Search for dissertations about: "older"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1425 swedish dissertations containing the word older.

  1. 1. The relationship between social support, personality and depression in the general population : Focusing on older people

    University dissertation from Sundsvall : Mid Sweden University

    Author : Siv Grav; Ove Hellzen; Eystein Stordal; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Depression; home nursing care; older people; personality; Depresjon; eldre; hjemmesykepleie; personlighet; sosial;

    Abstract : Today's wide variety of diseases and health problems areinfluenced in part by an aging population and by environmental andlifestyle changes. Depression is one of the most quickly growingdisorders, causing a huge decrease in quality of life. Depression alsoincreases with age. READ MORE

  2. 2. Nutritional Screening of Older Adults Risk Factors for and Consequences of Malnutrition

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Lisa Söderström; Leif Bergkvist; Eva Thors Adolfsson; Andreas Rosenblad; Anja Saletti; Elisabet Rothenberg; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Epidemiology; Malnutrition; Mortality; Older adults; Prevalence; Risk factors; Nutrition; Nutrition; Geriatrics; Geriatrik;

    Abstract : Aims The overall aim of this thesis was to extend current knowledge about the prevalence of malnutrition, to identify possible risk factors for development of malnutrition, and to describe the consequences of malnutrition in relation to all-cause and cause-specific mortality among older adults admitted to hospital.Methods The prevalence of malnutrition was estimated in a cohort of 1771 older adults (≥65 years) who were admitted to a Swedish hospital during 2008–2009 (15 months) and screened for malnutrition using the Mini Nutritional Assessment (MNA) instrument. READ MORE

  3. 3. Municipal care for older people : experiences narrated by caregivers and relatives

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Neurotec Department Division of Gerontological Caring Science, Karolinska Institutet

    Author : Elisabeth Häggström; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; older people; long-term care; work dissatisfaction; work satisfaction; intervention; supervision; feminist theory; relatives; relationship; caregivers and qualitative methods; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap;

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  4. 4. Autonomy and Participation in Care For Older People Descriptions by Older People, Registered Nurses, Case Managers, First Line Managers and Local Authorities Senior Medicine Advisors

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Maria Hedman; Elisabeth Häggström; Ulrika Pöder; Ingela Enmarker; Kenneth Asplund; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Autonomy; Participation; Older People; Chronic Illness; Healthcare; RN; CM; FLM; LASMA; Relatives; Municipal Care; Phenomenology; Caring Sciences; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : Overall aim: To describe the essence of autonomy and participation for older people in care, and how to promote this in care for them.Method: A descriptive design with a phenomenological approach. Sixteen older people (I) and 13 registered nurses (II) participated in individual face-to-face interviews (I and II). READ MORE

  5. 5. Autonomy and Participation in Care For Older People : Descriptions by Older People, Registered Nurses, Case Managers, First Line Managers and Local Authorities Senior Medicine Advisors

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Maria Hedman; Elisabeth Häggström; Ulrika Pöder; Ingela Enmarker; Kenneth Asplund; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Autonomy; Participation; Older People; Chronic Illness; Healthcare; RN; CM; FLM; LASMA; Relatives; Municipal Care; Phenomenology;

    Abstract : Overall aim: To describe the essence of autonomy and participation for older people in care, and how to promote this in care for them.Method: A descriptive design with a phenomenological approach. Sixteen older people (I) and 13 registered nurses (II) participated in individual face-to-face interviews (I and II). READ MORE