Search for dissertations about: "MEDICIN OCH VÅRD"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 421 swedish dissertations containing the words MEDICIN OCH VÅRD.

  1. 1. Dilemmas in palliative chemotherapy when approaching end-of-life

    Author : Ulla Näppä; Bertil Axelsson; Birgit H Rasmussen; Olav Lindqvist; Gunilla Enblad; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; cancer; chemotherapy; decision-making; dilemma; palliative care; performance status; questionnaire; registered nurse; kyselylomake; ongelma; palliatiivinen hoito; päätöksenteko; sairaanhoitaja; sytostaattihoito; syöpä; yleistila; allmäntillstånd; beslutsprocess; cancer; cytostatika; dilemma; enkät; palliativ vård; sjuksköterska; onkologi; Oncology;

    Abstract : Background When cure is no longer possible, medical care should aim for a transition to palliative care regardless of disease. Patients with incurable cancer are often treated with palliative chemotherapy (PCT), starting with the intent to prolong life and increase quality of life. READ MORE

  2. 2. Paediatric surgical care in Sweden. Studies on incidence, outcome and access

    Author : Erik Omling; Lund Institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; PUBLIC HEALTH; Surgery; Paediatric surgery; Access to care; Quality of care; Epidemiological studies; Appendicitis; Cryptorchidism; Centralisation;

    Abstract : Abstract Background: Advanced paediatric surgery is increasingly centralised in Sweden in order to improve treatment outcomes and reduce surgical risks. However, the overall need for surgery in the paediatric population has not been estimated, and the association between geographic access to surgical facilities and timely treatment for common surgical conditions in children is largely unknown. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sterile water injections and acupuncture as treatment for labour pain

    Author : Lena Mårtensson; Högskolan i Skövde; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Labour pain; pain relief; sterile water injections; acupuncture; survey; Obstetrics and gynaecology; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Medical sciences; Medicin; Labour pain;

    Abstract : Most women experience pain during labour. Complementary pain relief methods such as sterile water injections and acupuncture are two alternatives for the child birthing women. The lack of knowledge about the use of these methods in clinical practice creates the need to develop and evaluate them. READ MORE

  4. 4. Aspects of health-related quality of life : Associations with psychological and biological factors, and use as patient reported outcome in routine health care

    Author : Evalill Nilsson; Margareta Kristenson; Mitra Unosson; Marianne Carlsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : Background Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is increasingly recognised as an important patient-reported outcome in health care research. However, the use is still restricted and several questions remain about the value and feasibility of using measures of HRQoL in routine health care. READ MORE

  5. 5. Emergency Department Crowding. Objective Modelling based on Workload

    Author : Jens Wretborn; Lund Medicin; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Crowding; Emergency Department; Overcrowding; Arbetsbelastning; Akutmottagning; Akutsjukvård; Belastning;

    Abstract : Emergency Departments (ED) have a central role in modern healthcare, providing emergent care regardless of complaint 24/7. However, EDs are often characterized by long waiting times for patients and a stressful working environment for staff. These are features or a resource and demand mismatch, internationally known as ED crowding. READ MORE