Search for dissertations about: "Patient"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 4121 swedish dissertations containing the word Patient.

  1. 1. Patient Patients? : Achieving Patient Empowerment through active participation, increased knowledge and organisation

    Author : Sophie Söderholm Werkö; Victor Pestoff; Birgitta Olsson; Gemma Donnelly-Cox; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; patients; empowerment; patient organisations; participation; representation; influence; membership; co-production; intense dedication; diabetes; health care; Sweden; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : This study examines patient empowerment in two local diabetes branch organisations in Sweden. In particular, the study focuses on the organisations’ membership, participation and influence on external actors. READ MORE

  2. 2. Patient participation : what it is and what it is not

    Author : Ann Catrine Eldh; Margareta Ehnfors; Inger Ekman; Ella Danielsson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; patient participation; non-participation; phenomenological hermeneutics; communication; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing Science;

    Abstract : In general, patient participation is regarded as being informed and partaking in decision making regarding one’s care and treatment. This interpretation is common in legislation throughout the Western world and corresponding documents guiding health care professionals, as well as in scientific studies. READ MORE

  3. 3. Work technique in lifting and patient transfer tasks

    Author : Katarina Kjellberg; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : age; biomechanics; gender; lifting; low back disorders; methods; observations; nurses; patient comfort; patient handling; patient; safety; work technique;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to explore and develop methods for describing, analysing and assessing work technique in lifting and patient transfer tasks, and to study how the work technique is related to personal factors and aspects of patient quality and safety. The focus was on work technique features with implications for musculoskeletal load and for the development of musculoskeletal disorders. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Patient Involvement : A Service Perspective

    Author : Hannah Snyder; Mattias Elg; Lars Witell; Per Echeverri; Linköpings universitet; []
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    Abstract : For a long time, patients were seen as weak and passive recipients of care, whose only role was to provide information and comply with doctors’ orders. This is beginning to change, and patients are more seen as autonomous, active, and involved collaborators in care, co-creating value with service providers and others. READ MORE