Search for dissertations about: "Quality of daily life"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 320 swedish dissertations containing the words Quality of daily life.

  1. 1. Patients' quality of life : Living with incurable cancer in palliative homecare

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Christina Melin-Johansson; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Advanced cancer; Assessment of quality of life a the end of life; AQEL; existential; hospital based palliative care; mixed methods; neoplasm; nursing; palliative care; quality of life; social life; support.;

    Abstract : My clinical experience is that living in incurable cancer at the end of life is complex to patients and their families. Patients seem to have a rather good quality of life (QoL) but problems related to the progression of the illness constantly challenges and changes QoL. READ MORE

  2. 2. Experience of adjuvant treatment among postmenopausal women with breast cancer - Health-Related Quality of Life, symptom experience, stressful events and coping strategies

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Maria Browall; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Breast cancer; Postmenopausal; Health-Related Quality of Life; Overall Quality of Life; Quality of Life; Content Analysis; Daily life; Experience; Symptom exprience; Stressful events; Coping; Coping strategies;

    Abstract : In Sweden, breast cancer is today the most common type of cancer among women. Of the approximately 7,059 women who developed the disease in Sweden during 2006, about 73% were postmenopausal and aged 55 or older at time of diagnosis, and about 33% were aged 70 or older. READ MORE

  3. 3. Patients' quality of life - Living with incurable cancer in palliative homecare

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Christina Melin-Johansson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Advanced cancer; Assessment of quality of life a the end of life; AQEL; existential; hospital based palliative care; mixed methods; neoplasm; nursing; palliative care; quality of life; social life; support.;

    Abstract : My clinical experience is that living in incurable cancer at the end of life is complex to patients and their families. Patients seem to have a rather good quality of life (QoL) but problems related to the progression of the illness constantly challenges and changes QoL. READ MORE

  4. 4. Living with muscular dystrophy Illness experience, activities of daily living, coping, quality of life and rehabilitation

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Birgitta Nätterlund; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medical sciences; Muscular dystrophy; illness experiences; activities of daily living; coping; quality of life; rehabilitation; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : The overall aim was to study and gain knowledge about what it means to live with muscular dystrophy and to study rehabilitation from the patient's perspective, among adults with muscular dystrophy in three Swedish counties: Örebro, Östergötland and Norrbotten. The thesis comprises two qualitative and three quantitative studies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Daily life after stroke in elderly people. Evaluation of stroke unit care focusing on daily activities, resource use and costs, assistive devices and health-related quality of life

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Gunilla Gosman-Hedström; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Stroke unit; randomization; longitudinal study; resource use and cost; informal care; elderly; occupational therapy; daily activities; Functional Independence Measure; construct validity; assistive devices; housing modifications; health-related quality of life;

    Abstract : Aims: The overall aims of this thesis were: a) to compare stroke unit (SU) care and its continuum with care on general wards (GW) for elderly patients, concerning resource use and costs for care and rehabilitation focusing on assistive technology in a one-year follow-up and, b) to explore the use and cost of assistive devices (ADs), ability in daily activities and self-rated health-related quality of life (HRQL) longitudinally.Methods: Two hundred and forty-nine persons >70 years were followed in a randomized, prospective study evaluating SU care after acute stroke. READ MORE