Search for dissertations about: "oldest old"

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  1. 1. Care Trajectories in the Oldest Old

    University dissertation from Jönköping : Hälsohögskolan

    Author : Marie Ernsth Bravell; Högskolan i Jönköping.; Högskolan i Jönköping.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Oldest-old; Health; Social network; ADL; Care; Institutionalization; End-of-life;

    Abstract : This thesis demonstrates relations among health, social network, ADL and patterns of care in the oldest old guided by a resource theoretical model.The analyzed data are based on two studies: the Nona study, a longitudinal study of 157 individuals aged 86 to 94 years, and the H70 study, a longitudinal study of 964 individuals aged 70 at baseline. READ MORE

  2. 2. Inner strength among the oldest old a good aging

    University dissertation from Umeå : Omvårdnad

    Author : Björn Nygren; Umeå universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; aged; aging; development; health; inner strength; oldest old; resilience; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Nursing; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of this thesis is to describe, explore and illuminate inner strength among the oldest old. The thesis has a salutogenic perspective where strengths and health are in the foreground instead of weakness and ill health. The thesis is part of The Umeå 85+ study and comprises four studies with both quantitative and qualitative data. READ MORE

  3. 3. Stroke and depression in very old age

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Carl Hörnsten; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; stroke; depression; very old; oldest old; epidemiology; mortality; risk factors; systolic blood pressure; diastolic blood pressure; atrial fibrillation; geriatric depression scale; geriatrik; Geriatrics;

    Abstract : Background The prevalence and incidence of stroke are known to increase with age, which, combined with demographic change, means that very old patients with stroke are a growing patient group. Risk factors for incident stroke among very old people have not been widely investigated. READ MORE

  4. 4. Everyday life amongst the oldest old descriptions of doings and possession and use of technology

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Åsa Larsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Odest old; ageing research; everyday technology; gerontechnology; environmental gerontology; everyday life; ADL; occupational therapy; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The general aim of the present thesis is to expand knowledge about the everyday lives of the oldest old (85+) living independently and to improve and deepen the understanding of their doings and possession and use of technology. The everyday lives of the oldest old represent, in many aspects an under-researched area, partly because this age group is seldom included in national surveys regarding living conditions and time use. READ MORE

  5. 5. Functional limitations among the oldest old

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Marti G. Parker; Uppsala universitet.; [1994]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

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