Search for dissertations about: "burden of care"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 291 swedish dissertations containing the words burden of care.

  1. 1. The Burden of Epilepsy using population-based data to define the burden and model a cost-effective intervention for the treatment of epilepsy in rural South Africa

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Ryan G Wagner; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Africa; epilepsy; incidence; mortality; cause of death; disability-adjusted life years; out-of-pocket; costs; health care utilization; treatment cascade; adherence; intervention; economic evaluation; community health worker;

    Abstract : Rationale Epilepsy is a common, chronic, neurological condition that disproportionately affects individuals living in low- and middle- income countries, including much of sub-Saharan Africa. Epilepsy is treatable, with the majority of individuals who take anti-epileptic drugs experiencing a reduction, or elimination, of seizures. READ MORE

  2. 2. Biomarkers for Better Understanding of the Pathophysiology and Treatment of Chronic Pain Investigations of Human Biofluids

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Anne-Li Lind; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; chronic pain; neuropathic pain; lumbar radicular pain; amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; radiculopathy; fibromyalgia; pathophysiology; spinal cord stimulation; mechanism of action; disc herniation; cerebrospinal fluid; plasma; biomarker; human; protein; chemokines; cytokines; inflammation; neuroinflammation; mass spectrometry; proximity ligation assay; proximity extension assay; antibody suspension bead array; protein profiling; molecular medicine; personalized medicine; Anestesiologi och intensivvård; Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care; Biomedical Laboratory Science; Biomedicinsk laboratorievetenskap; Kemi med inriktning mot analytisk kemi; Chemistry with specialization in Analytical Chemistry; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science; Molekylär medicin; Molecular Medicine;

    Abstract : Chronic pain affects 20 % of the global population, causes suffering, is difficult to treat, and constitutes a large economic burden for society. So far, the characterization of molecular mechanisms of chronic pain-like behaviors in animal models has not translated into effective treatments. READ MORE

  3. 3. Life situation of next of kin to persons in need of care-cronic sorrow, burden, quality of life

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro university

    Author : Elisabeth Liedström; Örebro universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; life situation; next of kin; informal caregiving; chronic sorrow; burden; quality of life; Partnership model; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing Science;

    Abstract : Nursing research has been performed during the last 20-30 years, about the next of kin’s vulnerability. Despite this, the health care system has had difficulties to integrate the next of kin in a way that gives support. READ MORE

  4. 4. Care and services at home for persons with dementia. Structure, process, and outcomes

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Christina Bökberg; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Dementia; Quality of life; Quality of care; Home care; Nursing; Person-centred care; Chain of care; Lawton s press competence model;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate formal care and services at home, regarding structure, process, and outcomes, for persons with dementia (aged 65+ years) at risk of nursing home admission. Availability and utilization of formal care and services at home for persons with dementia, from diagnosis to end-of-life stage, in eight European countries was described in study I. READ MORE

  5. 5. Medicine management in municipal home care : delegating, administrating and receiving

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet

    Author : Åsa Gransjön Craftman; Sophiahemmet Högskola.; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Delegation; District nurse; Home dwelling; Home care; Home care assistent; Health care; Medication use; Medication management; Polypharmacy; Population-based; Time trends; Task shifting; Responsible authorities; Older people; Delegering; Distriktssjuksköterska; Hemmaboende; Hemtjänst; Hemtjänstpersonal; Hälso- och sjukvård; Medicinanvändning; Medicinhantering; Polyfarmaci; Populationsbaserad; Tidstrender; Uppgiftsväxling; Huvudmän; Äldre; delegation;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to investigate how delegation of medication is handled in municipal home care. Specific aims were to 1) explore the prevalence of medication use in older adults over time; 2) describe district nurses’ experiences of the delegation of medication management to municipal home care personnel; 3) explore and describe how home care assistants experience receiving the actual delegation of the responsibility of medication administration; and 4) to describe how older adults, living at home, perceive receiving assistance from home care assistants to manage their own medication. READ MORE