Search for dissertations about: "copd nursing research"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words copd nursing research.

  1. 1. Management of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in primary health care : a study of a nurse-led multidisciplinary programme of pulmonary rehabilitation

    Author : Ann-Britt Zakrisson; Peter Engfeldt; Kersti Theander; Agneta Anderzén Carlsson; Birgitta Klang Söderqvist; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; COPD; exacerbations; experiences; functional capacity; next of kin; nursing care; primary care; quality of life; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing Science;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to modify and evaluate effects, as well as todescribe experiences of a nurse-led multidisciplinary programme of pulmonaryrehabilitation in primary health care for patients with chronicobstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and their next of kin.Interviews were performed with 12 COPD nurses about their experiencesof patient education (I). READ MORE

  2. 2. Fatigue, functional status, health and pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

    Author : Kersti Theander; Mitra Unosson; Berit Lundman; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; fatigue; functional status; health; pulmonary rehabilitation; Fatigue impact scale; confirmatory factor analysis; Nursing; Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to describe fatigue, functional limitations due to fatigue and health in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), as well as to compare patients with individuals from the general population and to test if pulmonary rehabilitation can reduce fatigue and functional limitations, and thus improve health. A further aim was to test the Fatigue Impact Scale (FIS) among patients with COPD. READ MORE