Search for dissertations about: "dressing changes"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words dressing changes.

  1. 1. Peter Ackroyd and the Borders of Englishness

    Author : Heli Dahlin; Ashleigh Harris; Sheila Ghose; Susana Onega; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Peter Ackroyd; Englishness; literary canon; performativity; normativity; cross-dressing; culture wars; postcolonial melancholia; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : Since the dissolution of the British Empire, anxiety about the loss of Englishness has circulated at various sites of public discourse in Britain: politics, the media, education, culture and literature. This study investigates the configuration and representation of Englishness in Peter Ackroyd’s writing as exemplary of this anxiety. READ MORE

  2. 2. Central venous access devices in patients with haematological malignancies care, complications and home treatment

    Author : Eva Johansson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Central venous access devices; haematological malignancies; dressing changes; self-administration; ambulatory; stem cell collection;

    Abstract : A well functioning central venous access device (CVAD) that will remain in situ free from complications during the entire treatment period, is highly desirable in the management of patients with aggressive haematological malignancies. Unfortunately, such a goal is not likely to be achieved due to the high rate of CVAD-related complications. READ MORE

  3. 3. Elderly patients with slow-healing leg ulcers : An embodied suffering

    Author : Britt Ebbeskog; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Communion; dressing change; elderly care; embodiment; intervention; lived experiences; phenomenological-hermeneutic; prevalence; nursing care; slow-healing wound; suffering and venous leg ulcer.;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate leg and foot ulcer patients, from the perspective of a population in a specific urban area, and to illuminate these individual patients' lived experience of living with slow-healing venous leg ulcers. Study (I) was a survey of chronic leg and foot ulcers and study (II) was a follow-up study of the wound healing rate and an intervention study. READ MORE

  4. 4. Lower Limb Amputation in Patients with Vascular Disease

    Author : Anton Johannesson; Lund Ortopedi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; rehabilitation outcome; prosthetic; mortality; amputation; Incidence; limb;

    Abstract : The current prevalence of persons amputated at transmetatarsal level or higher in Sweden can be estimated to be between 5000 and 5500 persons (approx. 0.06 % of the population). The majority of these are patients with vascular disease (≈ 80%). READ MORE

  5. 5. The Diabetic Foot. Costs, health economic aspects, prevention and quality of life

    Author : Gunnel Ragnarson Tennvall; Socialepidemiologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Social medicine; wound healing; treatment outcome; risk factors; prevention and control; amputation; cost and cost analysis; Socialmedicin; samhällsmedicin;

    Abstract : The overall aims were to investigate the economic consequences of foot complications in diabetic patients, to measure the influence of diabetic foot complications on health-related quality of life (HRQL), and to analyse the cost-effectiveness of interventions to prevent foot ulcers and lower extremity amputations (LEA). The economic consequences of foot ulcers and LEA are large both in a short and a longer perspective. READ MORE