Search for dissertations about: "Livskvalitet"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 168 swedish dissertations containing the word Livskvalitet.

  1. 1. Autonomi, beroende, livskvalitet Livets sista månad för 56 cancerpatienter

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Eva Sahlberg Blom; Uppsala universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medical sciences; Autonomy; care culture; everyday ethics; palliative care; prognostication; quality of life; nursing; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning;

    Abstract : The main purpose of the present study was to obtain an in-depth understanding of what the final phase of life was like for a group of gravely ill and dying cancer patients, with focus on autonomy, dependency and quality of life. The specific aims were to: 1) describe the patients' autonomy and how the attitudes of relatives and staff promoted/hindered patient participation in decision-making, 2) describe how the patients assessed their quality of life in two care cultures, 3) describe how members of the care team prognosticated the patients' remaining survival time, and 4) investigate continuity of care site in two different care cultures during the patients' final month of life. READ MORE

  2. 2. Lymphedema and Health-Related Quality of Life

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Pia Klernäs; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Lymphedema; Sensitivity; Responsiveness; Reliability; Validity; PROM; Questionnaire; Quality of life; Psychometric testing; lymfödem; Livskvalitet; psykometriska tester; reliabilitet; sensitivitet; validitet; responsiveness; enkät;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to develop a lymphedema-specific instrument for measuring health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and to evaluate how persons with lymphedema experience HRQoL. Lymphedema is defined as swelling in one or more parts of the body that is due to impaired lymph drainage and transport. READ MORE

  3. 3. Att genomgå stamcellstransplantation : : Patienters uppfattning om och faktorer av betydelse för symptom, funktionellt status och hälsorelaterad livskvalitet

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society

    Author : Joacim Larsen; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; livskvalitet; stamcellstransplantation;

    Abstract : Stem-cell transplantation (SCT) is one therapy alternative in cases of malignant diseases. The SCT process begins with a course of high-dose chemotherapy with or without irradiation, which results in side-effects that can range from minimal to life-threatening. READ MORE

  4. 4. Peer mentoring - A complementary support to persons after an acute myocardial infarction

    University dissertation from Östersund : Mittuniversitetet

    Author : Lena Junehag; Mittuniversitetet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Illness perception; Intervention; Longitudinal; Quality of life; Quasi-experimental; Recovery; Rural; Social support; Intervention; Kvasi-experimentell; Glesbygd; Livskvalitet; Longitudinell; Sjukdomsuppfattning; Social support; Återhämtning;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the thesis was to investigate the experience of having an acute myocardial infarction in newly afflicted persons living in sparsely populated counties, and whether an intervention with peer mentors would provide support by affecting the perception of illness, health related quality of life and everyday life. The aim was also to describe the support of peer mentors from their perspective and what the mentoring meant to them. 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.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Nursing; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Omvårdnad;

    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