Search for dissertations about: "day care center"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 swedish dissertations containing the words day care center.

  1. 1. Therapeutic aspects of engagement in occupations : In the context of day care for older people and patients in palliative care

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society

    Author : Gerd Andersson Svidén; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Day-care; health-related quality of life; grounded theory; occupational therapy; older adults; palliative care; phenomenology;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to identify and describe therapeutic aspects of engagement in occupations in day-care programs designed for older people with chronic conditions or patients in palliative care. The thesis includes four studies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Respiratory Tract Infections: Aspects of Aetiology, Virulence, and Communicable Disease Control

    University dissertation from Infectious Diseases Research Unit

    Author : Jonas Ahl; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Streptococcus pneumoniae; day care center; communicable disease control intervention; eradication therapy; invasive pneumococcal disease; serotype 3; aetiology; ventilator-associated pneumonia;

    Abstract : The paediatric nasopharyngeal flora is regarded as the largest reservoir for Streptococcus pneumoniae, and the carrier state is always antecedent to infection and a prerequisite for dispersion of these bacteria. Pneumococci are the predominant aetiology of bacterial respiratory tract infections and a major cause of morbidity and mortality, in the most severe cases due to invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD; mainly sepsis and meningitis). READ MORE

  3. 3. Nutritional and functional effects of energy-dense food in the frail elderly

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Center for Surgical Sciences CFSS

    Author : Ann Ödlund Olin; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Frail elderly; food fortified; energy intake; malnutrition; nutritional status; nutrition therapy; long-term care; nursing homes; activities of daily living.;

    Abstract : Eating and nutritional problems are common in frail elderly individuals receiving care in municipalities and hospitals. The overall aim of the present thesis was to evaluate the effects of serving additional energy to frail elderly receiving different types of care. READ MORE

  4. 4. Telephone advice nursing : Callers perceptions, nurses experience of problems and basis for assessments

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society

    Author : Anna Carin Wahlberg; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Telephone advice nursing; telephone triage; telephone assessments; emergency medical dispatching; nonverbal communication; individualistic perspective.;

    Abstract : At a health care call center, care-seekers can consult telephone nurses 24 hours a day. Telephone advice nursing (TAN) includes triage, advice, support, education, referral, information and coordination. READ MORE

  5. 5. Effects of perioperative nutrition on insulin action in postoperative metabolism

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Center for Surgical Sciences CFSS

    Author : Mattias Soop; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; glucose clamping technique; insulin resistance; glucose metabolism; protein metabolism; recovery;

    Abstract : Surgical operations are a fundamental part of contemporary treatment of disease. For example, 43 % of in-patients in Sweden undergo a surgical operation. Surgery is not yet without significant risks. Infectious complication rates following abdominal surgery, for instance, remain at 9-25 %. READ MORE