Search for dissertations about: "dissertation on stroke rehabilitation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 40 swedish dissertations containing the words dissertation on stroke rehabilitation.

  1. 1. Virtual Rehabilitation - Implications for Persons with Stroke

    Author : Jurgen Broeren; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; haptics; Neglect; Outcome Measures; Paresis; Rehabilitation; Stroke; Virtual Reality;

    Abstract : Aims: The purpose of this thesis was to investigate the effects of Virtual Reality technology and haptics for stroke rehabilitation. Aims were to assess motor training in the so called chronic phase after stroke and to evaluate whether any improvement detected in the VR environment is reflected in daily life. READ MORE

  2. 2. Eating difficulties in elderly, focusing on patients with stroke

    University dissertation from Department of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University

    Author : Albert Westergren; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; discharge; length of in-hospital stay; malnutrition; energy; alertness; ingestion; deglutition; dysphagia; eating; elderly care; rehabilitation; Nursing care; stroke; Gerontology; Gerontologi;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to describe eating difficulties and interventions to improve eating among elderly patients, especially those with stroke, to make comparisons between patients with dysphagia and those without (Papers I & II), those with and without assisted eating (Paper IV), and to analyse the relation between eating difficulties, nutritional status (Papers II-V), pressure ulcers (Paper IV), length of hospital stay and levels of independent living when discharged (Paper V). Eating difficulties were mainly assessed using structured observations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Late Neuropsychiatric Consequences of Stroke in the Elderly

    University dissertation from Department of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University

    Author : Thomas Lindén; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Epidemiology; Cerebrovascular Disorders; Rehabilitation; Dementia; Perceptual Disorders; Depression; Depressive Disorders; Activities of Daily Living; Health Care Costs; Stroke;

    Abstract : Cognitive impairments and depression have considerable impacts on rehabilitation, quality of life and mortality after stroke. The understanding of cognitive and mood impairments in old and, in particular, very old stroke patients is not sufficient. READ MORE

  4. 4. Activity and participation long term after stroke

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Anna Norlander; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Assessment instruments; ICF; Leisure activities; Long-term; Participation; Predictors; Rehabilitation; Social activities; Stroke; Qualitative Research;

    Abstract : Background and aim: As an increasing number of people are living and ageing with the consequences of stroke, the rehabilitation and support provided for this group needs to have a long-term perspective. Moreover, to prevent long-term activity limitations and participation restrictions after stroke, increased knowledge is needed regarding how engagement in different types of activities develops beyond the first years of recovery and adaptation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Functioning after stroke An application of the International Classification of Functioning,Disability and Health (ICF)

    University dissertation from Jönköping : School of Health Sciences

    Author : Beatrix Algurén; Högskolan i Jönköping.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Assessment; disability; functioning; health-related quality of life; ICF; longitudinal; multidisciplinary; Rasch; stroke; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Nursing; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : Objective. The overall aim of this thesis was to evaluate the biopsychosocial consequences after stroke and test the validity of the ICF Core Sets for Stroke during one year post-stroke.Material and Methods. READ MORE