Search for dissertations about: "SF-12"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 swedish dissertations containing the word SF-12.

  1. 1. Living with cancer in old age. Quality of life and meaning

    Author : Bibbi Thomé; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cytology; oncology; cancerology; Cytologi; onkologi; cancer; Public health; epidemiology; Folkhälsa; epidemiologi; hermeneutic-phenomenology; meaning; SF-12; EORTC QLQ C-30; receiving help for daily living; gender; age; comorbidity; complaints; quality of life; content analysis; cancer experience; Aged;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate quality of life in people aged 75 and older with cancer in relation to age, gender, presence and type of complaints, comorbidity, living conditions, perceived economic situation, sense of coherence, receiving help for daily living and social resources. The aim was also to investigate older people’s experiences and the meaning of living with cancer in old age. READ MORE

  2. 2. Chronic pain and quality of life among older people

    Author : Ulf Jakobsson; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Activities of daily living; Social medicine; Socialmedicin; PMI; MPI-S; Sickness Impact Profile; LGC; SF-12; quality of life; pain relief; pain measurement; chronic pain; pain; Aged; aged 80 years and over; fatigue; samhällsmedicin; ADL;

    Abstract : The overall aim was to investigate chronic pain, quality of life and factors associated with pain as well as with quality of life among older people, aged 75 years and above. Further, the aim was to investigate the use of methods for pain management and their effects for those with pain and in need of help for daily living. READ MORE

  3. 3. Health-related quality-of-life in Sweden : Assessments with health-profile, preference-based -and disease-specific measures

    Author : Lena Lundberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pharmacy; FARMACI; PHARMACY; FARMACI; Social Pharmacy; samhällsfarmaci;

    Abstract : The aims of this thesis are to assess health-related quality-of-life (HRQoL) in a general population and among patients with psoriasis and atopic dermatitis (AD). Instruments include the generic health-profile instruments Short Form 36 (SF-36) and Short Form 12 (SF-12); the preference-based methods: rating scale (RS), time trade-off (TTO), standard gamble (SG) and the contingent valuation method of measuring willingness-to-pay (WTP); and the disease-specific Dermatology Life Quality Instrument (DLQI). READ MORE

  4. 4. Subjective Outcomes after Knee Arthroplasty

    Author : Michael Dunbar; Lund Ortopedi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; orthopaedics; Surgery; Swedish knee arthroplasty register; outcome questionnaire; traumatology; Kirurgi; ortopedi; traumatologi;

    Abstract : Outcome questionnaires are increasingly being established as a validated mode of acquiring unbiased information on the results after health interventions. Using an assortment of questionnaires, distributed by mail to 27 372 and to a subgroup of 3 600 patients on file in the Swedish Knee Arthroplasty register (SKAR), relevant questionnaires were found to represent a feasable means of acquiring information regarding these elderly patients in a cross-sectional design. READ MORE

  5. 5. Falls, fractures and function. Focus on women with a distal forearm fracture

    Author : Eva Nordell; Fysioterapi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Physical medicine; elderly; falls; Distal forearm fracture; fractures; health-related quality of life; risk factors; physical performance; rehabilitation; Rehabilitering medicinsk och social ; kinesitherapy; revalidation;

    Abstract : Falls and fractures in older people are a common and increasing health problem which causes physical, social and psychological problems for the individual and is costly to society. The aims of this thesis were to investigate accidental falls of patients aged 65 - 74 who attended an orthopedic emergency ward, to investigate reliability of the modified figure of eight (MFE) and compare it with other balance performance tests, to investigate whether patients with a distal forearm fracture exhibited risk factors for new falls and fractures, and to follow physical performance and evaluate health-related quality of life in women after a distal forearm fracture. READ MORE