Search for dissertations about: "Oral care"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 176 swedish dissertations containing the words Oral care.

  1. 1. Oral care quality in intensive care units and short-term care units : Nursing staff and older people's perspectives

    Author : Maria Andersson; Bodil Wilde-Larsson; Mona Persenius Wentzel; Karin Josefsson; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Oral care; quality of care; intensive care; short-term care; older people’s perceptions; nursing staff’s perceptions; person-related conditions; Nursing Science; Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate oral care and its quality through the perspectives of nursing staff in intensive care units and short-term care units and from the perspectives of older people in short-term care units. Methods: The mix-method study (I) had a concurrent embedded design and was cross-sectional. READ MORE

  2. 2. Oral health, experiences of oral care, associated factors, and mortality among older people in short-term care

    Author : Susanne Koistinen; Anna Ehrenberg; Lena Olai; Katri Ståhlnacke; Ulrika Lindmark; Högskolan Dalarna; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; older people; oral care; oral health; oral health-related quality of life; self-perceived; short-term care; swallowing dysfunction; mortality; Health and Welfare; Hälsa och välfärd;

    Abstract : Objective: The overall aim of this thesis was to describe oral health and oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL), to compare self-perceived oral health with professional assessment, and to examine associated factors of importance for oral health, experiences, and mortality among older people in short-term care. Paper I describes oral health, daily oral care, and related factors among older people in short-term care and compares the older people’s self-perceived oral health with professional assessment of oral health. READ MORE

  3. 3. Oral Health and Diabetes : Studies on health and oral self-care in subjects with type 2 diabetes

    Author : Gun Sandberg; Dorthe Holst; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Medical sciences; health-related quality of life; type 2 diabetes; oral health; oral self-care; peripheral neuropathy; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : Oral manifestations have been reported as risk factors for diabetes mellitus, but diabetes has also attracted the attention as part of the influence on oral disease. The aims of this thesis were to evaluate several aspects of oral health among type 2 diabetic subjects in relation to various diabetes-related variables and to health-related quality of life (HRQL). READ MORE

  4. 4. Stroke care in Sweden : Hospital care and patient follow-up based on Riks-Stroke, the National Quality Register for Stroke Care

    Author : Eva-Lotta Glader; Birgitta Stegmayr; Kjell Asplund; Peter Langhorne; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; stroke care; quality register; routine clinical practice; validation; sex differences; stroke units; atrial fibrillation; oral anticoagulants; post-stroke fatigue;

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  5. 5. Dental- and nursing care collaborations in Sweden – A way to support nursing staff in oral hygiene care for older people

    Author : Isabelle Johansson; Ulrika Lindmark; Cristina Joy Torgé; Annica Almståhl; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; oral health; older people; oral hygiene; nursing care; nursing staff; interprofessional collaboration; Dental Hygiene; Oral hälsa;

    Abstract : Background: Oral health is an integral part of the general health and quality of life. Yet oral health among older people requiring nursing care is often poor. Despite this group’s frequent contact with health care services, they tend to lose contact with dental care. READ MORE