Search for dissertations about: "end-of-life care"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 39 swedish dissertations containing the words end-of-life care.

  1. 1. End-of-life care in a Swedish county : patterns of demographic and social conditions, clinical problems and health care use

    University dissertation from Göteborgs Unversitet, Institute of Health Care Sciences

    Author : Eva Jakobsson; Högskolan i Skövde.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Nursing; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Omvårdnad; Humanities and Social sciences; Humaniora-samhällsvetenskap; End-of-life; end-of-life care; demographics; social conditions; health care utilization; places of death; clinical problems; turning point; end-of-life; health care utlization;

    Abstract : There is broad consensus in both international and national policy statements that care provided at end-of-life should be different from care provided during other periods of life. There is a need for comprehensive knowledge about the broad population of individuals who access the public health care system during the last period of life. READ MORE

  2. 2. End of Life Stroke Care : perspectives of health-care professionals and family members

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Heléne Eriksson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : IntroductionEven though medical improvements have reduced the mortality rates for patients afflicted by stroke, mortality during the first few days at hospital is significant. Today, there is an increasing recognition that the principles of palliative and supportive care are important components of meeting the needs of patients severely afflicted by stroke even in acute settings. READ MORE

  3. 3. Guilt and shame in end-of-life care the next-of-kin's perspectives

    University dissertation from Växjö, Kalmar : Linnaeus University Press

    Author : Carina Werkander Harstäde; Linnéuniversitetet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; end-of-life care; guilt; hermeneutics; next-of-kin; relatives; secondary analysis; semantic concept analysis; shame; Vårdvetenskap; Caring Science;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim of the thesis was to explore and describe the concepts of guilt and shame and gain a greater understanding of the next-of-kin’s experiences of guilt and shame in end-of-life care.Methods: Study I was a qualitative secondary analysis of 47 interviews with next-of-kin searching for experiences of guilt and shame. READ MORE

  4. 4. Breakpoint communication about transition to end-of-life care : context, content and consequences

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Gunilla Lundquist; Umeå universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; communication; end-of-life care; cancer; transition; medical record study; register study; onkologi; Oncology;

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  5. 5. Dignity in the end of life care what does it mean to older people and staff in nursing homes?

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Lise-Lotte Dwyer; Ersta Sköndal högskola.; Örebro universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing Science;

    Abstract : The discussion of a palliative care and a dignified death has almost exclusively been applied to people dying of cancer. As people are getting older and are living longer, nursing homes have become an important place for end-of-life care and death. Dignity is a concept often used in health care documents but their meaning is rarely clarified. READ MORE