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

Showing result 1 - 5 of 48 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

    Author : Eva Jakobsson; Högskolan i Skövde; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; End-of-life; end-of-life care; demographics; social conditions; health care utilization; places of death; clinical problems; turning point; Nursing; Omvårdnad; Humanities and Social sciences; Humaniora-samhällsvetenskap;

    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

    Author : Heléne Eriksson; Maria Friedrichsen; Katarina Hjelm; Anna Milberg; Anette Alvariza; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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

    Author : Carina Werkander Harstäde; Åsa Roxberg; Birgitta Andershed; David Brunt; Unni Lindström; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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. End-of-life care in a Swedish county - patterns of demographic and social conditions, clinical problems and health care use

    Author : Eva Jakobsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : end-of-life; end-of-life care; demographics; social conditions; health care utlization; places of death; clinical problems; turning point;

    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

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

    Author : Gunilla Lundquist; Bertil Axelsson; Peter Strang; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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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