Search for dissertations about: "Neurological rehabilitation"

Showing result 16 - 20 of 40 swedish dissertations containing the words Neurological rehabilitation.

  1. 16. Energy Balance out of Balance after Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Karolina Krakau; Uppsala universitet.; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    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; Energy expenditure; Traumatic brain injury; Metabolism; Nutrition; MEDICINE Physiology and pharmacology Physiology Nutrition; MEDICIN Fysiologi och farmakologi Fysiologi Näringslära; MEDICINE Surgery Surgical research Neurosurgery; MEDICIN Kirurgi Kirurgisk forskning Neurokirurgi; MEDICINE Surgery Anaesthetics and intensive care Intensive care; MEDICIN Kirurgi Anestesiologi och intensivvård Intensivvård; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Nursing; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Omvårdnad; Nutrition; Nutrition; Neurokirurgi; Neurosurgery; Rehabilitation Medicine; Rehabiliteringsmedicin; Anestesiologi och intensivvård; Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care; Omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences in Medical Sciences;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the research presented here was to expand the knowledge on metabolic course and nutritional outcome in patients with severe traumatic brain injury and to analyze the use and accuracy of different methods of assessment.Study I, a systematic review of 30 articles demonstrated consistent data on increased metabolic rate, of catabolism and of upper gastrointestinal intolerance in the majority of the patients during early post injury period. READ MORE

  2. 17. Hand function in children and in persons with neurological disorders aspects of movement control and evaluation of measurements

    University dissertation from Umeå : Institutionen för samhällsmedicin och rehabilitering

    Author : Elisabeth Svensson; Umeå universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cerebellum; disability; hand function; hereditary motor and sensory neuropathies; latency; motor control; reactive control; reproducibility; sensation; strength; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Physiotherapy; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi;

    Abstract : Hand function is of great importance in the many daily activities that require well-coordinated hand and arm movements. Measurement of hand function is an essential element in the rehabilitation process, in order to facilitate medical diagnosis and determine developmental stages, functional levels, and the efficacy of treatment interventions. READ MORE

  3. 18. Early supported hospital discharge and continued rehabilitation at home after stroke

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Occupational Therapy and Elderly Care Research (NEUROTEC)

    Author : Lena von Koch; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : This thesis, based on studies conducted in the South West Health District of Stockholm County sought: 1) to explore and compare the behavior of patients and therapists during stroke rehabilitation sessions in the home and in the hospital; 2) to describe a program of early supported discharge and continued rehabilitation at home for patients with moderate neurological impairments after stroke; and 3) to evaluate the effect of the program in terms of patient outcome, resource use and cost of health care in comparison with routine rehabilitation. Eighty-three patients-continent, independent in feeding and mental function within normal limits, with impaired motor capacity and/or dysphasia 5-7 days after acute stroke-were included in a randomized controlled trial; 41 were allocated to early supported discharge and continued rehabilitation at home (HRG) and 40 to routine rehabilitation (RRG). READ MORE

  4. 19. Visual function and ocular morphology in children with surgically treated hydrocephalus

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Occupational Therapy and Elderly Care Research (NEUROTEC)

    Author : Susann Andersson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; vision; hydrocephalus; ocular morphology; children;

    Abstract : Abstract Aims To investigate the frequency of ophthalmological abnormalities, the need and timing of eye-care interventions as well as incidence, aetiology and neurological/neuropsychological outcomes in children with hydrocephalus needing surgical treatment during the first year of life. Patients and Methods Papers I & II: Seventy-five school-aged children (34 girls and 41 boys) with surgically treated hydrocephalus and 140 age and sex matched control participants underwent a comprehensive ophthalmologic examination including structured history taking regarding visual perceptual problems and ocular fundus photography. READ MORE

  5. 20. Executive dysfunctions in elderly persons with mild stroke

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Occupational Therapy and Elderly Care Research (NEUROTEC)

    Author : Marie Cederfeldt; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; stroke; Cognitive dysfunction; EFPT; Elderly; Executive dysfunction; Instrumental Activities of Daily Life; Mild stroke; Personal Activities of Daily Life; Translation;

    Abstract : ABSTRACT The overall aim of this thesis was to examine the performance of personal activities of daily living (P-ADL) related to cognitive and executive dysfunctions in elderly patients with mild stroke in the acute care and after 12 months, and to evaluate the instrument Executive Function Performance Test (EFPT) in persons with mild stroke. Methods: In the first study elderly patients with stroke (n = 60) referred to geriatric rehabilitation were included. READ MORE