Search for dissertations about: "Lennart Christensson"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Lennart Christensson.

  1. 1. Malnutrition in Elderly People in Need of Municipal care

    University dissertation from Linköpings universitet

    Author : Lennart Christensson; Högskolan i Jönköping.; Högskolan i Jönköping.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Aged; Aged; 80 and over; Analysis of Variance; Anthropometry; Cross-Sectional Studies; Female; Geriatric Assessment; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Nutrition Assessment; Nutritional Status *physiology; Protein-Energy Malnutrition *physiopathology; Regression Analysis; Residential Facilities; Sweden; Urban Population; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to describe nutritional status in elderly people at the time of entering municipal care, to evaluate nutritional assessment techniques and to investigate the effect of a nutritional care plan. Furthermore the aim was to investigate the staffs' attitudes towards nutritional nursing care. READ MORE

  2. 2. Nutritional Intervention in Elderly People Admitted to Resident Homes

    University dissertation from Institutionen för medicin och vård

    Author : Kerstin Wikby; Anna-Christina Ek; Lennart Christensson; Per-Olof Sandman; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Elderly people; resident homes; comparison; nutritional intervention; education; individualised care; inter-rater reliability; appetite; qualitative method; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : The aim was to investigate the effects of an intervention, based on education given to staff and implementation of an individualized nutritional programme given to the residents, to compare assessments on admission with a previous study, and to perform diagnostic test and inter-rater reliability of the Mini Nutritional Assessment (MNA). A further aim was to identify and describe factors with regard to appetite among the residents. READ MORE