Search for dissertations about: "Patient compliance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 105 swedish dissertations containing the words Patient compliance.

  1. 1. Information to the patient : an attempt to satisfy the patient's need for information

    Author : Birgitta Engström; Jan Ekstedt; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Patient education; consumer satisfaction; patient compliance; patient care planning; communication;

    Abstract : Dissatisfaction with medical information is a common problem among patients. There is also evidence that patients lack information that physicians believe they have given to the patient. READ MORE

  2. 2. Monitoring alveolar recruitment in the critically ill - Patient studies using electric impedance tomography and volume-dependent compliance

    Author : Karin Lowhagen; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; ALI; ARDS; compliance; end-expiratory lung volume; EELV; EIT; electric impedance tomography; lung recruitment; morbid obesity; PEEP; recruitment manoeuvre; regional ventilation; volume-dependent compliance;

    Abstract : Background: Acute lung injury (ALI) and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) are associated with a high mortality rate and poor long term outcome in terms of quality of life, for those who survive. Similarly, patients with morbid obesity are at risk for respiratory complications when subjected to anaesthesia and surgery. READ MORE

  3. 3. Caring for patients with chronic heart failure

    Author : Anna Strömberg; Kathleen Dracup; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : caring; compliance; computer-based education; follow up; heart failure; intervention; nurse-led heart failure clinics; morbidity; mortality; patient education; quality of life; self-care; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to describe and evaluate patient education and nurse-led follow up for patients with heart failure. Descriptive designs were used to map out the nurse-led heart failure care in Sweden (I) and to identify factors influencing compliance with prescribed treatment in patients with chronic heart failure. READ MORE

  4. 4. Rehabilitation of adults with asthma : A quantitative and qualitative study

    Author : Margareta Emtner; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Medical sciences; Bronchial asthma; rehabilitation; exercise therapy; physical therapy; patient education; exercise-induced asthma; patient compliance; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; lungmedicin; Lung Medicine;

    Abstract : The general aim of this study was to evaluate the objective and subjective effects of a comprehensive rehabilitation program for adult asthmatic patients. A combination of quantitative and qualitative methods was used. READ MORE

  5. 5. Medication adherence, side effects and patient-physician interaction in hypertension

    Author : Staffan Svensson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; patient compliance; guideline adherence; hypertension; adverse effects; communication; negotiating;

    Abstract : Hypertension is an important risk factor for cardiovascular disease, the incidence of which it is possible to reduce by prophylactic treatment with antihypertensive drugs. In clinical practice, however, only a minority of patients reach target blood pressure levels. READ MORE