Search for dissertations about: "Per-Olof Sandman"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words Per-Olof Sandman.

  1. 1. Aspects of institutional care of patients with dementia

    Author : Per-Olof Sandman; Rolf Adolfsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : 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; Dementia; institutional care; ADL; constipation; conversation; dietary intake; morning; care; relocation;

    Abstract : The aim of the present study was to investigate all long-term institutions in the county of Västerbotten, Northern Sweden, to give a detailed description of the institutionalized population with respect to motor functions, vision, hearing, speech, ADL-functions, prevalence of psychiatric symptoms and behavioral disturbances, staff work load, use of psychoactive drugs and prevalence of dementia. Another aim was to select some specific 'problem areas' in the nursing care of demented patients for further descriptive and interventional studies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Physical Activity and Alzheimer's Disease : Measurements, Observations and Subjective Experiences

    Author : Ylva Cedervall; Anna Cristina Åberg; Lars Lannfelt; Lena Kilander; Per-Olof Sandman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Caregiver; continuity theory; dementia; dual-task; gait analysis; in-depth interview; mixed methods research; participant observation; physical capacity; qualitative; selfhood; walking; Physiotherapy; Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi; Geriatrics; Geriatrik;

    Abstract : Gait disturbances such as slow walking speed and step-to-step variability have been reported among people with mild Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and as risk factors for functional decline, dependency, and falls. Additionally, AD-related emotional reactions and decreased initiative can lead to physical inactivity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Dimensions of Health among Patients in Mental Health Services

    Author : Henrika Jormfeldt; Lars Hansson; Barbro Arvidsson; Bengt Svensson; Per-Olof Sandman; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; validity; phenomenography questionnaire reliability; perceptions; Medicine human and vertebrates ; psychosomatics; clinical psychology; Psychiatry; Medicin människa och djur ; Psykiatri; klinisk psykologi; subjective experience; patient; nurse; Health; mental health services; psykosomatik; Health; Mental health services; Nurse; Patient; Perceptions; Phenomenography; Questionnaire; Reliability; Subjective experience; Validity;

    Abstract : Empirical studies focusing on the subjective experience of health among patients in contact with the mental health services are rare and most questionnaires are based on a medical model that emphasizes objectively observed disease-oriented health indicators. In studies I and II perceptions of the concept of health among patients and nurses in mental health services were explored and described using a phenomenographic approach. READ MORE

  4. 4. Conflicting values - everyday ethical and leadership challenges related to care in combat zones within a military organization

    Author : Kristina Lundberg; Lars Sandman; Per-Olof Michel; Jönköping University; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; combat zones; ethical problems; everyday ethical problems; health care; licensed medical personnel; medical ethics; military ethics; military medical personnel; military personnel;

    Abstract : Introduction: Licensed medical personnel (henceforth LMP) experience ethical problems related to undertaking care duties in combat zones. When employed in the Armed Forces they are always under the command of tactical officers (henceforth TOs). READ MORE

  5. 5. The quality of the physical environment and its association with activities and well-being among older people in residential care facilities

    Author : Susanna Nordin; Marie Elf; Per-Olof Sandman; Högskolan Dalarna; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Hälsa och välfärd; Health and Welfare; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; activities;

    Abstract : The physical environment can influence older people’s health and well-being, and is often mentioned as being an important factor for person-centred care. Due to high levels of frail health, many older people spend a majority of their time within care facilities and depend on the physical environment for support in their daily life. READ MORE