Search for dissertations about: "SF-36"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 169 swedish dissertations containing the word SF-36.

  1. 1. Acute postoperative and cancer-related pain management, Patients´ experiences and perceptions in relation to health-related quality of life and the multidimensionality of pain

    Author : Barbro Boström; Anestesiologi och intensivvård; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Anestesiologi; intensivvård; intensive care; Anaesthesiology; SF-36.; postoperative pain; Pain-o-Meter; perceptions; pain management; nursing care; Health-Related Quality of Life; American Pain Society; cancer-related pain; American Pain Society; Postoperative pain; Palliative care; Neoplasms; Health-Related Quality of life; Patient care management; Patients; Pain management; SF-36; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : This thesis describes patients in acute postoperative pain as well as patients with acute cancer-related pain in palliative care, and their experiences and perceptions of pain management in relation to HRQOL and the multidimensionality of pain. A combination of qualitative and quantitative methods was chosen. READ MORE

  2. 2. Osteoporosis in SLE

    Author : Katarina Almehed; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : osteoporosis; systemic lupus erythematosus; bone mineral density; health-related quality of life; SF-36; resistin; cross sectional study; vertebral fracture;

    Abstract : As the treatment of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) has become more effective the focus has partly shifted from main concern of short term morbidity and survival to long term complications such as osteoporosis. The aims of this thesis were to a) determine prevalence and risk factors of osteoporosis and of b) vertebral fractures c) evaluate if adequate osteoporotic treatment was provided d) determine if resistin, an adipokine with proposed pro-inflammatory properties, was associated with markers of inflammation or bone mineral density (BMD) and to e) investigate patients self reported health related quality of life (HRQOL) and its relationship to disease variables and employment status in female SLE patients. READ MORE

  3. 3. Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Swedish Male Population : Prevalence, Distress and Quality of Life

    Author : Gabriella Engström; Jerzy Leppert; Marie-Louise Walker-Engström; Lars Henningsohn; Ralph Peeker; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Public health; men; population-based study; prevalence; urinary symptom; health care consultation; DAN-PSS; distress; LUTS; postal questionnaire; health; sadness; happiness; SF-36; Quality of Life; Folkhälsomedicin;

    Abstract : The aim the thesis was to investigate, the prevalence of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS). Moreover, we examine symptom severity and different levels of distress and describe how different symptoms from the lower urinary tract affect the self-assessed health, sadness, happiness and the quality of life in men. READ MORE

  4. 4. Health-related quality of life in persons with Parkinson's disease. Aspects of symptoms, caregiving and sense of coherence

    Author : Marianne Caap-Ahlgren; Geriatrik; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOC; PDQ-8 and 39; SF-36; GDS; insomnia; caregiving; Parkinson s disease; health-related quality of life; Neurology; neuropsychology; neurophysiology; Neurologi; neuropsykologi; neurofysiologi; Gerontology; Gerontologi;

    Abstract : Abstract Aims: The aim of this thesis was to investigate how the impact of Parkinson’s disease, a chronic neurodegenerative disorder, influences the person’s health-related quality of life. The aim was also to investigate nursing assessment and management of Parkinson’s in elderly persons. READ MORE

  5. 5. Hirsutism and quality of life with aspects on social support, anxiety and depression

    Author : Maria Palmetun Ekbäck; Magnus Lindberg; Eva Benzein; Peter Engfeldt; Andrew Finlay; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; hirsutism; HRQoL; EQ-5D; DLQI; HADS; SF-36; MSPSS; Medicine; Medicin;

    Abstract : Hirsutism is excessive hair growth in women. The prevalence is estimated at 5%. The aim of this thesis was to describe different aspects of how life is affected for women suffering from hirsutism. Both qualitative and quantitative methods were used. READ MORE