Search for dissertations about: "Palliative care at home"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 swedish dissertations containing the words Palliative care at home.

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

    Author : Anna Klarare; Carina Lundh Hagelin; Bjöörn Fossum; Carl Johan Fürst; Johan Hansson; Maria Carlsson; Sophiahemmet Högskola; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Palliative home care; Teamwork; Patient; Family; Health care professional; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; palliative home care;

    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

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

    Author : Lisa Martinsson; Bertil Axelsson; Christina Melin-Johansson; Per Fransson; Kerstin Sandelin; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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

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

    Author : Tuva Sandsdalen; Bodil Wilde-Larsson; Selvald Høye; Ingrid Rystedt; Vigdis Grøndahl Abrahamsen; Reidun Hov; Britt-Marie Ternstedt; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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. Family members' experience of palliative home care

    Author : Anna Milberg; Christina Bolund; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : family member; palliative home care; Sense of coherence; salutogenesis; comprehensibility; manageability; meaningfulness; powerlessness; helplessness; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The presence of a family member is often a prerequisite for successful palliative home care. The overall aim of this thesis was to contribute to a deeper understanding of family members' experiences of having a dying relative or friend cared for by advanced palliative home care. Two methodological approaches were used. READ MORE

  5. 5. Searching for the meaning of support in Nursing. A study on support in family care of frail aged persons with examples from palliative care at home

    Author : Peter Stoltz; Malmö högskola; []
    Keywords : family carers; support; aged persons; systematic review; home; at-home; caregivers; older persons; phenomenology; hermeneutics; concepts;

    Abstract : Anhörigas insatser utgör en stor del av den hjälp och assistans som ges till Sveriges hemmaboende äldre personer som lever med en eller flera kroniska sjukdomar. Anhöriga bidrar också till den nationella välfärden genom att balansera hälso- och sjukvårdens kostnader. READ MORE