Search for dissertations about: "dementia 2019"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 31 swedish dissertations containing the words dementia 2019.

  1. 1. Biochemical markers in dementia - Exploring Swedish registry data and the human proteome

    Author : Tobias Skillbäck; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Biomarkers; Dementia; Alzheimer s disease; Vascular dementia; Creutzfeldt Jakob disease; Lewy body dementia; Frontotemporal dementia; Parkinson s disease dementia;

    Abstract : Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) biomarkers of neurodegenerative diseases have a wide scope of applications in diagnostics, prognosis assessment, disease staging, treatment evaluation and more. In this PhD project we aimed to expand the understanding of the properties of known CSF biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and other neurodegenerative diseases, including the most prevalent dementia disorders. READ MORE

  2. 2. Dementia management in European primary care

    Author : Ferdinando Petrazzuoli; Allmänmedicin och samhällsmedicin; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; dementia; mild cognitive impairment; Grounded Theory; Demens; lindrig kognitiv svikt; grundad teori;

    Abstract : Background: Around 50 million people worldwide have dementia and the prevalence is expected to increase to 152 million by 2050. According to the WHO, dementia is a priority health policy issue. READ MORE

  3. 3. Recognition of dementia with Lewy bodies. Prevalence of core signs, medical treatments and survival in Swedish nursing homes and short-term homes

    Author : Iris Zahirovic; Klinisk minnesforskning; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; DEMENTIA; Dementia care; Lewy Body Disease; Geriatric Medicine; Neurocognitive disorders; Antipsychotic Agents therapeutic use; Survival; Prevalence of symptoms;

    Abstract : Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) is an underdiagnosed neurocognitive disorder thatincludes several complex neurological and psychological signs, which are challenging toclinical diagnostics. The recognition of this neurocognitive disorder should beimproved because people with DLB exhibit a good treatment response to anti-dementiamedications but experience severe adverse events if treated with anti-psychoticmedicine. READ MORE

  4. 4. Exercise and team rehabilitation in older people with dementia : applicability, motivation and experiences

    Author : Anna Sondell; Erik Rosendahl; Nina Lindelöf; Karin Hellström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Dementia; Exercise; Rehabilitation; Residential Facilities; Postural Balance; Frail Elderly; Motivation; physiotherapy; fysioterapi;

    Abstract : The world’s population is aging. With the growing population of older people, dementia disorders are becoming increasingly common. Dementia disorders are progressive and include impairments in cognitive and physical function, which lead to increased risks of inactivity, falls, fractures, and comorbidity. READ MORE

  5. 5. Neighbourhood nursing : connection, place and meaning in the everyday experience of dementia

    Author : Elzana Odzakovic; Ingrid Hellström; Agneta Kullberg; Richard Ward; Annica Kihlgren; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; dementia; living alone; neighbourhood; neighbourhood nursing; social connections;

    Abstract : Background: Recent policy is marked by a shift towards enabling people with dementia to remain at home and in their neighbourhoods, yet little is known about the wider perspective of neighbourhood as an everyday place of connection, practice and meaning in the lives of people with experience of dementia.  Aims: The aim of this thesis is twofold. READ MORE