Search for dissertations about: "Nutritional status"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 177 swedish dissertations containing the words Nutritional status.

  1. 1. Nutritional status in a functional perspective : A study in a cohort of older people in home health care

    Author : Stina Engelheart; Robert Jan Brummer; Heléne Bertéus Forslund; Olle Ljungqvist; Albert Westergren; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Nutritional status; nutrition; home health care; older people; geriatric; meal pattern; dehydration; appetite;

    Abstract : High age is a risk factor for most acute and chronic diseases, injuries and function disabilities, and hence, an important risk factor for nutritional problems. A great deal of elderly health care in Sweden are performed in the patient’s home environment and home health care has been transformed to more advanced medical care the last decades. READ MORE

  2. 2. Eating problems and nutritional status after stroke

    Author : Karin Axelsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; eating problems; stroke; training in eating; nutritional status; undernutrition; dysphagia; oral apraxia; oral agnosia; nursing diagnosis; prognosis;

    Abstract : Eating problems and nutritional status were studied in a consecutive series of 104 stroke patients admitted to emergency hospital care. During their stay in hospital eating problems were observed in 46 patients. READ MORE

  3. 3. Determinants and Functional Impact of Nutritional Status Among Older Persons in Rural Bangladesh

    Author : Tamanna Ferdous; Tommy Cederholm; Åke Wahlin; Zarina Nahar Kabir; Birgitta Sidenvall; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Nutritional status; Mini Nutritional Assessment; older persons; community living; poverty; physical function; cognitive function; low-income country; Bangladesh.; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Nutrition; näringslära;

    Abstract : Background: Malnutrition is a major problem in Bangladesh. One third of the population in Bangladesh is malnourished, but figures for older persons specifically are scant. READ MORE

  4. 4. Nutritional status among older people : Risk factors and consequences of malnutrition

    Author : Lisa Söderström; Eva Thors Adolfsson; Andreas Rosenblad; Anja Saletti; Leif Bergkvist; Elisabet Rothenberg; Lennart Christensson; Albert Westergren; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science; Nutrition; Nutrition;

    Abstract : Despite the high frequency and serious consequences of protein–energy malnutrition, prevention and treatment of malnutrition do not currently receive appropriate attention. Increased awareness of the importance of nutritional screening among older people is needed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Nutritional status and functional capacity in elderly people with hip fracture

    Author : Margaretha Bachrach-Lindström; Ingalill Rahm Hallberg; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : elderly people; functional capacity; hip fractnre; mental impairment; nutritional status; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The aim was to study nutritional status and functional capacity in elderly men and women admitted to hospital with a hip fractnre, and to evaluate the effect of nutritional intervention and surgical method. A total of 176 patients participated in the study. READ MORE