Search for dissertations about: "home assessments"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 60 swedish dissertations containing the words home assessments.

  1. 1. Mobile systems for monitoring Parkinson's disease

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Mevludin Memedi; Högskolan Dalarna.; Örebro universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; PAULINA - Uppföljning av Parkinsonsymptom från hemmet; PAULINA - Uppföljning av Parkinsonsymptom från hemmet; automatic assessments; data visualization; data-driven modelling; home assessments; information technology; mobile computing; objective measures; Parkinson’s disease; quantitative assessments; remote monitoring; spirography; symptom severity; tapping tests; telemedicine; telemetry; time series analysis; web technology.; Information technology; Informationsteknologi; Datavetenskap; Computer Science; web technology;

    Abstract : A challenge for the clinical management of Parkinson's disease (PD) is the large within- and between-patient variability in symptom profiles as well as the emergence of motor complications which represent a significant source of disability in patients. This thesis deals with the development and evaluation of methods and systems for supporting the management of PD by using repeated measures, consisting of subjective assessments of symptoms and objective assessments of motor function through fine motor tests (spirography and tapping), collected by means of a telemetry touch screen device. READ MORE

  2. 2. Stroke rehabilitation: A randomized controlled study in the home setting; Functioning and costs

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Ann Björkdahl; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; rehabilitation; ADL; cost; home; caregiver; outcome; adaptation; occupational therapy;

    Abstract : Aim: The purpose of the thesis was to describe and evaluate different aspects of rehabilitation after discharge for persons of working age after stroke. Aims were to compare an approach of support, information and training in the home setting with ordinary outpatient rehabilitation at the clinic and to describe the costs and factors influencing the costs. READ MORE

  3. 3. Experiences and outcomes of systematic preventive work to reduce malnutrition, falls and pressure ulcers in nursing home residents

    University dissertation from Jönköping : Jönköping University, School of Health and Welfare

    Author : Christina Lannering; Högskolan i Jönköping.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Nursing homes; prevention; malnutrition; falls; pressure ulcers; patient safety; assessments; quality registers; quality of care;

    Abstract : Background: Older people living in nursing homes are at a high risk of becoming malnourished, falling and developing pressure ulcers. In Sweden the national quality registry Senior Alert was developed to support prevention in these areas. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mobile systems for monitoring Parkinson's disease

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Mevludin Memedi; Högskolan Dalarna.; Örebro universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; E-MOTIONS; Beslutsstöd för Parkinsonbehandling; Home assessments; Parkinson s disease; mobile computing technology; e-diary; discrete wavelet transform; principal component analysis; Information technology; Informationsteknologi; Parkinson‟s disease;

    Abstract : This thesis presents the development and evaluation of IT-based methods and systems for supporting assessment of symptoms and enabling remote monitoring of Parkinson‟s disease (PD) patients. PD is a common neurological disorder associated with impaired body movements. READ MORE

  5. 5. Talking trouble : Institutionality and Identity in a Youth detention Home

    University dissertation from Linköping : Dept. of Child Studies

    Author : Karin Osvaldsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; assessment talk; social identity; institutionality; discursive practice; youth detention home; särskilda ungdomshem; samtalsanalys; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This study explores talk, and what talking may amount to, in terms of social organization. It was carried out in a Swedish Youth Detention Home specializing in assessments. The analyses draw on conversational data from multiparty conferences, so-called network meetings, involving the assessment of ten girls/young women. READ MORE