Search for dissertations about: "nursing home"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 210 swedish dissertations containing the words nursing home.

  1. 1. Nursing care for patients on the edge of life : Nurses’ experiences of nursing care in intensive and nursing home related to questions of withholding or withdrawing curative treatment

    Author : Reidun Hov; Elsy Athlin; Birgitta Hedelin; Kim Lützén; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; life - sustaining treatment; nursing care; nursing home; ICU; phenomenology; phenomenography; Nursing; Omvårdnad; Nursing Science; Omvårdnad; fd vårdvet. ;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim of this thesis was to deepen the understanding of nursing care for seriously ill patients on the edge of life in intensive care unit (ICU) and nursing home when questions were raised whether to withhold or withdraw curative treatment. Method: All studies were conducted in a qualitative frame of reference with interviews of nurses in two contexts in Norway; group interviews of 14 nurses in an ICU (study I, III), and individual interviews of 14 nurses in two nursing homes (study II, IV). READ MORE

  2. 2. From novice towards self-care expert : studies of self-care among persons using advanced medical technology at home

    Author : Angelika Fex; Olle Söderhamn; Anna-Christina Ek; Britt-Marie Ternestedt; Högskolan Väst; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Home care services; Self care; Technology; medical; Dependent-care; Health; Hermeneutics; Home dialysis; Home ventilator; Long-term oxygen; Next of kin; Phenomenology; Transition; Egenvård; Medicinsk teknik; Nursing; Omvårdnad; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing science; health; hermeneutics; home dialysis; home ventilator; long-term oxygen; next of kin; phenomenology; transition; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The use of advanced medical technology at home has increased in most industrialized countries. The overall aim of this thesis was to develop knowledge of self-care and transition and issues that influence daily life and health among persons using advanced medical technology at home. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gerotranscendence from a Nursing Perspective – from Theory to Implementation

    Author : Barbro Wadensten; Lars Tornstam; Marianne Carlsson; Per-Olof Sandman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Caring sciences; Gerontology nursing; Gerontological care; Gerotranscendence; Nursing theory; Nursing models; Gerontological theory; Ageing; Care of older people; Nursing; Guidelines; Innovation; Vårdvetenskap; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the present thesis was to gain further knowledge about the nursing theoretical basis of care of older people, to translate the theory of gerotranscendence into practical guidelines, and to implement the theory and guidelines in practical settings.Study I comprised a literature search and a review with qualitative analysis of nursing theories. READ MORE

  4. 4. Neighbourhood nursing : connection, place and meaning in the everyday experience of dementia

    Author : Elzana Odzakovic; Ingrid Hellström; Agneta Kullberg; Richard Ward; Annica Kihlgren; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; dementia; living alone; neighbourhood; neighbourhood nursing; social connections;

    Abstract : Background: Recent policy is marked by a shift towards enabling people with dementia to remain at home and in their neighbourhoods, yet little is known about the wider perspective of neighbourhood as an everyday place of connection, practice and meaning in the lives of people with experience of dementia.  Aims: The aim of this thesis is twofold. READ MORE

  5. 5. Encounters in nursing homes : Experiences from nurses, residents and relatives

    Author : Lars Westin; Unni Lindström; Högskolan i Skövde; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Nursing Homes; Encounters; Nursing Home Staff; Residents; Relatives; Nurses; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; Medical sciences; Medicin;

    Abstract : The care of residents in nursing homes (special housing) is a major challenge for the nursing profession, especially as the population of older people has increased in recent decades. One important aim of this care is to promote the wellbeing and security of the residents. READ MORE