Search for dissertations about: "geriatric team"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words geriatric team.

  1. 1. Old people with femoral neck fracture delirium, malnutrition and surgical methods - an intervention program

    University dissertation from Umeå : Kirurgisk och perioperativ vetenskap

    Author : Birgitta Olofsson; Umeå universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; delirium; hip fracture; older people; orthopaedics; internal fixation; arthroplasty cognitive impairment; dementia; nursing; rehabilitation; femoral neck fracture; RCT; intervention; geriatric team; malnutrition; nurses; MEDICINE Surgery Surgical research Orthopaedics; MEDICIN Kirurgi Kirurgisk forskning Ortopedi;

    Abstract : Hip fracture is a global and a growing public health problem. More women than men sustain hip fractures, the incidence increases exponentially with age and mean age is above 80. About one third of hip-fracture patients suffer from dementia and are prone to develop acute confusional state (delirium). READ MORE

  2. 2. Hip fractures among old people their prevalence, consequences and complications, and the evaluation of a multi-factorial intervention program designed to prevent falls and injuries and enhance performance of activities of daily living

    University dissertation from Umeå : Samhällsmedicin och rehabilitering

    Author : Michael Stenvall; Umeå universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; accidental falls; activities of daily living; aged; geriatric medicine; hip fracture; in-hospital; intervention; physiotherapy; randomised controlled trial; rehabilitation; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Geriatrics and medical gerontology; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Geriatrik och medicinsk gerontologi;

    Abstract : The number of old people is growing and will increase future demands on healthcare services for old people. Hip fracture is one of the diagnoses that increases with age and it has become a major problem, both for those suffering a fracture and for society due to the large numbers involved, the morbidity with complications such as falls, functional decline, and the high mortality rate among those affected. READ MORE

  3. 3. Redesigning an emergency department for interprofessional teamwork : a longitudinal evaluation of the impact on patient flow and team behaviour

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset

    Author : Jenny Liu; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2020]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Objective: Crowding in emergency departments (EDs) has negative effects on patients and staff, whereas effective teamwork in healthcare has positive effects. Triage interventions and streaming of specific patient categories are common strategies used by EDs to reduce the negative effects of crowding, but few studies have evaluated interprofessional teamwork as a strategy to reduce ED crowding. READ MORE

  4. 4. Elderly patients undergoing colorectal cancer surgery : can care be further improved?

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society

    Author : Katja Schubert Samuelsson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Introduction: Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the most common malignancies affecting approximately 6 400 new patients/year in Sweden of which 44% are 75 years and older at diagnosis. In order to identify potential predictors for surgical outcome and areas of improvement, this thesis aims to illuminate different aspects in the care of patients aged 75 years and older, undergoing CRC surgery. READ MORE

  5. 5. Dental care of patients with dementia

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, false

    Author : Gunilla Nordenram; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [1997]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Dementia; Alzheimer s disease; cognition; ethical reasoning; ethical principles; advocate; geriatnc dentistry; dental management; elderly; nutrition; treatment need.;

    Abstract : Dental care of patients with dementia. Clinical and ethical considerations Gunilla Nordenram Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Family Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine Huddinge Hospital and School of Dentistry, Division of Geriatric Dentistry, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, ISBN 91-628-2416-3 To establish guidelines for fair and proper oral care for patients with dementia, the following aims were specified: To develop an appropriate method for analysing ethical problems related to the provision of dental care for patients with dementia; to categorize spokesmen's perceptions of the concept of oral comfort for persons with dementia; to assess the potential benefit of dental treatment for persons with dementia; to determine the influence of stage of dementia on the feasible level of treatment; to reveal the patient's individual adaption to dental treatment, irrespective of the dementia-related impairments; to disclose ethical dilemmas in dental management of patients with dementia experienced by hospital dentists and their reasoning in conflict situations. READ MORE