Search for dissertations about: "elderly neglected"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words elderly neglected.

  1. 1. Cardiac arrest with emphasis on comorbidity and choice of treatment in acute coronary syndrome in the elderly

    Author : Geir Hirlekar; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cardiac arrest; Elderly; Comorbidity; NSTE-ACS;

    Abstract : Background and aim: More data is required on survival and neurological outcome after in-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA) in the elderly. The influence of comorbidity is often neglected in cardiac arrest research, particularly after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). READ MORE

  2. 2. Fragility fractures in fragile people : epidemiology of the age quake

    Author : Ulrica Bergström; Håkan Jonsson; Ulrika Pettersson; Hans Stenlund; Karl Obrant; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Fragility; fractures; elderly; epidemiology; age quake; population based; Vitamin D.; Orthopaedics; Ortopedi; Orthopaedics; ortopedi;

    Abstract : Osteoporosis-related fracture is already today a major public health problem and the number of hip fractures is expected to double to 2030. Sweden has one of the highest hip fracture incidences worldwide. This may be explained by several factors: e.g. READ MORE

  3. 3. Dementia and other mental disorders among 95-year olds

    Author : Anne Börjesson-Hanson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : nonagenarians; 95-year-olds; dementia; Alzheimer?s disease; vascular dementia; depression; anxiety; psychotic; paranoid ideation; cognitive function; mortality; population attributable risk; population study; prevalence; epidemiology; oldest old; very elderly;

    Abstract : The aims of this study were to estimate the prevalence of mental disorders and age related differences in the very elderly. In addition, five-year mortality after age 95 in relation to dementia and cognitive function in non-demented, was examined. READ MORE

  4. 4. Swallowing dysfunction among older people in short-term care : prevalence, effect of intervention, and risk of mortality

    Author : Patricia Hägglund; Eva Levring Jäghagen; Per Wester; Mary Hägg; Karin Brunnegård; Per Östberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : swallowing disorder; dysphagia; elderly care; intermediate care; undernutrition; oral health; treatment; rehabilitation; quality of life; mortality risk; survival;

    Abstract : Objectives: Swallowing dysfunction (dysphagia) is a common, but often neglected condition among geriatric patients that can cause severe complications such as malnutrition, aspiration pneumonia and death. The aims of this thesis were to (i) describe the study design and method of the multidisciplinary and multicenter project SOFIA (Swallowing function, Oral health, and Food Intake in old Age), (ii) study the prevalence of and the relationship between swallowing dysfunction and risk of undernutrition among older individuals in short-term care, (iii) study the effect of oral neuromuscular training on swallowing dysfunction among older individuals, and (iv) to investigate the association between poor oral health, swallowing dysfunction and mortality. READ MORE

  5. 5. Injuries are not accidents! : an emergency-department population-based epidemiological study of injuries with special reference to trauma recidivism hip fractures and geriatric falls

    Author : Fredrik Röding; Ulrica Bergström; Marie Lindkvist; Jack Lysholm; Per Morberg; Olle Svensson; Sari Ponzer; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; injury; population; fractures; contusions; sprains; fall injuries; Orthopaedics; ortopedi;

    Abstract : Injury is a major public health problem. In rich countries fall injures now kill more people than all other injury mechanisms together, because of global ageing and large-scale sustainable injury prevention programs for all other injury mechanisms but falls. READ MORE