Search for dissertations about: "failure frequency"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 163 swedish dissertations containing the words failure frequency.

  1. 1. Living with heart failure : effects of an educational programme on patients and family members

    Author : Caroline Löfvenmark; Anne-Cathrine Mattiasson; Magnus Edner; Ewa Billing; Inger Ekman; Sophiahemmet Högskola; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Chronic heart failure; Social support; Educational programme; Family members; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; chronic heart failure;

    Abstract : Chronic heart failure (CHF) is a syndrome with various underlying causes and when an individual is diagnosed with CHF it affects daily life of both him/her and family members. An educational programme may have the capability to increase the knowledge and understanding of family members and improve their possibility to support the patient with CHF. READ MORE

  2. 2. Thirst in Patients with Heart Failure : Description of thirst dimensions and associated factors with thirst

    Author : Nana Waldréus; Tiny Jaarsma; Robert Hahn; Anna Forsberg; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Heart failure; thirst; fluid restriction; thirst intensity; thirst distress; thirst frequency; thirst quality; dehydration; symptom management;

    Abstract : Introduction: Nurses and other health care professionals meet patients with heart failure (HF) who report they are thirsty. Thirst is described by the patients as a concern, and it is distressing. READ MORE

  3. 3. Causes and treatment of chronic respiratory failure : experience of a national register

    Author : Torbjörn Gustafson; Kerstin Ström; Karl Franklin; Kjell Torén; Kurt Boman; Leif Bjermer; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : Internal medicine; Invärtesmedicin; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; pulmonary fibrosis; kyphoscoliosis; respiratory failure; sex; smoking; occupation; survival; long-term oxygen therapy; mechanical ventilation; lungmedicin; Lung Medicine;

    Abstract : Long-term oxygen therapy (LTOT) or home mechanical ventilation (HMV) can improve survival time in chronic respiratory failure. A national quality register could be an aid to identifying risk markers and optimizing therapy for respiratory failure. READ MORE

  4. 4. VAR Models, Cointegration and Mixed-Frequency Data

    Author : Sebastian Ankargren; Johan Lyhagen; Yukai Yang; Gregor Kastner; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; vector error correction; small open economy; mixed-frequency data; Bayesian; steady state; nowcasting; state-space model; large VARs; simulation smoothing; factor stochastic volatility; R; Statistics; Statistik;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of five papers that study two aspects of vector autoregressive (VAR) modeling: cointegration and mixed-frequency data.Paper I develops a method for estimating a cointegrated VAR model under restrictions implied by the economy under study being a small open economy. READ MORE

  5. 5. Aspects of heart failure development and prevention in women

    Author : Anna-Karin Halldin; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Women; Heart failure; Obesity; Physical activity; Population study; Risk factor; Prevention; Mental stress; Serum triglycerides; Serum cholesterol;

    Abstract : Heart failure (HF) is a severe progressive condition. Women more often are older and suffer from heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF), contrasting to men who more often are younger and suffer from heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF). READ MORE