Search for dissertations about: "length of in-hospital stay"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 swedish dissertations containing the words length of in-hospital stay.

  1. 1. Eating difficulties in elderly, focusing on patients with stroke

    University dissertation from Department of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University

    Author : Albert Westergren; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; discharge; length of in-hospital stay; malnutrition; energy; alertness; ingestion; deglutition; dysphagia; eating; elderly care; rehabilitation; Nursing care; stroke; Gerontology; Gerontologi;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to describe eating difficulties and interventions to improve eating among elderly patients, especially those with stroke, to make comparisons between patients with dysphagia and those without (Papers I & II), those with and without assisted eating (Paper IV), and to analyse the relation between eating difficulties, nutritional status (Papers II-V), pressure ulcers (Paper IV), length of hospital stay and levels of independent living when discharged (Paper V). Eating difficulties were mainly assessed using structured observations. READ MORE

  2. 2. In-hospital bed occupancy and the emergency department - effects on decisions about the level of care

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Mathias Blom; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; emergency department overcrowding; access block; inpatient admission; unplanned 72h revisits;

    Abstract : Background: Emergency Department (ED) overcrowding occurs when the need for ED services outstrips available resources. Causes have been divided into input, throughput, and output factors, of which the last appear to be the most influential. READ MORE

  3. 3. Health in connection with takotsubo syndrome. Experiences, symptoms and utilization of health care

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Sara Wallström; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; takotsubo syndrome; health; symptoms; health related quality of life; patent reported outcome measurement; person-centered care; cost of illness;

    Abstract : Health is subjective, involves the whole person and cannot be determined by others. It is not merely the absence of disease and illness but a resource in life. Takotsubo syndrome (TS) is a form of acute, reversible heart failure that primarily affects post-menopausal women. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Magnus Sandberg; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2013]
    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. Equality of Access in Health Care

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Author : Katarina Steen Carlsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; financial and time cost; socio-economic variation; hopsital care; concentration index; consumption possibilities; definition; opportunity; equality of access; equity; Social economics; Social ekonomi;

    Abstract : Equality of access may be defined and operationalised in several ways. Paper I, 'Equality of access. Definitions and policy implications', proposes a theoretical outline of possible definitions of equal access, of the policy measures needed to attain equality and of their consequences. READ MORE