Search for dissertations about: "delirium"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 swedish dissertations containing the word delirium.

  1. 1. Delirium during Hospitalisation : Incidence, Risk Factors, Early Signs and Patients' Experiences of Being Delirious

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Gill Sörensen Duppils; [2003]
    Keywords : delirium; Acute confusional state; hip surgery; hip fracture; replacement surgery; cognitive function; MMSE; Follow-up; health-related quality of life; HRQOL; SF-36; Delirium i samband med höftfraktur;

    Abstract : Delirium is common among old patients admitted to hospital, but is often a neglected problem in patient care. The principal aim of this thesis was to evaluate aspects of delirium in relation to incidence, risk factors, behavioural changes, cognitive function and health-related quality of life (HRQOL). READ MORE

  2. 2. Delirium during Hospitalisation Incidence, Risk Factors, Early Signs and Patients' Experiences of Being Delirious

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Gill Sörensen Duppils; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Nursing; delirium; Acute confusional state; hip surgery; hip fracture; replacement surgery; cognitive function; MMSE; Follow-up; health-related quality of life; HRQOL; SF-36; Omvårdnad; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Nursing; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Omvårdnad; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : Delirium is common among old patients admitted to hospital, but is often a neglected problem in patient care. The principal aim of this thesis was to evaluate aspects of delirium in relation to incidence, risk factors, behavioural changes, cognitive function and health-related quality of life (HRQOL). READ MORE

  3. 3. Delirium after cardiac surgery risk factors, assessment methods and costs

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Nina Smulter; Karl Gunnar Engström; Birgitta Olofsson; Micael Appelblad; Staffan Svenmarker; Henrik Bjursten; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cardiac surgery; Cardiopulmonary bypass; Consequences; Delirium; Detection; Documentation; Economical aspect; Hospitalisation; Risk factors; Screening scales; Thoracic and Cardivascular Suregery; kirurgi; särskilt thoraxkirurgi; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : Background: Cardiac surgery is considered safe, but postoperative delirium (POD) remains frequently reported. Delirium is characterised by fluctuations in consciousness and cognition, and can be subdivided into disturbed psychomotoric activity (hyperactive and hypoactive) and psychiatric symptom profiles (psychotic and emotional). READ MORE

  4. 4. Acute confusional state (delirium) clinical studies in hip-fracture and stroke patients

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Yngve Gustafson; Gösta Bucht; Bengt Winblad; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Acute confusional state; delirium; elderly; stroke; femoral neck fractures; acetylcholine; cortisol;

    Abstract : Acute confusional state (ACS) or delirium according to DSM-III-R holds a central position in the medicine of old age. ACS is a common and sometimes the only symptom of diseases and medical complications in the elderly patient. READ MORE

  5. 5. Delirium in older people after cardiac surgery risk factors, dementia, patients’ experiences and assessments

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Helena Claesson Lingehall; Birgitta Olofsson; Elisabeth Lindahl; Yngve Gustafson; Karl Gunnar Engström; Anna-Karin Edberg; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cardiac surgery; Cardiovascular disease; Delirium; Dementia; Nursing; Older people; Patients’ experiences; Perioperative period; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : Background:Delirium is common in older people undergoing cardiac surgery. Delirium is an acute or subacute neuro-psychiatric syndrome, characterized by a change in cognition, disturbances in consciousness; it fluctuates, develops over a short period of time and always has an underlying cause. READ MORE