Search for dissertations about: "occupational"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1026 swedish dissertations containing the word occupational.

  1. 1. Occupational therapy practice for clients with cognitive impairments following aquired brain injury occupational therapists' perspective

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Kajsa Lidström Holmqvist; Örebro universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; occupational therapy; cognition; rehabilitation; practice; acquired brain injury; stroke; TBI; assessment; intervention; Arbetsterapi; Occupational therapy;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to describe occupational therapy practice for clients with cognitive impairment following acquired brain injury (CIABI) from the perspective of practicing occupational therapists (OTs).To fulfill this aim, qualitative and quantitative approaches were used including interviews (Study I) and questionnaires (Studies II -IV). READ MORE

  2. 2. On functions, abilities and quality of life after subarachnoid haemorrhage occupational therapy aspects

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Margareta Lindberg; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [1995]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Subarachnoid heamorrhage; impairment; disability; activities of daily living; work; leisure; depression; quality of life; rehabilitation; occupational therapy;

    Abstract : This investigation addresses functions/impairments, abilities/disabilities and quality of life (QoL) in a consecutive series of non-hospitalised long-term survivors (2,5-12 years) of subarachnoid heamorrhage (SAH). The investigated parameters of functions/impairments were: motor, language, perceptual and memory functions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Measuring the impact of body functions on occupational performance validation of the ADL-focused occupation-based neurobehavioral evaluation (A-ONE)

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå university

    Author : Guðrún Árnadóttir; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; occupational therapy; Rasch measurement; activities of daily living; assessment; stroke; dementia; neurology; outcome; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Occupational therapy; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Arbetsterapi; Occupational therapy; arbetsterapi;

    Abstract : Background: Among the instruments commonly used by occupational therapists working in the area of rehabilitation of persons with neurological disorders are evaluations of both occupation, such as activities of daily living (ADL), and body functions. While persons with neurological diagnoses typically have symptoms that represent diminished neurobehavioral functions, the resulting pattern of neurobehavioral impairments affecting ADL performance often differs among diagnostic groups. READ MORE

  4. 4. Occupational Engagement among Older People Evaluation, Repertoire and Relation to Life satisfaction

    University dissertation from Umeå : Samhällsmedicin och rehabilitering

    Author : Ingeborg Nilsson; Umeå universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Key words: Activities of daily living; Leisure activities; Hobbies; Aged: 80 and over; Aged; Occupational therapy; Rehabilitation; Health promotion; Rasch measurement; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Occupational therapy; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Arbetsterapi;

    Abstract : Occupational engagement among older people is important to investigate as older people are the fastest growing segment in our society, and because occupational engagement is viewed within occupational therapy as one of the basic premises for health. Three perspectives of engagement are highlighted in this thesis: evaluation of occupational engagement, the repertoire of occupational engagement, and finally, the relation between occupational engagement and life satisfaction. READ MORE

  5. 5. Occupational performance in school settings evaluation and intervention using the school AMPS

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Michaela Munkholm; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Occupational therapy; Assessment; Rasch measurement; Children; schoolwork performance; Differential item functioning; Differential test funktioning; Outcomes; Efficacy of intervention; school-based practice; instrument development; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Occupational therapy; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Arbetsterapi; Occupational therapy; arbetsterapi;

    Abstract : Background: This thesis is was designed to evaluate aspects of reliability and validity of the School Version of the Assessment of Motor and Process Skills (School AMPS) (Fisher, Bryze, Hume, & Griswold, 2007), an observation-based evaluation of quality of occupational performance when children perform schoolwork tasks in school settings. The long term goal was to contribute to knowledge about children at risk or with mild disabilities who experience difficulties with occupational performance in school settings, and describe how the School AMPS can be used when a true top−down process of planning and implementing school-based occupational therapy services is implemented in a Swedish context. READ MORE