Search for dissertations about: "palliative care"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 82 swedish dissertations containing the words palliative care.

  1. 1. Quality improvement in palliative care : the role of a national quality register and perceptions of information during palliative chemotherapy

    Author : Lisa Martinsson; Bertil Axelsson; Christina Melin-Johansson; Per Fransson; Kerstin Sandelin; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cancer; chemotherapy; communication; end-of-life care; oncology; palliative care; palliative medicine; quality in healthcare; quality register; onkologi; Oncology;

    Abstract : IntroductionThere is a need in palliative care for development of structured methods to assess quality and support improvement. This need is present both within and outside specialised palliative care.Honest information from physicians is regarded as an important part of palliative care. READ MORE

  2. 2. Quality in palliative care from the patient perspective : Instrument development, perceptions of care received and the importance of care

    Author : Tuva Sandsdalen; Bodil Wilde-Larsson; Selvald Høye; Ingrid Rystedt; Vigdis Grøndahl Abrahamsen; Reidun Hov; Britt-Marie Ternstedt; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; organization-related conditions; palliative care; patient perspective; person-related conditions; psychometric evaluation; quality of care; QPP-PC; systematic review; organisasjonsrelaterte forhold; palliative behandling og omsorg; pasient perspektiv; personrelaterte forhold; psykometrisk evaluering; kvalitet; QPP-PC; systematisk oversikt; Nursing Science; Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : The overall aim was to investigate the quality of palliative care from the patient perspective, to adapt and psychometrically evaluate the Quality from Patients’ Perspective instrument specific to palliative care (QPP-PC) and investigate the relationship between the combination of person- and organization-related conditions and patients’ perceptions of care quality.Methods: In the systematic literature review (I), 23 studies from 6 databases and reference lists in 2014 were synthesized by integrative thematic analysis. READ MORE

  3. 3. Specialized palliative home care teams : Complementary perspectives of team functions and influences on patients and families

    Author : Anna Klarare; Carina Lundh Hagelin; Bjöörn Fossum; Carl Johan Fürst; Johan Hansson; Maria Carlsson; Sophiahemmet Högskola; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Palliative home care; Teamwork; Patient; Family; Health care professional; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; palliative home care;

    Abstract : Persons with life-threatening illness are increasingly being cared for and dying at home. Palliative care strives to cater to multiple dimensions such as physical, psychosocial and spiritual or existential, and meeting these needs in patients and families requires multiple competencies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Constipation in palliative care : Prevalence, definitions, symptom distress and risk-factors

    Author : Eva Erichsén; Maria Friedrichsen; Anna Milberg; Tiny Jaarsma; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Palliative care; constipation; prevalence; definition; symptom-distress; risk factors;

    Abstract : Background and aims: Constipation for patients in palliative care is common and described with variations in prevalence. Side -effects from opioid- treatment, is considered to be one of the main factors leading to constipation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Prerequisites for palliative care provision in intensive care

    Author : Hanan Hamdan Alshehri; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Palliative care; end-of-life care; Saudi Arabia; organizations; health care professionals; perceptions;

    Abstract : Palliative care provision is aimed at improving patients’ quality of life when cure no longer possible through healthcare systems, including intensive care. It has been ob-served that ongoing challenges exist concerning integration of palliative care into inten-sive care contexts. READ MORE