Search for dissertations about: "care program"

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

  1. 1. On the reporting of dental health, time for dental care, and the treatment panorama : Methodological studies of measuring and analysing dental care outcomes within a Swedish Public Dental Service organization

    Author : Smedberg Yngve; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; public health dentistry; public dental service; program assessment; program planning; dental health surveys; components of quality; costs; economy; treatment time; dental clinic effectiveness; dental clinic efficiency; dental care outcome; time series analysis; sustainable development;

    Abstract : The thesis included five methodological studies and one caries epidemiological investigation, the general aim being to study how to measure and report dental health, time for dental care, treatment panorama, and dental care outcomes, within a Public Dental Service organization. The specific aims were to monitor dental clinic activities using a time study method, to apply time study results of a dental health-related patient group system for the 3-19 year age groups, and to compare time study results with corresponding results from computerized systems used for reporting dental care. READ MORE

  2. 2. Aspects of institutional care of patients with dementia

    Author : Per-Olof Sandman; Rolf Adolfsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Dementia; institutional care; ADL; constipation; conversation; dietary intake; morning; care; relocation;

    Abstract : The aim of the present study was to investigate all long-term institutions in the county of Västerbotten, Northern Sweden, to give a detailed description of the institutionalized population with respect to motor functions, vision, hearing, speech, ADL-functions, prevalence of psychiatric symptoms and behavioral disturbances, staff work load, use of psychoactive drugs and prevalence of dementia. Another aim was to select some specific 'problem areas' in the nursing care of demented patients for further descriptive and interventional studies. READ MORE

  3. 3. Physical restraint use and falls in institutional care of old people : effects of a restraint minimization program

    Author : Tony Pellfolk; Karlsson Stig; Knut Engedal; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Physical restraints; falls; dementia; care of the elderly; risk factors; work environment; restraint minimization education program; staff knowledge and attitude; and quality of care.; Geriatrics and medical gerontology; Geriatrik och medicinsk gerontologi; Geriatrics; geriatrik;

    Abstract : Physical restraint use and falls are common in institutional care of old people and various attempts have been made to reduce their occurrence. Falls and concomitant injuries are a major problem due to their negative effect on morbidity and mortality. READ MORE

  4. 4. Planning primary health care provision : assessment of development work at a health centre

    Author : Göran Westman; Bengt Mattsson; Carl-Gunnar Eriksson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Primary health care planning; quality of care; evaluation; ambulatory care assessment; health centre management;

    Abstract : At the Primary Health Care Centre in Vännäs (VPHCC), northern Sweden, a development work was implemented in 1976-1980. The overall purpose was to enhance primary health care planning. READ MORE

  5. 5. Depression in primary care : detection, treatment, and patients’ own perspectives

    Author : Maja Hansson; Owe Bodlund; Jayanti Chotai; Lisa Ekselius; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Depression; primary care; patient education; group counselling; patients’ beliefs; treatment; causes; self-rating scales; HADS; PHQ-9; Psychiatry; Psykiatri; Psychiatry; psykiatri;

    Abstract : Background Depression is a very common disorder that causes great suffering for the patient. Recognizing depressed patients in primary care (PC) settings is a challenge and only about half are identified as depressed by their general practitioner (GP). READ MORE