Search for dissertations about: "health promotion approach"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 93 swedish dissertations containing the words health promotion approach.

  1. 1. HEALTH PROMOTION AND HEALTHCARE ARCHITECTURE - Conceptualizations of Health Promotion in relation to Healthcare Building Design

    Author : Elke Miedema; Chalmers tekniska högskola; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; architecture; salutogenics; health promotion; building design; health equity; healthcare facility; health promotive settings; built environment; health behaviour;

    Abstract : Background: Today's healthcare system is under development and reorienting and adapting to embrace a person centred and holistic perspective on health, including a focus on health promotion. This reorientation results in changes in the healthcare models, processes as well as it sets new requirements for healthcare building design. READ MORE

  2. 2. Living with head and neck cancer : a health promotion perspective - a qualitative study

    Author : Margereth Björklund; Högskolan Kristianstad; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Head and neck cancer; public health; health promotion; empowerment; qualitative methods; everyday living; nursing; Huvud-halscancer; folkhälsa; hälsofrämjande; egenmakt; kvalitativa metoder; levda erfarenheter; omvårdnad; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : Background and aim: In society there is a growing awareness that a vital factor for patientswith chronic diseases, such as head and neck cancer (HNC), is how well they are able to function in their every day lives – a common, but often overlooked, public health issue. The overall aim of this thesis is to reach a deeper understanding of living with HNC and to identify the experiences that patients felt promoted their health and well-being. READ MORE

  3. 3. Designing ICT-Supported Health Promoting Communication in Primary Health Care

    Author : Amina Jama Mahmud; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; eHealth; eHealth literacy; empowerment; health communication; health literacy; health promotion; Internet; participatory action research; primary health care;

    Abstract : Increasing lifestyle-related ill health, escalating health care costs, expanding health inequalities within and between nations, and an aging population are challenges facing governments globally. Governments, especially in industrialized countries like Sweden, are investing in health promotion and health communication, especially in ICT-supported health communication as a way to increase health literacy and empowerment at individual and population levels. READ MORE

  4. 4. Enhance your workplace! : a dialogue tool for workplace health promotion with salutogenic approach

    Author : Petra Nilsson; Göran Ejlertsson; Ingemar Andersson; Margareta Troein Töllborn; Lotta Dellve; Högskolan Kristianstad; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; workplace health promotion; Salutogenesis; Sense of Coherence; Work Experience Measurement Scale; Specific Enhancing Resources; questionnaire process; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to develop and make a quality assessment of a tool, which includes a questionnaire and a dialogue process that could be useful for workplace health promotion from a salutogenic point of view. The studies have been performed within two health care organizations between 2005 and 2009, together with hospital staff. READ MORE

  5. 5. Health promotion and fall prevention for older people : impact, relevance and economic justification for decision making in a municipality context

    Author : Saranda Bajraktari; Marlene Sandlund; Magnus Zingmark; Erik Rosendahl; Beatrice Pettersson; Erja Portegijs; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Older people; health promotion; primary prevention; falls prevention; digital health; mHealth; healthy ageing; self-management; reach; cost-effectiveness; self-reported health outcomes; knowledge translation; impact; Public health; folkhälsa; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : Background: The proportion of older people is increasing and calls for a shift towards proactive approaches to support healthy ageing. The evidence base on health-promoting and preventive interventions (HPP) is promising in terms of maintaining health in older people, but for such interventions to have an impact on population health, translation of evidence to practice is crucial. READ MORE