Search for dissertations about: "informal caregiver"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 25 swedish dissertations containing the words informal caregiver.

  1. 1. Family caregiving for persons with heart failure : Perspectives of family caregivers, persons with heart failure and registered nurses

    Author : Annelie K Gusdal; Lene Martin; Karin Josefsson; Eva Thors Adolfsson; Anna Strömberg; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Attitudes; cardiovascular nursing; caregiving; content analysis; family; family caregiver; family-centered nursing; family systems theory; heart failure; informal caregiver; interview; intervention; older person; pretest-posttest design; questionnaire; web survey; Anhörigvårdare; attityder; familj; familjecentrerad omvårdnad; frågeformulär; före- och efter design; hjärtsvikt; informell vårdgivare; innehållsanalys; intervention; intervju; kardiovaskulär omvårdnad; webbenkät; äldre person; Care Sciences; vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : Heart failure is a growing public health problem associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Family support positively affects outcomes for the person with heart failure while also leading to caregiver burden. Registered nurses have a key role in supporting and meeting the needs of family caregivers. READ MORE

  2. 2. Life After a Stroke Event : With Special Reference to Aspects on Prognosis, Health and Municipality Care Utilization, and Life Satisfaction Among Patients and Their Informal Caregivers

    Author : Lena Olai; Kurt Svärdsudd; Marianne Omne-Pontén; Lars Borgquist; Mai-Lis Hellénius; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; stroke; older age; prognosis; care utilization; life situation; informal caregiver; health problems; survival; hazard; nursing; Family medicine; Allmänmedicin; Vårdvetenskap; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : Objectives. The aim of this thesis was to study the prognosis, health care utilization and health situation in stroke patients, and informal caregiver burden during the first post-stroke year. Material and methods. READ MORE

  3. 3. Carers in the Welfare State : On Informal Care and Support for Carers in Sweden

    Author : Magnus Jegermalm; Mats Thorslund; Jan-Håkan Hansson; Julia Twigg; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Informal care; support; old age care; Social work; Socialt arbete;

    Abstract : The general aim of this dissertation is to describe and analyse patterns of informal care and support for carers in Sweden. One specific aim is to study patterns of informal care from a broad population perspective in terms of types of care and types of carer. READ MORE

  4. 4. Case management for frail older people. Effects on healthcare utilisation, cost in relation to utility, and experiences of the intervention

    Author : Magnus Sandberg; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Intervention Studies; Hospitalisation; Informal Caregiver; Case Management; Content Analysis; Registries; Healthcare Utilisation; Frail Elderly; Complex intervention; Healthcare Costs;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate healthcare utilisation patterns and to explore the effects of a case management intervention for frail older people on healthcare utilisation and costs in relation to utility. A further aim was to explore the older people’s and case managers’ experiences of the intervention. READ MORE

  5. 5. Stroke in the Long Term. Prognosis, comorbidity, disability, readmission, and the caregiver perspective

    Author : Stefan Sennfält; Lund Neurologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Strokeuppföljning; Ischemisk stroke; Hjärnblödning; Samsjuklighet; Anhöriga; Återinläggning; Stroke Outcome; Ischemic Stroke; Intracerebral Haemorrhage; Comorbidity; Informal Caregivers; Readmission;

    Abstract : Background: Stroke is a major cause of mortality and disability. Prognosis is constantly evolving and is affected by multiple factors, many of which have not previously been thoroughly analyzed. READ MORE