; Karin Ahlberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Breast cancer; randomised intervention study; Group vs. individual therapy; Oncological rehabilitation; cognitive processing; validation; Caring Sciences; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : Aim: Overall aims were to evaluate a stress management intervention with a stepped care approach among women with breast cancer and to explore distress, emotional reactivity and fatigue, both using a theoretical approach and self-reported assessment.Methods: A total of 821 women were approached, 372 women rejected participation, 23 women failed to return the questionnaire and one died, hence, 425 patients (52%) accepted participation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Psychological responses to gastrointestinal cancer

    Author : Karin Nordin; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Oncology; Gastrointestinal cancer; coping; anxiety; depression; subjective distress; prediction; psychometric analysis; Onkologi; Oncology; Onkologi; Oncology; onkologi;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the present thesis is to gain knowledge about psychological distress and adjustment in gastrointestinal cancer patients (colon, rectum, gastric, pancreatic or biliary) at various phases of their disease.Reactions to the diagnosis, anxiety, depression and coping were investigated in newly diagnosed patients (n=139). READ MORE

  4. 4. Process Design for Ultrafiltration of Complex Process Streams

    Author : Anna-Karin Nordin; Institutionen för kemiteknik; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; bleach plant effluent; Ultrafiltration; process design; optimization;

    Abstract : Considerable effort has been dedicated over the years to model and simulate the ultrafiltration process. Most approaches are theoretical and therefore not applicable to industrial process streams. When treating such solutions, a combination of experiments and simulations is needed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Regeneration measures in time and space : Site preparation, planting and digital tools

    Author : Per Nordin; Karin Hjelm; Erika Olofsson; Nelson Thiffault; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; Betula pendula; microsite; Picea abies; Pinus contorta; Pinus sylvestris; planting; regeneration; site preparation; remote sensing; Betula pendula; mikromiljö; Picea abies; Pinus contorta; Pinus sylvestris; föryngring; plantering; markberedning; fjärranalys; Technology byts ev till Engineering ; Teknik;

    Abstract : Regeneration success depends on decisions made based on factors on aregional, site, and microenvironmental level. Therefore, understanding andmapping of such factors between and within sites can guide decisions forbetter seedling establishment. READ MORE