Search for dissertations about: "patient-centered care"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 swedish dissertations containing the words patient-centered care.

  1. 1. Collaboration and Coordination Challenges in Patient-Centered Care : Models and Informaion Services

    Author : Monica Winge; Benkt Wangler; Paul Johannesson; Fredrik Karlsson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; patient-centered care; healthcare; social care; home care; collaboration; coordination; care processes; processes coordination; multi-sectoral collaboration; communication; information models; information services; management; data- och systemvetenskap; Computer and Systems Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis reports on research focuses on how to deal with the fact that the organization and processesof today’s health and social care are becoming ever more complex as a consequence of societal trends, including an aging population and an increased reliance on care at home. The overall research goal is to suggest ways in which IT-based solutions can enable and leverage collaboration and coordination insituations where a co-morbid patient is subject to care delivered simultaneously by several different professionals and organizations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Person-centred care: Possibilities, barriers and effects in hospitalised patients

    Author : Axel Wolf; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; patient-centered care; care experience; chronic heart failure; care management;

    Abstract : The need for a person-centred rather than disease-centred approach to care is considered an important part of care today. However, healthcare professionals still tend to focus on the disease within the person rather than on the person with the disease. READ MORE

  3. 3. Creating access to cancer care : an exploration of patient-provider encounters in primary care, and sociodemographic factors

    Author : Cecilia Hultstrand; Senada Hajdarevic; Anna-Britt Coe; Mikael Lilja; Kristina Bengtsson Boström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Access to care; patient-provider interaction; primary care; encounters; experiences; cancer; time to diagnosis; standardization; sociodemographic factors;

    Abstract : Background: Access to care is widely discussed in both research and practice. However, previous research about access to care has mainly focused on individual behaviors of seeking care, and theories about access have mostly focused on quantifiable dimensions, such as supply and demand. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mild to moderate depression in the elderly in primary care - detection, patient centeredness and course

    Author : Maria Magnil; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : depressive symptoms; mild to moderate depression; patient-centered consultation; screening; elderly; primary care; course; longitudinal; risk factors; prognostic factors;

    Abstract : Aims; To study the prevalence of and describe factors associated with depressive symptoms and to observe the course in a cohort of elderly primary care patients with mild to moderate depression. To compare a structured patient-centered consultation model with a validated instrument when screening for depressive symptoms and to investigate if recommended cut-off values for a self-rated instrument should be adjusted for this population. READ MORE

  5. 5. Counselling Patients with Hypertension at Health Centres - a Nursing Perspective

    Author : Eva Drevenhorn; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : nursing; hypertension; counseling; lifestyle; health behavior; patient-centered care; stages of change model; motivational interviewing; self-care; patient compliance;

    Abstract : Counselling in hypertension care relating to lifestyle changes, i.e. non-pharmaco-logical treatment regarding smoking, alcohol, weight, diet, physical activity and stress, aims to reduce complications such as stroke and myocardial infarction. Many patients have several risk factors to deal with. READ MORE