Search for dissertations about: "next of kin"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 62 swedish dissertations containing the words next of kin.

  1. 1. Quality of Care in the Psychiatric Setting : Perspectives of the Patient, Next of Kin and Care staff

    Author : Agneta Schröder; Gerd Ahlström; Birgitta Engström; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Care associates; Care staff; Instrument development; Next of kin; Patient; Phenomenography; Psychiatric care; Quality of care.; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to describe quality of care from different perspectives in the psychiatric setting, to develop an instrument for measuring quality of care from the in-patient perspective and to use this instrument empirically. A qualitative descriptive design involving a phenomenographic analysis was used in Studies I, III and IV, and a descriptive and comparative design with statistical analysis in Study II. READ MORE

  2. 2. Guilt and shame in end-of-life care : the next-of-kin's perspectives

    Author : Carina Werkander Harstäde; Åsa Roxberg; Birgitta Andershed; David Brunt; Unni Lindström; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; end-of-life care; guilt; hermeneutics; next-of-kin; relatives; secondary analysis; semantic concept analysis; shame; Vårdvetenskap; Caring Science;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim of the thesis was to explore and describe the concepts of guilt and shame and gain a greater understanding of the next-of-kin’s experiences of guilt and shame in end-of-life care.Methods: Study I was a qualitative secondary analysis of 47 interviews with next-of-kin searching for experiences of guilt and shame. READ MORE

  3. 3. Living with ALS – Perspectives of Patients and Next of kin

    Author : Anneli G Olsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : ALS; anxiety; coping; depression; manageability; next of kin; patient; sense of coherence; well-being; quality of life;

    Abstract : ALS is a neurodegenerative disease without curative treatment. The knowledge of the relationship between patients and their next of kin with respect to quality of life (QoL) is deficient. READ MORE

  4. 4. Everyday Life among Next of Kin of Haemodialysis Patients

    Author : Kristina Ziegert; Berit Lundman; Högskolan i Halmstad; []
    Keywords : Next of kin; Haemodialysis; Everyday life; Health; Time; Life situation; Professional support; Nursing process; Qualitativ analysis; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Everyday life can be complex when next of kin of haemodialysis patients are preoccupied with taking care of the patient and his/her health, which implies the difficulties and requirements needed. The general aim of this thesis was to explore and describe everyday life among next of kin of haemodialysis patients with focus on the life situation, health, time and professional support. READ MORE

  5. 5. Caring for the next of kin : on informal care of the elderly in Sweden

    Author : Lennarth Johansson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

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