Search for dissertations about: "elder"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 swedish dissertations containing the word elder.

  1. 1. Pheochromocytoma and abdominal paraganglioma : Clinical and genetic aspects

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Surgical Science

    Author : Elisabet Edström Elder; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pheochromocytomas; abdominal paragangliomas; RET; MEN 2A; tumour development; chromosome 1; comparative genomic hybridisation; in situ hybridization; loss of heterozygosity.;

    Abstract : Pheochromocytomas and abdominal paragangliomas are rare catecholamine producing tumours arising from sympathoadrenal paraganglia located within and outside of the adrenal medulla, respectively. The great majority of tumours are benign and cured by surgery. READ MORE

  2. 2. Capturing change : The practice of Malian photography, 1930s-1990s

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Tanya Elder; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; African photography; situated practice; bricoleur; indigenous technology; assimilation and adaptation; media technology; Mali; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This study follows the evolution of three distinct photographic practices in Mali. It focuses on indigenous photographers in the towns of Segou, Mopti and Kayes. The first practice beginning in the 1930's, is studio photography. READ MORE

  3. 3. Everyday Knowledge in Elder Care An Ethnographic Study of Care Work

    University dissertation from Jönköping : School of Health Sciences

    Author : Ulrika Börjesson; Högskolan i Jönköping.; Högskolan i Jönköping.; Högskolan i Jönköping.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; ethnography; knowledge; care work; elder care;

    Abstract : This dissertation is about how knowledge is constructed in interactions and what knowledge entails in practical social work. It is about how a collective can provide a foundation for the construction and development of knowledge through the interactions contextualized in this study on Swedish elder care, organized by the municipality. READ MORE

  4. 4. Does Anybody Care? Public and Private Responsibilities in Swedish Eldercare 1940-2000

    University dissertation from Umeå : Ekonomisk historia

    Author : Helene Brodin; Umeå universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic history; eldercare; elder care; elder; elderly; care; informal care; gender; gender division of labour; unpaid labour; housework; domestic work; welfare; welfare state; social policy; discourse; discourse analysis; institutional change; policy change; Ekonomisk historia; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects Economic history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Ekonomisk historia; ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : Since the 1980s, practically all of the western welfare states have developed social policies, which aim at shifting the responsibilities for welfare services from the state to the family, the civil society or to the market. In Sweden, this political transformation has particularly hit the public eldercare. READ MORE

  5. 5. Elder abuse through a prism of perceptions perspectives of potential witnesses

    University dissertation from Umeå : Omvårdnad

    Author : Christen Erlingsson; Umeå universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; elder abuse; Delphi technique; focus groups; narrative analysis; risk indicators; ageism; victim blaming; shame; power; compassion; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Nursing; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to deepen understanding of elder abuse (EA) by exploring and comparing perceptions held by experts, older persons, representatives of potential support organizations, and family members. Experts’ perspectives (I) were examined through risk indicators and screening questions (a) located in EA literature and (b) selected by an international Delphi panel. READ MORE