Search for dissertations about: "Palliative Care"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 64 swedish dissertations containing the words Palliative Care.

  1. 1. Quality improvement in palliative care the role of a national quality register and perceptions of information during palliative chemotherapy

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Lisa Martinsson; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cancer; chemotherapy; communication; end-of-life care; oncology; palliative care; palliative medicine; quality in healthcare; quality register; onkologi; Oncology;

    Abstract : IntroductionThere is a need in palliative care for development of structured methods to assess quality and support improvement. This need is present both within and outside specialised palliative care.Honest information from physicians is regarded as an important part of palliative care. READ MORE

  2. 2. Acute postoperative and cancer-related pain management, Patients´ experiences and perceptions in relation to health-related quality of life and the multidimensionality of pain

    University dissertation from Barbro Boström, School of Social and Health Sciences, Halmstad University, Box 823, S-301 18 Halmstad, Sweden

    Author : Barbro Boström; Högskolan i Halmstad.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; American Pain Society; Postoperative pain; Palliative care; Neoplasms; Health-Related Quality of life; Patient care management; Patients; Pain management; Pain-o-Meter; nursing care; SF-36; Anestesiologi; intensivvård; intensive care; Anaesthesiology; SF-36.; postoperative pain; perceptions; pain management; Health-Related Quality of Life; cancer-related pain;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Vård och behandling av akut postoperativ och cancer-relaterad smärta: Patienters erfarenheter och uppfattningar i förhållande till hälsorelaterad livskvalitet och smärtans dimensioner Trots att det finns effektiva behandlingsmetoder för patienter med postoperativ smärta och cancer-relaterad smärta så lider många patienter av smärta. Denna avhandling beskriver patienter med postoperativ smärta samt patienter inom palliativ vård med cancer-relaterad smärta samt deras erfarenheter och uppfattningar av vård och behandling, med avseende på hälsorelaterad livskvalitet och smärtans dimensioner. READ MORE

  3. 3. Quality in palliative care from the patient perspective Instrument development, perceptions of care received and the importance of care

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstad University Press

    Author : Tuva Sandsdalen; Karlstads universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; organization-related conditions; palliative care; patient perspective; person-related conditions; psychometric evaluation; quality of care; QPP-PC; systematic review; organisasjonsrelaterte forhold; palliative behandling og omsorg; pasient perspektiv; personrelaterte forhold; psykometrisk evaluering; kvalitet; QPP-PC; systematisk oversikt; Nursing Science; Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : The overall aim was to investigate the quality of palliative care from the patient perspective, to adapt and psychometrically evaluate the Quality from Patients’ Perspective instrument specific to palliative care (QPP-PC) and investigate the relationship between the combination of person- and organization-related conditions and patients’ perceptions of care quality.Methods: In the systematic literature review (I), 23 studies from 6 databases and reference lists in 2014 were synthesized by integrative thematic analysis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Specialized palliative home care teams Complementary perspectives of team functions and influences on patients and families

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet

    Author : Anna Klarare; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; Sophiahemmet Högskola.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; palliative home care; Palliative home care; Teamwork; Patient; Family; Health care professional;

    Abstract : Persons with life-threatening illness are increasingly being cared for and dying at home. Palliative care strives to cater to multiple dimensions such as physical, psychosocial and spiritual or existential, and meeting these needs in patients and families requires multiple competencies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Constipation in palliative care Prevalence, definitions, symptom distress and risk-factors

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Eva Erichsén; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Palliative care; constipation; prevalence; definition; symptom-distress; risk factors;

    Abstract : Background and aims: Constipation for patients in palliative care is common and described with variations in prevalence. Side -effects from opioid- treatment, is considered to be one of the main factors leading to constipation. READ MORE