Search for dissertations about: "Patients"

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  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. Psychological distress in cancer patients : A matter of perspective

    Author : Claudia Lampic; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Medical sciences; Perceptions; patients; staff; anxiety; depression; cancer; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : The general alms are to investigate perceptions of psychological distress in cancer patients, and to contribute to the understanding of the discrepant perceptions of patients and their medical staff in this respect. Assessments of patient distress were made on standardized (Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale) and study-specific self-administered questionnaires. READ MORE

  3. 3. Hand function in patients with Dupuytren’s disease : Assessment, results & patients’ perspectives

    Author : Christina Engstrand; Joanna Kvist; Barbro Krevers; Göran Nylander; Birgitta Rosén; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background: Dupuytren’s Disease (DD) is a soft tissue disorder that leads to finger joint contractures affecting hand function. DD can be treated with surgery or injection and hand therapy to improve finger joint extension and thereby improve hand function. However, this does not cure the disease and recurrence is common. READ MORE

  4. 4. Coping Online - Patients' use of the Internet

    Author : Ulrika Josefsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Internet; users; patients; medical information; self-help; healthcare practice;

    Abstract : Taking the perspective of the individual, this thesis addresses the increasing use of Internet by patients seeking information and connections to cope with a new life situation caused by chronic illness. The main objective is to understand and conceptualize this use of the Internet. READ MORE

  5. 5. Antidepressant-treated patients : population-based longitudinal studies

    Author : Kerstin Bingefors; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

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