Search for dissertations about: "cardiac rehabilitation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 swedish dissertations containing the words cardiac rehabilitation.

  1. 1. Cardiac rehabilitation in hospital and at home : a long-term study from the perspective of women who have suffered their first myocardial infarction

    Author : Inger Wieslander; Högskolan i Halmstad.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Myocardial infarction; Social support; Social network; Cardiac rehabilitation programme; Coronary heart disease; women; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; cardiac rehabilitation programme; coronary heart disease; myocardial infarction; social network; social support;

    Abstract : The general aim of this licentiate thesis was to describe and compare, from a longitudinal perspective, the extent of cardiac rehabilitation efforts as well as changes in social support and social network in women who have suffered their first myocardial infarction (MI). The studies had a descriptive, comparative and longitudinal design. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cardiac Rehabilitation in Women

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Medicine, Solna

    Author : Agneta Andersson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis has been to investigate the prognostic value of exercise capacity and whether a multifactorial rehabilitation program could affect traditional cardiac risk factors as well as self-rated health, quality of life, depression, anxiety, hospital utilization and sickness absenteeism in women younger than 66 years with coronary artery disease (CAD). Study I Evaluation of the role of exercise capacity and how physical capacity, leisure time and physical activity influence long term all-cause and cardiovascular mortality. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation, physical fitness, and physical activity in cardiac disease

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Medicine, Solna

    Author : Maria Borland; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation; exercise; physical fitness; physical activity; health-related quality of life; atrial fibrillation; heart failure;

    Abstract : Background: Evidence suggests that individualised exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation should be offered to patients with ischemic heart disease and chronic heart failure (HF) because it improves physical fitness and health-related quality of life (HR-QoL), and reduces cardiac mortality and hospital admissions. If physiotherapist-led exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation (PT-X) can similarly improve physical fitness in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), and improve physical activity levels in patients with chronic HF or permanent AF, has been sparsely studied. READ MORE

  4. 4. Women´s Experience of a myocardial infarction

    University dissertation from Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Annica Sjöström-Strand; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; myocardial infarction; women; content analysis; phenomenographicmethod; stress; coping; rehabilitation; primary health care;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Hjärt- och kärlsjukdomar är idag den vanligaste dödsorsaken i stora delar av världen för både män och kvinnor. I Sverige är hjärtinfarkt den vanligaste dödsorsaken för kvinnor över 55 år och för män över 45 år. Det vill säga kvinnor drabbas cirka 10 år senare. READ MORE

  5. 5. Psychological distress in coronary heart disease Risk indicators, treatment and cardiovascular prognosis

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Fredrika Norlund; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; psychological distress; myocardial infarction; coronary heart disease; depression; anxiety; stress; cognitive behavioral therapy; iCBT; stress management; cardiac rehabilitation; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : The aims of this thesis were to: (1) explore factors associated with emotional distress; (2) investigate psychosocial stress as a risk factor for cardiovascular (CV) morbidity in patients with coronary heart disease (CHD); (3) investigate the impact of group-based stress management on psychological outcomes, and if that mediates risk of CV events; and (4) evaluate an internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy (iCBT) for emotional distress in patients with a recent myocardial infarction (MI).In Study I, data from the national registry SWEDEHEART on 27,267 MI patients < 75 years was used. READ MORE