Search for dissertations about: "multimorbidity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 swedish dissertations containing the word multimorbidity.

  1. 1. Health Maintenance in Very Old Age : Medical Conditions, Functional Outcome and Nutritional Status

    Author : Huan-Ji Dong; Jan Marcusson; Ewa Wressle; Mitra Unosson; Miia Kivipelto; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; very old; multimorbidity; health service use; physical function; activities of daily living; obesity; body composition;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to provide better understanding of the underlying factors related to health maintenance in very old people, with a focus on medical conditions, functional outcome and nutritional status. Data were gathered from the ELSA 85 project (Elderly in Linköping Screening Assessment). READ MORE

  2. 2. Characterising Needs in Health Care Priority Setting

    Author : Erik Gustavsson; Lars Sandman; Ingemar Nordin; Niklas Juth; Greg Bognar; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Comorbidity; conceptual analysis; health care; health care needs; interpersonal aggregation; intrapersonal aggregation; multimorbidity; needs; prioritarianism; priority setting; priority to the worse off; rationing; reflective equilibrium; severity; shared decision-making; sufficiency principles; the principle of need; Aggregering; begreppsanalys; behov; behovsprincipen; delat beslutsfattande; hälso- och sjukvård; prioritanism; prioriteringar; reflektivt ekvilibrium; resursfördelning; samsjuklighet; sufficientism; svårighetsgrad; vårdbehov;

    Abstract : The focus of this thesis is needs in the context of health care priority setting. The notion of needs has a strong standing in health care policy; however, how the idea should be understood more specifically and how it should guide decisions about priority setting remain contentious issues. READ MORE

  3. 3. A matter of life and health. Life satisfaction, personality and mortality in two populations of elders

    Author : Ingela Steij Stålbrand; Institutionen för psykologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Elders; health; subjective well-being; life satisfaction; personality; multimorbidity; mortality; symptoms;

    Abstract : The aims of the present thesis were to explore and describe elderly people’s morbidity and experience of symptoms in relation to life satisfaction, personality and mortality. (I, II and III) To learn from the individuals who have high life satisfaction in spite of the fact that they have concurrent medical diagnoses and conditions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mental health promotion among community-dwelling seniors with multimorbidity : perspectives of seniors, district nurses and home care assistants

    Author : Åke Grundberg; Dorota Religa; Anna Hansson; Pernilla Hillerås; Bengt Winblad; Jonas Sandberg; Sophiahemmet Högskola; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Ageing; Care of older people; District nurse; Home care assistants; Mental health; Mental health promotion; Municipal care; Nursing; Older people; Primary healthcare; Sweden; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The prevalence of mental illness is increasing among the older population in Sweden. One of the most vulnerable groups for mental health problems is older persons with multimorbidity, i.e. seniors with multiple chronic conditions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Impact of cardiovascular and neuropsychiatric multimorbidity on older adults' health

    Author : Davide Liborio Vetrano; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Multimorbidity, the presence of two or more chronic diseases in one person, is common in older people, and associates with a number of negative outcomes. In this thesis, we propose a methodology to assess and measure multimorbidity in older individuals. READ MORE