Search for dissertations about: "multidisciplinary health units"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words multidisciplinary health units.

  1. 1. Functioning after stroke : An application of the International Classification of Functioning,Disability and Health (ICF)

    Author : Beatrix Algurén; Lennart Christensson; Lotta Widén Holmqvist; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Assessment; disability; functioning; health-related quality of life; ICF; longitudinal; multidisciplinary; Rasch; stroke; Nursing; Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : Objective. The overall aim of this thesis was to evaluate the biopsychosocial consequences after stroke and test the validity of the ICF Core Sets for Stroke during one year post-stroke. Material and Methods. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exploring patient safety in home healthcare : a resilience engineering approach

    Author : Marléne Lindblad; Mirjam Ekstedt; Maria Flink; Maria Unbeck; Peta Sjölander; Henning Boje Andersen; Ersta Sköndal Bräcke högskola; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Patient safety; Home healthcare; Teknik och hälsa; Technology and Health; patient safety; home healthcare;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the thesis is to increase knowledge and understanding of patient safety in home healthcare.This thesis has an explorative mixed-methods design, with both qualitative (Papers І and ІІ) and quantitative (Papers ІІІ, ІV and V) methods. Data for Papers І and ІІ were collected at three specialised home healthcare units. READ MORE

  3. 3. A multidisciplinary approach: geophysics, hydrochemistry and hydrometeorology for addressing water security in semiarid alluvial fans

    Author : Andres Gonzales; Teknisk geologi; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Geophysical methods; Hydrochemistry; Hydrometeorology; Bolivia; Alluvial fan;

    Abstract : Water security offers to the local population an adequate quality and quantity of water for health, economy, livelihoods and ecosystems. Hence, achieving basic levels of water security should be a priority in areas where access to fresh water is scarce. READ MORE

  4. 4. Early risk assessment of long-term sick leave among patients in primary health care : risk factors, assessment tools, multidisciplinary intervention, and patients’ views on sick leave conclusion

    Author : Anna-Sophia von Celsing; Thorne Wallman; Sören Brage; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : sick leave; sick leave conclusion; return to work; risk factors; assessment tool; multidisciplinary intervention; risk assessment; gut feeling; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : Background. Long-term sick leave is one of the main risk factors for permanent exit out of the labour market. The longer the duration of sickness absence, the less likely sick leave conclusion.Objectives and Methods. READ MORE

  5. 5. Swallowing dysfunction among older people in short-term care : prevalence, effect of intervention, and risk of mortality

    Author : Patricia Hägglund; Eva Levring Jäghagen; Per Wester; Mary Hägg; Karin Brunnegård; Per Östberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : swallowing disorder; dysphagia; elderly care; intermediate care; undernutrition; oral health; treatment; rehabilitation; quality of life; mortality risk; survival;

    Abstract : Objectives: Swallowing dysfunction (dysphagia) is a common, but often neglected condition among geriatric patients that can cause severe complications such as malnutrition, aspiration pneumonia and death. The aims of this thesis were to (i) describe the study design and method of the multidisciplinary and multicenter project SOFIA (Swallowing function, Oral health, and Food Intake in old Age), (ii) study the prevalence of and the relationship between swallowing dysfunction and risk of undernutrition among older individuals in short-term care, (iii) study the effect of oral neuromuscular training on swallowing dysfunction among older individuals, and (iv) to investigate the association between poor oral health, swallowing dysfunction and mortality. READ MORE