Search for dissertations about: "home thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1296 swedish dissertations containing the words home thesis.

  1. 1. Ergonomics at Home : Design for Safe Living and Home Care

    Author : Jenny Hjalmarson; Tore Johan Larsson; Stefan Lundberg; Lars Nyberg; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Ergonomics; aging; work posture; four-wheeled walker; home care worker; living at home; accessibility;

    Abstract : The home should represent safety and security for the person who lives there, and this is an important factor for independence and autonomy in very old age. With aging populations, the needs for long-term care increase, care provided by spouses and/or from the growing home care sector. Injuries among these groups are common. READ MORE

  2. 2. From novice towards self-care expert : studies of self-care among persons using advanced medical technology at home

    Author : Angelika Fex; Olle Söderhamn; Anna-Christina Ek; Britt-Marie Ternestedt; Högskolan Väst; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Home care services; Self care; Technology; medical; Dependent-care; Health; Hermeneutics; Home dialysis; Home ventilator; Long-term oxygen; Next of kin; Phenomenology; Transition; Egenvård; Medicinsk teknik; Nursing; Omvårdnad; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing science; health; hermeneutics; home dialysis; home ventilator; long-term oxygen; next of kin; phenomenology; transition; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The use of advanced medical technology at home has increased in most industrialized countries. The overall aim of this thesis was to develop knowledge of self-care and transition and issues that influence daily life and health among persons using advanced medical technology at home. READ MORE

  3. 3. Diaspora at Home? : Wartime Mobilities in the Burkina Faso-Côte d'Ivoire Transnational Space

    Author : Jesper Bjarnesen; Sten Hagberg; Mats Utas; Joseph Hellweg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Wartime mobilities; home; transnational space; diaspora; urban anthropology; West Africa; conflict; return; migration; youth; intergenerational relations; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : In the period 1999-2007, more than half a million Burkinabe returned to Burkina Faso due to the persecution of immigrant labourers in neighbouring Côte d’Ivoire. Ultranationalist debates about the criteria for Ivorian citizenship had intensified during the 1990s and led to the scapegoating of immigrants in a political rhetoric centred on notions of autochthony and xenophobia. READ MORE

  4. 4. Home alone : sibling caretakers in León, Nicaragua

    Author : Kjerstin Dahlblom; Lars Dahlgren; Rodolfo Peña; Bengt Höjer; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; sibling caretakers; life skills; school absenteeism; ethnographic approach; children’s participation; children’s rights; developing country; Nicaragua; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : Sibling caretaking, although common across time and cultures, has not been well researched from the carer’s point of view. In Nicaragua, ranked as one of the poorest countries in the Americas, sibling caretaking is common. READ MORE

  5. 5. The (re)construction of home : Unaccompanied children’s and youth’s transition out of care

    Author : Åsa Söderqvist; Yvonne Sjöblom; Pia Bülow; Carin Björngren Cuadra; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; unacccompanied; children; youth; culture; ethnicty; transitions; out-of-home care; home;

    Abstract : This dissertation focuses on how perceptions of ethnicity and culture become meaningful in relation to the transition from care into independent living, studied from unaccompanied youths’, professionals’, and a methodological perspective. The findings from interviews with unaccompanied youth with experience of leaving care showed that thoughts about their ethnic minority background are constantly present in the young men’s lives. READ MORE