Search for dissertations about: "length of stay"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 121 swedish dissertations containing the words length of stay.

  1. 1. Team-based home rehabilitation after hip fracture in older adults : effects, experiences and impact of dementia

    Author : Åsa Karlsson; Nina Lindelöf; Birgitta Olofsson; Michael Stenvall; Yngve Gustafson; Peter Nordström; Anna Cristina Åberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; hip fracture; geriatrics; dementia; home rehabilitation; interdisciplinary rehabilitation; walking ability; activities of daily living; recovery; length of stay; accidential falls; qualitative; Geriatrics; geriatrik; Orthopaedics; ortopedi;

    Abstract : BACKGROUND: For an older adult a hip fracture may be a traumatic and life-changing event and has shown to be associated with reduced health-related quality of life, disability and increased mortality. Previous rehabilitation studies have often excluded older adults with cognitive impairment and those living in residential care facilities, groups with an additional risk of poor outcome. READ MORE

  2. 2. Consequences of a hip fracture among old people

    Author : Monica Långström Berggren; Yngve Gustafson; Michaael Stenvall; Birgitta Olofsson; Torgeir Bruun Wyller; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Hip fracture; geriatric care; home rehabilitation; interdisciplinary rehabilitation; randomized control trial; accidental falls; complications; cause of death; walking ability; length of stay;

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  3. 3. "In to Stay" : Selling Three-Strip Technicolor and Fashion in the 1930s and 1940s

    Author : Natalie Snoyman; Marina Dahlquist; Lucy Fischer; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; Three-strip Technicolor; fashion; color; consumerism; promotion; fashion history; rayon; film history; American history; modevetenskap; Fashion Studies;

    Abstract : This study investigates the relationship between the fashion and film industries during the classical era between the early 1930s and mid-1940s. It focuses on the three-strip Technicolor process as the binding force upon which these two industries relied in collaborations during that time and looks at technical challenges the new process presented to productions in terms of wardrobe design. READ MORE

  4. 4. Postnatal care - outcomes of various care options in Sweden

    Author : Lotta Ellberg; Ulf Högberg; Viveca Lindh; Ulla Waldenström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Health economics; infant newborn; length of stay; maternal health services; midwife; patient satisfaction; patient readmission; postnatal care; postpartum; Obstetrics and gynaecology; Obstetrik och gynekologi;

    Abstract : Background: In high-income countries, hospital length of stay after a normal birth has gradually decreased correspondingly to length of stay in care of other patients. A short stay provides a greater opportunity for autonomy and an increased sense of participation, but it may involve great challenges satisfying parental guidance as well as on the possibility of preventing, discovering, and treating neonatal medical conditions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Severity of illness versus severity of disease : definitions and applications

    Author : Rosimary Almeida; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Outcome assessment should consist of two basic steps - "selection of a meaningful outcome" and "determination of what caused the outcome". The latter step requires comparisons, and therefore information about the initial status of the patients. READ MORE