Search for dissertations about: "RN"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 69 swedish dissertations containing the word RN.

  1. 1. Architecture and Ageing : On the Interaction between Frail Older People and the Built Environment

    Author : Jonas E Andersson; Magnus Rönn; Eva Henriksen; Benyamin Scwarz; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; residential care home architecture; architecture competition; user values and planning considerations; appropriate space for ageing; homelikeness; societal building;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis deals with the type of architecture that materializes when age-related problems become a long-term condition (LTC) and gradually restrain the individual’s ability to perform activities in daily life (ADL). Their life situation necessitates a support from relatives or municipal eldercare staff in order for them to continue to participate in everyday living. READ MORE

  2. 2. Risk-Adjustment for Swedish In-Hospital Trauma Mortality using International Classification of disease Injury Severity Score (ICISS) : issues with description and methods

    Author : Robert Larsen; Folke Sjöberg; Ingrid Steinvall; Mats Fredrikson; Sten M. Walther; Søreide Eldar; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : 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 : IntroductionDifferent methods have been used to describe the epidemiology of trauma with varying results. Crude mortality outcome data differ significantly from risk-adjusted information. A previous standard method for risk-adjustment in trauma was the Injury Severity Score (ISS), although it has several shortcomings. READ MORE

  3. 3. Understanding spirituality and religiosity among very old people : measurements and experiences

    Author : Catharina Norberg; Kristina Lämås; Regina Santamäki Fisher; Ulf Isaksson; Lisbeth Fagerström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Aged 80 and older; Sweden; spirituality; self-transcendence; Self-transcendence Scale; Religious Orientation Scale; religiosity; psychometrics; experiences; Umeå 85 GERDA; caring sciences in social sciences; omvårdnadsforskning med samhällsvetenskaplig inriktning;

    Abstract : Background: Spirituality is a multifaceted concept. In this thesis, spirituality is understood as an overarching term and a core of a person´s being. Religiosity is seen as one of many expressions of spirituality. Very old people are a vulnerable population, with an increased risk to be exposed to negative life events. READ MORE

  4. 4. Fluid Management in Haemodialysis : Studies on current practices and new methods

    Author : Jenny Stenberg; Hans Furuland; Magnus Lindberg; Eva Tiensuu Janson; Bernd Stegmayr; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Haemodialysis; Fluid management; Fluid overload; Bioimpedance spectroscopy; Dry weight; Brain natriuretic peptide; Decision aid; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : Chronic fluid overload has been identified as an independent predictor of mortality in haemodialysis patients, and 30% remain fluid overloaded at dry weight. The use of bioimpedance spectroscopy (BIS) in fluid management may improve blood pressure control and cardiovascular status. READ MORE

  5. 5. The radium distribution in some Swedish soils and its effects on radon emanation

    Author : Cecilia Edsfeldt; KTH; []
    Keywords : distribution; emanation; extraction; glacial till; podzol; Ra; radium; radon; Rn; sequential soil; spodosol; Th; thorium; U; uranium; variability;

    Abstract : The aim of this study has been to clarify how the radiumdistribution in soils affects the radon emanation. Thedistribution of radium, uranium and thorium has been determinedusing sequential extractions. In the study, soils from twodifferent locations were investigated. READ MORE