Search for dissertations about: "Quality of care"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1318 swedish dissertations containing the words Quality of care.

  1. 1. Quality of Care in the Psychiatric Setting : Perspectives of the Patient, Next of Kin and Care staff

    Author : Agneta Schröder; Gerd Ahlström; Birgitta Engström; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Care associates; Care staff; Instrument development; Next of kin; Patient; Phenomenography; Psychiatric care; Quality of care.; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to describe quality of care from different perspectives in the psychiatric setting, to develop an instrument for measuring quality of care from the in-patient perspective and to use this instrument empirically. A qualitative descriptive design involving a phenomenographic analysis was used in Studies I, III and IV, and a descriptive and comparative design with statistical analysis in Study II. READ MORE

  2. 2. Quality of health care : Patient and staff perspectives : a study of changes 1992-1996 with special reference to diagnosis related groups

    Author : Birgitta Ljunggren; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Medical sciences; Quality of health care; quality of life; patient satisfaction; job satisfaction; Diagnosis Related Groups; and organizational changes; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences; Hälsovård; Sjukvård; Sverige; Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : By the early 90s, some Swedish county councils initiated market-oriented steering mechanisms to meet increasing demands for cost efficiency. Among these was the County Council of Gävleborg. The U.S. READ MORE

  3. 3. The circle of strength and power : Experiences of empowerment in intensive care

    Author : Ingrid Wåhlin; Ewa Idvall; Anna-Christina Ek; Britt-Marie Ternestedt; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Empowerment; Critical care; Experiences; Relationships; Work satisfaction; Patient; Family; Nurse; Physician; Comparison; Atmosphere; Quality of care; Interview; Intensive care; Intensivvård;

    Abstract : Patients and next of kin in intensive care often experience powerlessness, anxiety and distress and intensive care staff are repeatedly exposed to traumatic situations and demanding events. Empowerment has been described as a process of overcoming a sense of powerlessness and a model through which people may develop a sense of inner strength through connections with others. READ MORE

  4. 4. Quality improvement in palliative care : the role of a national quality register and perceptions of information during palliative chemotherapy

    Author : Lisa Martinsson; Bertil Axelsson; Christina Melin-Johansson; Per Fransson; Kerstin Sandelin; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cancer; chemotherapy; communication; end-of-life care; oncology; palliative care; palliative medicine; quality in healthcare; quality register; onkologi; Oncology;

    Abstract : IntroductionThere is a need in palliative care for development of structured methods to assess quality and support improvement. This need is present both within and outside specialised palliative care.Honest information from physicians is regarded as an important part of palliative care. READ MORE

  5. 5. Quality in palliative care from the patient perspective : Instrument development, perceptions of care received and the importance of care

    Author : Tuva Sandsdalen; Bodil Wilde-Larsson; Selvald Høye; Ingrid Rystedt; Vigdis Grøndahl Abrahamsen; Reidun Hov; Britt-Marie Ternstedt; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; organization-related conditions; palliative care; patient perspective; person-related conditions; psychometric evaluation; quality of care; QPP-PC; systematic review; organisasjonsrelaterte forhold; palliative behandling og omsorg; pasient perspektiv; personrelaterte forhold; psykometrisk evaluering; kvalitet; QPP-PC; systematisk oversikt; Nursing Science; Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : The overall aim was to investigate the quality of palliative care from the patient perspective, to adapt and psychometrically evaluate the Quality from Patients’ Perspective instrument specific to palliative care (QPP-PC) and investigate the relationship between the combination of person- and organization-related conditions and patients’ perceptions of care quality.Methods: In the systematic literature review (I), 23 studies from 6 databases and reference lists in 2014 were synthesized by integrative thematic analysis. READ MORE