Search for dissertations about: "Neurological rehabilitation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 37 swedish dissertations containing the words Neurological rehabilitation.

  1. 1. Virtual Rehabilitation - Implications for Persons with Stroke

    Author : Jurgen Broeren; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : haptics; Neglect; Outcome Measures; Paresis; Rehabilitation; Stroke; Virtual Reality;

    Abstract : Aims: The purpose of this thesis was to investigate the effects of Virtual Reality technology and haptics for stroke rehabilitation. Aims were to assess motor training in the so called chronic phase after stroke and to evaluate whether any improvement detected in the VR environment is reflected in daily life. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Helping Hand : On Innovations for Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology

    Author : Mats Nilsson; Hans von Holst; Metin Akay; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Hand function; Mechatronic system; Orthose; Neurological rehabilitation; Brain-Computer Interface; Functional Electric Stimulation;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on assistive and rehabilitation technology for restoring the function of the hand. It presents three different approaches to assistive technology: one in the form of an orthosis, one in the form of a brain-computer interface combined with functional electrical stimulation and finally one totally aiming at rehabilitating the nervous system by restoring brain function using the concept of neuroplasticity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Severe Head Injury. Evaluation of Acute Treatment and Rehabilitation

    Author : Christer Eker; Neurokirurgi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Neurologi; neuropsykologi; neurofysiologi; cerebral blood flow; neuropsychological test; assessment of motor and process skills; rehabilitation; Neurology; neuropsychology; neurophysiology; intracranial pressure; Severe head injury; intensive care;

    Abstract : Mortality after severe head injury can be considerably reduce with a therapy using physiological principles for brain volume regulation and preserved microcirculation, with the main purpose of restricting the rise in ICP to reasonable levels simultaneously with preservation of adequate blood supply. This study shows that the ?Lund Concept? can reduce mortality in patients with severe traumatic brain lesions from 47% to 8%. READ MORE

  4. 4. Severe traumatic brain injury : clinical course and prognostic factors

    Author : Maud Stenberg; Britt-Marie Stålnacke; Richard Levi; Jan Lexell; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Severe traumatic brain injury; outcome; rehabilitation; prognosis; rehabiliteringsmedicin; Rehabilitation Medicine;

    Abstract : Traumatic brain injury (TBI) constitutes a major health problem and is a leading cause of long-term disability and death. Patients with severe traumatic brain injury, S-TBI, comprise a heterogeneous group with varying complexity and prognosis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Stroke rehabilitation: A randomized controlled study in the home setting; Functioning and costs

    Author : Ann Björkdahl; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : rehabilitation; ADL; cost; home; caregiver; outcome; adaptation; occupational therapy;

    Abstract : Aim: The purpose of the thesis was to describe and evaluate different aspects of rehabilitation after discharge for persons of working age after stroke. Aims were to compare an approach of support, information and training in the home setting with ordinary outpatient rehabilitation at the clinic and to describe the costs and factors influencing the costs. READ MORE