Search for dissertations about: "Susanne Iwarsson"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words Susanne Iwarsson.

  1. 1. Needs Assessment in Occupational Therapy : Studies of Persons with Long-Term/Recurrent Pain

    Author : Maria Müllersdorf; Susanne Iwarsson; Ingid Söderback; Susanne Ivarsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Medical sciences; Needs assessment; occupational therapy; long-term recurrent pain; activity limitations participation restrictions; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to describe (1) needs for occupational therapy among persons with self-perceived activity limitations and/or participation restrictions due to long-term/recurrent pain, and (2) treatment interventions in occupational therapy to meet demonstrated needs. The Liss’ model for assessing health care needs was used as a structural scheme. READ MORE

  2. 2. Functional Capacity And Physical Environmenal Demand. Exploration of Factors Influencing Everyday Activity and Health in the Elderly Population

    Author : Susanne Iwarsson; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; barrier-free design; assessment; disability; docility hypothesis; gender-differences; gerontology; housing adaptations; I-ADL; occupational therapy; P-ADL; population study; primary health care; public health; survival; scaling methodology; Social medicine; Socialmedicin; samhällsmedicin; Gerontology; Gerontologi;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to explore relationships between functional capacity, environmental factors, everyday activity, and health in the elderly population. Initially, the Enabler, an instrument for assessment of the physical home environment's accessibility, was translated to Swedish and revised, and tested for reliability and validity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Powered mobility device use: participation and accessibility

    Author : Cecilia Pettersson; Åse Brandt; Eva Månsson Lexell; Susanne Iwarsson; Aktivt och hälsosamt åldrande; []
    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; autonomy; environmental barrier; focus groups; housing adaptation; housing enabler; independence; mobility; mobility-related participation; occupational therapy; powered scooter; powered wheelchair; spinal cord injury; Occupational therapy; Arbetsterapi;

    Abstract : This thesis elucidates the use of powered mobility devices in a Swedish context. The overall aim was to increase and deepen the knowledge on powered mobility device use in relation to participation and accessibility in different environments and among different user groups, with a specific focus on independence and autonomy. READ MORE