Search for dissertations about: "death and dying"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 100 swedish dissertations containing the words death and dying.

  1. 1. Facing death physicians' difficulties and coping strategies in cancer care

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Margareta Andræ; Umeå universitet.; [1994]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Physician; cancer care; conflicts; coping; facing death; dying;

    Abstract : Even if the treatment of cancer has developed over the last decades 50% of the patients still die of their cancer. The doctor's way of dealing with his and his patient's anxiety must surely be of significance for the treatment the patient receives.In the first part of the thesis earlier studies of physicians' stress and ways of coping are reported. READ MORE

  2. 2. Caring for dying and meeting death the views of Iranian and Swedish nurses and student nurses

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Sedigheh Iranmanesh; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Nursing; Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : Nurses play a principal role in the caring for dying persons and their families. Increasing diversity and globalisation demand culturally sensitive and competent health personnel who have scientifically based knowledge about the universal phenomenon of death and dying. READ MORE

  3. 3. Living with haemodialysis close to death - patients' and close relatives' experiences

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet

    Author : Lena Axelsson; Sophiahemmet Högskola.; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Close relative; Death; Dying; End of life; End-stage renal disease; haemodialysis; Palliative care; Phenomenological-hermeneutics; Qualitative content analysis; Retrospective interviews; Serial interviews; close relative;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis is to generate  understanding and knowledge a bout the experiences of  patients living with haemodialysis, and their close relati ves, near the end of life. In studies I and II we  conducted a series of 31 qualitative interviews over a period of 12 months with 8 severely ill patients  (aged 66–87) treated with haemodialysis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Me-ness and we-ness in a modified everyday life close to death at home

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet

    Author : Ida Carlander (Goliath); Ida Carlander; Ersta Sköndal högskola.; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; life-threatening illness; everyday life; home; identity; self-image; dying; death; family; transition; narrative; interpretive description; secondary analysis;

    Abstract : The overarching aim of this thesis was to describe how family members experienced everyday life with life-threatening illness close to death, with focus on self-image and identity. The thesis comprises four papers, each with a specific aim to illuminate various aspects of the phenomenon under study. READ MORE

  5. 5. When birth turns to loss and grief - experiences, views and care in neonatal end-of-life practice

    University dissertation from Department of Medical Ethics, Lund University

    Author : Anita Lundqvist; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicine human and vertebrates ; Medicin människa och djur ; ideologi; kunskapsteori; metafysik; estetik; Praktisk filosofi; ideology; epistemology; metaphysics; aesthetics; Systematic philosophy; ethics; women’s experience.; Sweden; neonatal; perinatal; Muslim; end-of-life practice; death; Care; dying;

    Abstract : The aim was to describe the neonatal end-of-life practice and illuminate Swedish women's lived experiences of the threat and the reality of their neonate's dying and death as well as the care received. A further aim was to explore Muslim women's view of current Swedish neonatal-end-of-life care. READ MORE