Search for dissertations about: "palliative treatment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 66 swedish dissertations containing the words palliative treatment.

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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Lisa Martinsson; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : 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. Constipation in palliative care Prevalence, definitions, symptom distress and risk-factors

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Eva Erichsén; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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

  3. 3. Natural history, palliative treatment and prognostic factors in prostatic cancer : a population-based study from Örebro, Sweden

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jan-Erik Johansson; Uppsala universitet.; [1991]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

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  4. 4. Dyspnea Experience and Quality of Life among persons with lung cancer in palliative care

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ingela Henoch; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cancer Dyspnea Scale; CDS; Consequences; Content analysis; Coping; Depression; Dyspnea; Existential; Experience; Lung cancer; Management strategies; Palliative care; Quality of life; Reliability; Social support; Symptoms; Symptom experience; Validity;

    Abstract : Background: Dyspnea, a subjective, multidimensional experience of breathing discomfort commonly occurring in patients with incurable lung cancer, influences all aspects of life in the suffering per¬sons. To optimally enhance quality of life (QoL) and to identify persons most vulnerable to this symptom, it is important to investigate how to assess dyspnea, how other symptoms and coping are related to dyspnea, and what the consequences of dyspnea are, especially on QoL. READ MORE

  5. 5. Crossing the border Different ways cancer patients, family members and physicians experience information in the transition to the late palliative phase

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Maria Friedrichsen; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Östergötlands Läns Landsting.; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; communication; information; patient-physician relationship; family; prognosis; palliative care; cancer; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Information in the transition to the late palliative phase is not a well-studied area, especially not from the perspective of patients and family members. The aim of this thesis was to describe how cancer patients, family members and physicians experience information during the transition from a curative or early palliative phase to a late palliative phase, i. READ MORE