Search for dissertations about: "cardiac nursing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 31 swedish dissertations containing the words cardiac nursing.

  1. 1. Delirium in older people after cardiac surgery risk factors, dementia, patients’ experiences and assessments

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Helena Claesson Lingehall; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cardiac surgery; Cardiovascular disease; Delirium; Dementia; Nursing; Older people; Patients’ experiences; Perioperative period; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : Background:Delirium is common in older people undergoing cardiac surgery. Delirium is an acute or subacute neuro-psychiatric syndrome, characterized by a change in cognition, disturbances in consciousness; it fluctuates, develops over a short period of time and always has an underlying cause. READ MORE

  2. 2. The life situation of patients with heart failure in primary health care : An explorative and interventional study

    University dissertation from Tryckeri AB Småland Quebecor

    Author : Jan Mårtensson; Högskolan i Jönköping.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Nursing; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Omvårdnad; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Cardiology; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Kardiologi; Heart failure; life situation; nursing; primary health care; heart failure; chronic illness; spouses; inside and outside perspective; caring; social network; social support; patient education; self-care behaviour; health-related quality of life; gender differences;

    Abstract : ABSTRACTThe general aim of this thesis was to obtain an understanding of the life situation of patients with mild to severe heart failure and their spouses, and to determine the effects of a nurse-led intervention on patients with heart failure in primary health care. A phe¬nomenographic approach was used to describe how male (N=12) and female (N=12) patients with heart failure conceive their life situa¬tion (I, II), and the critical incident technique was used to describe spousal (N=23) experience of factors that influence their support of the patient with heart failure. READ MORE

  3. 3. Delirium after cardiac surgery risk factors, assessment methods and costs

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Nina Smulter; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cardiac surgery; Cardiopulmonary bypass; Consequences; Delirium; Detection; Documentation; Economical aspect; Hospitalisation; Risk factors; Screening scales; Thoracic and Cardivascular Suregery; kirurgi; särskilt thoraxkirurgi; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : Background: Cardiac surgery is considered safe, but postoperative delirium (POD) remains frequently reported. Delirium is characterised by fluctuations in consciousness and cognition, and can be subdivided into disturbed psychomotoric activity (hyperactive and hypoactive) and psychiatric symptom profiles (psychotic and emotional). READ MORE

  4. 4. Being physically active as an adult with congenital heart disease

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Annika Bay; Umeå universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adult congenital heart disease; congenital heart disease; heart defect; physical activity; exercise self-efficacy; muscle function; quality of life; nursing; interviews; content analysis; prevention; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : Background: Due to advances in medical and surgical care adults with congenital heart disease (CHD) is a growing and aging population, that now outnumbers the children with CHD. In general, adults with CHD have reduced aerobic exercise capacity and nearly half of the patients do not reach current recommendations on physical activity. READ MORE

  5. 5. A second chance at life A study about people suffering out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Ann-Sofie Forslund; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Nursing; Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : AimThe overall aim of this thesis was to describe people’s lives before and aftersuffering out-of-hospital cardiac arrest with validated myocardial infarction aetiology (OHCA-V). The following specific aims were formulated: describe trends in incidence, outcome and background characteristics among people who suffered OHCA-V (I), describe risk factors and thoughts about lifestyle among survivors(II),elucidate meanings of people’s lived experiences of surviving 1month after the event (III),and elucidate meanings of people’s lived experiencesof surviving 6 and 12 months after the event (IV)MethodsData were collected from the Northern Sweden MONICA myocardial registryand from interviews with people surviving OHCA-V. READ MORE