Search for dissertations about: "Rehabilitation Medicine"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 320 swedish dissertations containing the words Rehabilitation Medicine.

  1. 1. Spinal cord injuries in Sweden : studies on clinical follow-ups

    Author : Peter Flank; Fahlström Martin; Anna Ramnemark; Richard Levi; Kerstin Wahman; Eva Denison; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Tetraplegia; paraplegia; cardiovascular disease; prevention; anthropometry; physical activity; rehabiliteringsmedicin; Rehabilitation Medicine;

    Abstract : A spinal cord injury is a serious medical condition, often caused by a physical trauma. An injury to the spinal cord affects the neurotransmission between the brain and spinal cord segments below the level of injury. The SCI causes a loss of motor function, sensory function and autonomic regulation of the body, temporary or permanent. READ MORE

  2. 2. Musculoskeletal pain in primary health care : a biopsychosocial perspective for assessment and  treatment

    Author : Anders Westman; J. Steven Linton; Töres Theorell; Jerzy Leppert; Bengt Mattsson; Örebro 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; musculoskeletal pain; biopsychosocial; multimodal; fear-avoidance; catastrophizing; distress; sick leave; function; Family medicine; Allmänmedicin; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Social medicine; Socialmedicin; Public health medicine research areas; Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; Family Medicine; Allmänmedicin; Rehabiliteringsmedicin; Rehabilitation Medicine;

    Abstract : Long-term musculoskeletal pain is a large public health problem with serious consequences for both the individual and society. Psychosocial factors have been shown to be good predictors of long-term disability and play an important role in the transition from acute to chronic pain. READ MORE

  3. 3. Benefits and use of myoelectric arm prostheses : outcomes, influencing factors and experiences

    Author : Cathrine Widehammar; Liselotte Hermansson; Kajsa Lidström-Holmqvist; Ingvor Pettersson; Kristin Østlie; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; upper limb; amputation; artificial limbs; rehabilitation; occupational therapy; environment; qualitative methods;

    Abstract : People with acquired upper limb loss or congenital limb reduction deficiency are often offered a myoelectric prosthesis to compensate for the missing hand. A common problem is the non-use of prostheses, and lack of training has been suggested as a reason for this. READ MORE

  4. 4. Team-based home rehabilitation after hip fracture in older adults : effects, experiences and impact of dementia

    Author : Åsa Karlsson; Nina Lindelöf; Birgitta Olofsson; Michael Stenvall; Yngve Gustafson; Peter Nordström; Anna Cristina Åberg; Umeå 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; hip fracture; geriatrics; dementia; home rehabilitation; interdisciplinary rehabilitation; walking ability; activities of daily living; recovery; length of stay; accidential falls; qualitative; Geriatrics; geriatrik; Orthopaedics; ortopedi;

    Abstract : BACKGROUND: For an older adult a hip fracture may be a traumatic and life-changing event and has shown to be associated with reduced health-related quality of life, disability and increased mortality. Previous rehabilitation studies have often excluded older adults with cognitive impairment and those living in residential care facilities, groups with an additional risk of poor outcome. READ MORE

  5. 5. On life satisfaction and vocational rehabilitation outcome in Sweden

    Author : Roland Melin; Axel R Fugl-Meyer; Kerstin S Fugl-Meyer; Jan Ekholm; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicine; Life satisfaction; Quality of life; Epidemiology; Vocational rehabilitation outcome; Sense of coherence; Medicin; Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine; Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin; Rehabilitation Medicine; rehabiliteringsmedicin;

    Abstract : This dissertation has two parts. Firstly, satisfaction with life as a whole and with 10 life domains (using an instrument termed LiSat-11 with 6-graded scales) is described in a nationally representative sample aged 18-64 years (n: 2,533) and is related to some socio-demographic circumstances. READ MORE