Search for dissertations about: "Nottingham Health Profile"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 swedish dissertations containing the words Nottingham Health Profile.

  1. 1. LIVING WITH PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE Quality of life and the patients' view of meaning

    University dissertation from Grahns Tryckeri AB, Lund

    Author : Christine Wann-Hansson; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Short Form 36 Health Survey; Long-term follow-up; Quality of life; Peripheral arterial disease; Chronic illness; Nottingham Health Profile; Medicin människa och djur ; Medicine human and vertebrates ; Content analysis;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate quality of life and the meaning of living with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) before and after revascularization in a long-term and methodological perspective. The sample in the first study consisted of 142 patients with PAD who were planned for a revascularization. READ MORE

  2. 2. Quality of life in patients with cronical lower limb ischaemia: Before and after revascularisation

    University dissertation from Department of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University

    Author : Rosemarie Klefsgård; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasti; By-Pass; critical ischaemia; Intermittent claudication; Sence of Coherence; Short Form 36; Quality of life; Nottingham Health Profile; traumatologi; ortopedi; Kirurgi; traumatology; orthopaedics; Surgery; Validity; Responsiveness; Effect Size; Outcome;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to assess quality of life in patients with varying degrees of lower limb ischaemia before and after revascularisation, to assess quality of life in relation to the degree of ischaemia and the respondents’ sense of coherence (SOC) and in comparison with a healthy control group, and to compare two different quality of life instruments regarding their usefulness as outcome measures. Patients were assessed using the Nottingham Health Profile (NHP) and the SOC scale before and six months after successful revascularisation and compared with 102 healthy controls. READ MORE

  3. 3. Quality of life, Motivation and Costs in Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation. A prospective controlled two-year study in patients with prolonged musculoskeletal disorders

    University dissertation from Inst för Sjukgymnastik, Lunds Universitet, Box 5134, SE-220 05 Lund

    Author : Birgitta Grahn; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cost-effectiveness analysis; primary health care; predictors; outcome; networks; health-related quality of life; motivation; physiotherapy; Multidisciplinary rehabilitation; musculoskeletal disorders; Skeleton; muscle system; rheumatology locomotion; Skelett; muskelsystem; reumatologi;

    Abstract : Prolonged musculoskeletal disorders (PMSD) is an escalating medical, social and cost problem in developed countries. The complexity of PMSDs has emphasised the need of developing effective multidisciplinary rehabilitation programme with a holistic approach. READ MORE

  4. 4. Liposuction and Controlled Compression Therapy in the Treatment of Arm Lymphedema following Breast Cancer

    University dissertation from Surgery Research Unit, Dept of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Malmö University Hospital, SE-205 02 Malmö, Sweden

    Author : Håkan Brorson; [1998]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; quality of life; Surgery; orthopaedics; traumatology; ortopedi; Kirurgi; traumatologi; arm lymphedema; arm lymphoedema; Psychological General Well-Being index; Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale; shoulder mobility; Nottingham Health Profile; VAS; lymphoscintigraphy; laser Doppler imaging; skin blood flow; controlled compression therapy; breast cancer; liposuction;

    Abstract : Liposuction and controlled compression therapy in the treatment of arm lymphedema following breast cancer About one-third of all women treated for breast cancer develop arm lymphedema. The cancer itself is a worry, but the swollen and heavy arm is an additional handicap for the patients, both physical and psychosocial. READ MORE

  5. 5. Team rehabilitation and health care utilization in chronic inflammatory arthritis patients

    University dissertation from Section for Rheumatology, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund

    Author : Sofia Hagel; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Rehabilitation; rheumatoid arthritis; psoriatic arthritis; spondylarthritis; ankylosing spondylitis; multidisciplinary team; rheumatological team care; health care utilization; outcome measures; aerobic capacity; ICF; physical functioning.;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to study outcome and evaluation of rheumatological multidisciplinary team rehabilitation programmes in patients with chronic inflammatory arthritis (CIA); rheumatoid arthritis (RA), ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis and other spondyloarthritides, and to analyse health care utilization over the last decade in patients with RA. In Study I the outcome of an 18 days outpatient multidisciplinary team rehabilitation programme in 174 patients with CIA was analysed. READ MORE