Search for dissertations about: "hospitalisation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 98 swedish dissertations containing the word hospitalisation.

  1. 1. Delirium during Hospitalisation Incidence, Risk Factors, Early Signs and Patients' Experiences of Being Delirious

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Gill Sörensen Duppils; Uppsala universitet.; Högskolan Dalarna.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Nursing; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Omvårdnad; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences; Nursing; delirium; Acute confusional state; hip surgery; hip fracture; replacement surgery; cognitive function; MMSE; Follow-up; health-related quality of life; HRQOL; SF-36; Omvårdnad; Delirium i samband med höftfraktur;

    Abstract : Delirium is common among old patients admitted to hospital, but is often a neglected problem in patient care. The principal aim of this thesis was to evaluate aspects of delirium in relation to incidence, risk factors, behavioural changes, cognitive function and health-related quality of life (HRQOL). READ MORE

  2. 2. Effects of Clinical Pharmacists' Interventions on Drug-Related Hospitalisation and Appropriateness of Prescribing in Elderly Patients

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ulrika Gillespie; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Drug-related problems; medication review; appropriateness of prescribing; quality of prescribing; hospitalisation; pharmacist; clinical pharmacy; inter-professional relationships; collaboration; medication error; medication reconciliation; multidose-dispensed medications; prescription errors; transition of care; Pharmaceutical Science; Farmaceutisk vetenskap;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to evaluate clinical pharmacist interventions with the focus on methods aiming to improve the quality of drug therapy and increase patient safety. Adverse drug events caused by medication errors, suboptimal dosages and inappropriate prescribing are common causes of drug-related morbidity and mortality. READ MORE

  3. 3. Heart Failure Management in the Elderly. Focus on Health Economics and Quality of Life

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Charles Cline; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Kardiovaskulära systemet; elderly; Cardiovascular system; Heart failure; hospitalisation; health economics; compliance; quality of life; ACE inhibitor.; management programme;

    Abstract : The incidence and prevalence of heart failure (HF) has increased successively over the past decade. Mortality and morbidity is high. It is the most common cause of hospitalisation in the elderly and has been estimated to account for 1-3% of health care costs in many countries. There is a need therefore, to improve care for HF patients. READ MORE

  4. 4. Delirium after cardiac surgery risk factors, assessment methods and costs

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Nina Smulter; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cardiac surgery; Cardiopulmonary bypass; Consequences; Delirium; Detection; Documentation; Economical aspect; Hospitalisation; Risk factors; Screening scales; Thoracic and Cardivascular Suregery; kirurgi; särskilt thoraxkirurgi; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : Background: Cardiac surgery is considered safe, but postoperative delirium (POD) remains frequently reported. Delirium is characterised by fluctuations in consciousness and cognition, and can be subdivided into disturbed psychomotoric activity (hyperactive and hypoactive) and psychiatric symptom profiles (psychotic and emotional). READ MORE

  5. 5. Physical activity among patients with cardiovascular disease : a predictor of hospital care utilisation and mortality in clinical work

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Gymnastik och Idrottshögskolan, GIH

    Author : Amanda Ek; GIH. Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan; [2020]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cardiovascular disease; Physical exercise; Sedentary behaviour; Physical activity; Survival; Mortality; Hospitalisation; Cardiology Service; Guideline adherence; Medicin Teknik; Medicine Technology;

    Abstract : Guidelines highlight the importance of physical activity (PA) in secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) within the healthcare sector. Previous studies have mainly focused on the effects of PA at moderate-vigorous intensity performed within exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation (CR). READ MORE