Search for dissertations about: "hip fracture"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 128 swedish dissertations containing the words hip fracture.

  1. 1. Fall-Related Hip Fracture Predisposing and Precipitating Factors

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Breiffni Leavy; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Co-existing disease; Epidemiology; Fall circumstances; Hip fracture; In-depth interviews; Mixed methods; Physical activity perceptions; Psychotropic drugs; Qualitative; Orthopaedics; Ortopedi; Epidemiologi; Epidemiology; Geriatrics; Geriatrik; Physiotherapy; Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi;

    Abstract : A physically inactive lifestyle is a predisposing risk factor for fall-related hip fracture. The circumstances, or precipitating factors, surrounding hip fractures are, however, not well understood, a factor of relevance for Swedish adults who have one of the highest hip fracture risks in the world. READ MORE

  2. 2. Patients with Hip Fracture Various aspects of patient safety

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Anna-Karin Gunnarsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Hip fracture; patient safety; nutrition; cranberry; patient involvement; adverse event; elderly; Caring Sciences; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the thesis was to investigate whether patient safety can be improved for patients with hip fracture by nutritional intervention and by pharmacological treatment with cranberry concentrate. Another aim was to describe the patients’ experience of involvement in their care. READ MORE

  3. 3. Life after hip fracture. : Association with dependency in old age and the effects of a group learning programme

    University dissertation from Samhällsmedicin och rehabilitering, Umeå

    Author : Eva Elinge; Umeå universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; aged; 80 and over; hip fracture; cross-sectional study; randomised controlled trial; rehabilitation; occupational therapy; group-learning; activity performance; participation; 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;

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  4. 4. Diseases in the hip - Exploring risk for fracture and osteoarhritis

    University dissertation from Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Cecilie Hongslo Vala; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Hip fracture; Femoral neck fracture; Trochanteric fracture; Osteoporosis; Osteoarthritis; Total hip replacement; Total knee replacement; Farmers; Homogamy; Assortative mating; Bereavement;

    Abstract : Objective: Hip fracture is the most serious condition linked to low bone mass or osteoporosis, and Sweden has one of the highest incidences in the world. The proportion of elderly is increasing in the Swedish population and in the world, and with increased age comes increased incidence for both fragility fracture and osteoarthritis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Hip fracture - Mortality and residual lifetime risk of fractures

    University dissertation from Clinical and Molecular Osteoporosis Research Unit, Clinical Sciences, Malmö

    Author : My von Friesendorff; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; hip fracture; women; men; sex; age; survival; mortality; subsequent fracture; fracture risk; residual lifetime; cause of death; long term;

    Abstract : Hip fracture is the most severe clinical manifestation of bone fragility. Hip fracture predominantly affects an already frail population and is associated with multi-cause morbidity and high mortality. Improved knowledge of long-term outcome is essential in order to improve future care and prevention of both fracture and its complications. READ MORE