Search for dissertations about: "older"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1316 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; Mittuniversitetet.; [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. 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; Högskolan i Gävle.; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap; older people; long-term care; work dissatisfaction; work satisfaction; intervention; supervision; feminist theory; relatives; relationship; caregivers and qualitative methods; Older people; long-term care; work dissatisfaction; work satisfaction; intervention; supervision; feminist theory; relatives; relationship; caregivers and qualitative methods.;

    Abstract : The overall aim with the longitudinal studies of the thesis was to gain an understanding of caregivers´ experiences of working with older people within municipal care and of whether education and support have been meaningful for them (I-III). A further aim was to gain an understanding of which aspects are important so that work will be able to be carried out in a care environment that provides fulfilment and work satisfaction and thereby creates the prerequisites for the staff to provide the older people with better care. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Lisa Söderström; Uppsala universitet.; Uppsala universitet.; [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

  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; Uppsala universitet.; Högskolan i Gävle.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Caring Sciences; Vårdvetenskap; 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

  5. 5. Case management for older persons with multi-morbidity. Experiences of an intervention from the perspectives of older persons, family members, case managers and health and social care staff members

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : MARKUS HJELM; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Aged; Case Management; Case manager; Comorbidity; Continuity of Patient Care; Delivery of Health Care; Ethnography; Family members; Focused Ethnography; Integrated care; Intervention; Interpretive phenomenology; Multi-morbidity; Older persons; Qualitative Research; Thematic analysis; Aged; Case manager; Case management; Comorbidity; Continuity of patient care; Delivery of health care; Ethnography; Family members; Focused ethnography; Integrated care; Intervention; Interpretive phenomenology; Multi-morbidity; Older persons; Qualitative research; Thematic analysis;

    Abstract : Complex health systems make it difficult to ensure a continuity of care for older persons with multi-morbidity, and risk fragmented care. Fragmented care could affect the quality and safety of the care provided. Case management could provide an approach to counteract this unfavourable situation. READ MORE