Search for dissertations about: "Life Satisfaction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 328 swedish dissertations containing the words Life Satisfaction.

  1. 1. Health-related quality of life in recipients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator due to life-threatening arrhythmias : a 5 year follow-up

    Author : Inger Flemme; Högskolan i Halmstad.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; defibrillators implantable; ICD shocks; life-threatening arrhythmia; Quality of life; satisfaction; uncertainty; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; quality of life;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to describe self-reported health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in recipients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) due to life-threatening arrhythmias over a 5-year period. The design was prospective and longitudinal. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mild stroke - consequences in everyday life, coping and life satisfaction

    Author : Gunnel Carlsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; stroke; mild stroke; cognition; post-stroke fatigue; qualitative method; coping; life satisfaction;

    Abstract : Abstract Aim: The aim of this thesis was to explore the life situation one year after an apparently mild stroke, and to compare life satisfaction between patients and their spouses. Method: Seventy-five patients with mild stroke participated. Neurological and cognitive impairment was assessed. READ MORE

  3. 3. On life satisfaction and vocational rehabilitation outcome in Sweden

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Roland Melin; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicine; Life satisfaction; Quality of life; Epidemiology; Vocational rehabilitation outcome; Sense of coherence; Medicin; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin; Rehabilitation Medicine; rehabiliteringsmedicin;

    Abstract : This dissertation has two parts. Firstly, satisfaction with life as a whole and with 10 life domains (using an instrument termed LiSat-11 with 6-graded scales) is described in a nationally representative sample aged 18-64 years (n: 2,533) and is related to some socio-demographic circumstances. READ MORE

  4. 4. Living with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator : Swedish and US patients' experiences of their life situation

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Kärstin Bolse; Högskolan i Halmstad.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; CHD; ICD-implantation; MUIS; life situation; QLI; Quality of life; phenomenography; satisfaction; uncertainty; Implantable defibrillators; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; . ICD-implantation;

    Abstract : The general aim of this study was to describe changes in uncertainty and satisfaction as well as to explore how patients with an ICD experience their life situation over a two year period. The design was explorative and descriptive, combining both quantitative and qualitative approaches. Data were collected from two locations, Sweden and the US. READ MORE

  5. 5. Caring for Patients with an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Experiences of Patients and Healthcare Professionals

    University dissertation from Linköping : Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Linköping University

    Author : Kärstin Bolse; Högskolan i Halmstad.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Nursing; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Omvårdnad; ICD-implantation; healthcare professional; life situation; organisation of care; experiences; satisfaction; uncertainty; clinical aspects; heart diseases; patient satisfaction; quality of life; health personnel; hjärtsjukdomar; patienttillfredsställelse; livskvalitet; sjukvårdspersonal; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Background: An Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) is a technical device used in the treatment of ventricular arrhythmias. After the implantation of an ICD the entire life situation can be affected with psychological and social consequences for the patient and his/her next of kin. READ MORE