Search for dissertations about: "patient experiences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 442 swedish dissertations containing the words patient experiences.

  1. 1. Patient participation : what it is and what it is not

    Author : Ann Catrine Eldh; Margareta Ehnfors; Inger Ekman; Ella Danielsson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; patient participation; non-participation; phenomenological hermeneutics; communication; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing Science;

    Abstract : In general, patient participation is regarded as being informed and partaking in decision making regarding one’s care and treatment. This interpretation is common in legislation throughout the Western world and corresponding documents guiding health care professionals, as well as in scientific studies. READ MORE

  2. 2. The circle of strength and power : Experiences of empowerment in intensive care

    Author : Ingrid Wåhlin; Ewa Idvall; Anna-Christina Ek; Britt-Marie Ternestedt; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Empowerment; Critical care; Experiences; Relationships; Work satisfaction; Patient; Family; Nurse; Physician; Comparison; Atmosphere; Quality of care; Interview; Intensive care; Intensivvård;

    Abstract : Patients and next of kin in intensive care often experience powerlessness, anxiety and distress and intensive care staff are repeatedly exposed to traumatic situations and demanding events. Empowerment has been described as a process of overcoming a sense of powerlessness and a model through which people may develop a sense of inner strength through connections with others. READ MORE

  3. 3. MRSA and other resistant bacteria : prevalence, patient and staff experiences, wounds and infection control

    Author : Helene Andersson; Bjöörn Fossum; Christina Lindholm; Mats Kalin; Eva Johansson; Sophiahemmet Högskola; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MRSA; VRE; ESBL; Colonization; Infection control; Wound; Patient experiences; Staff experiences; Nursing care; Qualitative interview; Qualitative content analysis; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MRSA;

    Abstract : Antibiotic resistance has become a major and serious global problem in healthcare. Limited treatment options for infections caused by these organisms can lead to increased morbidity and mortality. READ MORE

  4. 4. Patient Involvement : A Service Perspective

    Author : Hannah Snyder; Mattias Elg; Lars Witell; Per Echeverri; Linköpings universitet; []
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    Abstract : For a long time, patients were seen as weak and passive recipients of care, whose only role was to provide information and comply with doctors’ orders. This is beginning to change, and patients are more seen as autonomous, active, and involved collaborators in care, co-creating value with service providers and others. READ MORE

  5. 5. Patient involvement and service innovation in healthcare

    Author : Jon Engström; Mattias Elg; Lars Witell; Glenn Robert; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Patient Involvement; participation; co-creation; patient empowerment; user involvement. patient centered care; motivation; user experiences; co-creation; service development; service innovation; service design; health care; lead users; diary; value;

    Abstract : This thesis adds to a stream of research suggesting that healthcare can be more patient centered and efficient by redefining the role of the patient from a passive receiver to a more active and collaborative participant. This may relate to healthcare provision (Anderson and Funnell, 2005; Berry and Bendapudi, 2007; Bitner and Brown, 2008; McColl-Kennedy et al. READ MORE