Search for dissertations about: "People with disabilities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 88 swedish dissertations containing the words People with disabilities.

  1. 1. Living Conditions of People with Intellectual Disabilities : A Study of Health, Housing, Work, Leisure and Social Relations in a Swedish County Population

    Author : Õie Umb-Carlsson; Frits-Axel Wiesel; Karin Sonnander; Anders Möller; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Disability studies; intellectual disabilities; living conditions; health conditions; mortality; associated disabilities; gender; comparative study; proxy responding; Handikappforskning; Disability research; Handikappsforskning;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis is to describe mortality, health and living conditions in an administratively defined county population of people with intellectual disabilities born between 1959 and 1974 (N=213). The living conditions of persons with intellectual disabilities were compared with those of the general population. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Useworthiness of Robots for People with Physical Disabilities

    Author : Håkan Eftring; Certec - Rehabiliteringsteknik och Design; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Page-turning; End-effector; RAID; Manus; Independence; Needs Analysis; Simplified Robot Use; Automatic Grasping; Case Studies.; Ethics; Rehabilitering medicinsk och social ; rehabilitation; revalidation; kinesitherapy; Physical medicine; Rehabilitation Robotics; Robots; Physical Disabilities; Useworthiness; Usability;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with robotics and the new possibilities it offers people with physical disabilities. I focus on the user and the use of the technology and, in particular, on what makes robotic aids worth using - useworthiness as distinguished from usability. READ MORE

  3. 3. Caring for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities : how can it be experienced and percieved by registered nurses?

    Author : Marie Appelgren; Malmö universitet; []
    Keywords : nursing; caring; intellectual and developmental disability; Vårdvetenskap; Care science;

    Abstract : Registered nurses [RNs] are within the frontline of professional nursing and are expected to provide a diverse range of health care services to a varied and heterogenic group of patients. They are bound by a code of ethics that mandates that nurses respect all human rights regardless of the patient’s abilities or functional status. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sensor-based navigating mobile robots for people with disabilities

    Author : Håkan Neveryd; Certec - Rehabiliteringsteknik och Design; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Rörelsehinder; Robotar;

    Abstract : People with severe physical disabilities need help with everyday tasks, such as getting dressed, eating, brushing their teeth, scratching themselves, drinking, etc. They also need support to be able to work. They are usually helped by one or more personal.. READ MORE

  5. 5. Disability in people with multiple sclerosis with focus on fatigue

    Author : Sverker Johansson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Disability; energy; fatigue; functioning; health services; multiple sclerosis; perceived impact on health;

    Abstract : Background: Knowledge of the concurrent presence of disabilities and of their association with the perceived physical and psychological impact of MS on health in people with MS is sparse. Fatigue is commonly reported and may cause limitations in daily life. READ MORE