Search for dissertations about: "acquired brain injury"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 swedish dissertations containing the words acquired brain injury.

  1. 1. Acquired brain injury in children and adolescents: Investigating assessment of communicative participation in daily life situations

    Author : Åsa Fyrberg; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; communicative participation; acquired brain injury; children and adolescents; parental evaluations; self-assessments; cognitive and linguistic factors; brain injury data;

    Abstract : Aims The overall aim of this thesis was to explore assessments of communicative participation in children and adolescents (hereafter: adolescents) with acquired brain injuries, mainly through evaluations in the Communicative Effectiveness Index (CETI) and in interviews with the participants. The aim was also to capture important changes in communication over time. READ MORE

  2. 2. Occupational therapy practice for clients with cognitive impairments following aquired brain injury : occupational therapists' perspective

    Author : Kajsa Lidström Holmqvist; Ann-Britt Ivarsson; Kitty Kamwendo; Marie Holmefur; Margareta Lilja; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; occupational therapy; cognition; rehabilitation; practice; acquired brain injury; stroke; TBI; assessment; intervention; Arbetsterapi; Occupational therapy;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to describe occupational therapy practice for clients with cognitive impairment following acquired brain injury (CIABI) from the perspective of practicing occupational therapists (OTs).To fulfill this aim, qualitative and quantitative approaches were used including interviews (Study I) and questionnaires (Studies II -IV). READ MORE

  3. 3. On biomarkers in traumatic brain injury

    Author : Eric Thelin; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a common cause of death and disability. Unfortunately, TBI patients will be affected by secondary insults, such as hypoxia and increased intracranial pressure, which may lead to secondary brain injuries. READ MORE

  4. 4. The necessity to consider visual dysfunctions after acquired brain injury

    Author : Märta Berthold-Lindstedt; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Visual information is processed in wide and extensive networks in the brain, and forms part of executive functions, emotions and memories. An acquired brain injury (ABI) often brings about a disruption of these networks and around half of the patients develop visual dysfunctions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Rehabilitation in place : Experiences of daily occupations after acquired brain injury

    Author : Anette Erikson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to better understand and describe the experiences of occupations in the context of daily life and the meaning of actions in different places (training apartment, rehabilitation setting, home and workplace) for persons of working age with acquired brain injury (ABI) during a rehabilitation process. The aim of the study I was to investigate how persons with acquired brain injury experienced their 1-week stay in an apartment fitted with electronic aids to daily living (EADL). READ MORE