Search for dissertations about: "eating difficulties"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 swedish dissertations containing the words eating difficulties.

  1. 1. Communication about eating difficulties after stroke : from the perspectives of patients and professionals in health care

    Author : Eva Carlsson; Anna Ehrenberg; Margareta Ehnfors; Birgitta Sidenvall; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Continuity of care; documentation; eating difficulties; nursing; qualitative interview; record audit; stroke; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing Science;

    Abstract : Stroke is one of the major causes of eating difficulties (EDs). It is one of the leading causes of death and disability and one of the most important factors contributing to health-care costs. READ MORE

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

    Author : Albert Westergren; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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. Understanding Persons with Eating Difficulties and Communication Impairment after Stroke : Patients Experiences and Methodological Issues in Qualitative Interviews

    Author : Eva Carlsson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; communication impairment; eating difficulties; interview; patient experiences; qualitative research; stroke; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing Science;

    Abstract : Difficulties with eating are common after stroke and are often associated with communication problems. Although numerous aspects of dysfunction have been identified, little is known about the experiences of living with eating difficulties after stroke. READ MORE

  4. 4. Disordered eating in a community sample of Swedish adolescent girls

    Author : Njördur Viborg; Institutionen för psykologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; eating disorders; disordered eating; adolescent girls; longitudinal design; community sample;

    Abstract : Previous research has described that disordered eating (DE) is common in adolescents, especially in girls. DE is defined as maladaptive behaviours (e.g., vomiting) and negative attitudes toward eating and one’s body shape, appearance, and weight. READ MORE

  5. 5. Eating situations among women and men post-stroke

    Author : Jörgen Medin; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Eating; stroke; nursing; nutritional status; psychological well-being;

    Abstract : Background: Eating occurs as a frequent activity in everyday life and one common consequence after stroke is the negative impact on the ability to eat. Aim: The overall aim of this study was to explore eating difficulties and experiences among women and men with acute stroke, three and six months after stroke. READ MORE