Search for dissertations about: "geriatric team"

Found 5 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. 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]

    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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Frail elders´experiences of health A combination of qualitative and quantitative studies with a salutogenic perspective

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Zahra Ebrahimi; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Experiences of health; frail elders; resilience; person-centered care; Salutogenic perspective;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the thesis was to explore experiences of health and its´ influencing factors among frail elders and to evaluate the effect of the intervention Continuum of care for frail elderly people, from the emergency ward to living at home. Studies I and II had a qualitative approach, and aimed to explore frail elders’ experiences with and perceptions on the phenomenon of experiences of health (study I), and to explore and identify influences on frail older adults’ experience of health (study II). READ MORE