Search for dissertations about: "qol"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 173 swedish dissertations containing the word qol.

  1. 1. Quality of life in older people receiving ADL help: Help, help providers, and complaints

    Author : Ylva Hellström; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Gerontology; living in special accommodations or ordinary homes.; formal help; informal help; ADL help; social network; complaints; QoL; receiving help; Older people; nursing care; Gerontologi;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to investigate self-reported diseases and complaints, quality of life (QoL), help received with activities of daily living among older people and in relation to who provided the help, and in comparison with those without ADL help. The aim was also to investigate older people’s experiences of receiving help. READ MORE

  2. 2. ALS – a Clinical Thesis

    Author : Ingela Nygren; Håkan Askmark; Sten-Magnus Aquilonius; Peter Mattsson; Sebastian Conradi; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Neurosciences; ALS; epidemiology; drug sales statistics; QoL; growth factors; polyamines; Neurovetenskap; Neurology; Neurologi;

    Abstract : Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is characterized by a progressive loss of upper and lower motor neurons, resulting in muscle weakness and death from respiratory failure within 3-5 years after onset. The incidence is 1.5-2.7/100,000 inhabitants. READ MORE

  3. 3. Aspects of mechanical dysphagia. Assessment, treatment and consequences

    Author : Jan Persson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Dysphagia; Watson; Ogilvie; Goldschmid; QoL; Sarcopenia; Laparoscopic myotomy; Achalasia; Oesophageal cancer;

    Abstract : Aspects of mechanical dysphagia Assessment, treatment and consequences Jan Persson, M.D. Department of surgery, Institute of Clinical sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden ABSTRACT Background: Dysphagia is a symptom that negatively impacts patients’ quality of life. READ MORE

  4. 4. Parastomal hernia : investigation and treatment

    Author : Pia Näsvall; Karin Strigård; Jörgen Rutegård; Ulf Gunnarsson; Michael Dahlberg; Ingvar Syk; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Parastomal; hernia; 3D US; ultrasonography; mesh; QoL; rectal cancer; stoma; Surgery; kirurgi;

    Abstract : BackgroundParastomal hernia is a common stoma complication causing the patient considerable inconvenience. The patient becomes aware of a bulge around the stoma, but a bulge is not always a parastomal hernia and diagnostics must be performed to enable differential treatment. It is difficult to distinguish between a bulge and a hernia. READ MORE

  5. 5. Audiologic and cognitive long-term sequelae from closed head injury

    Author : Per-Olof Bergemalm; Erik Borg; Tapani Jauhiainen; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History of medicine; Closed head injury; CHI; sensorineural hearing loss; SNHL; cognition; TIPS; tinnitus; vertigo; memory; quality of life; QOL; Gothenburg profile; Medicinhistoria; History of medicine; Medicinens historia; Medicinsk handikappvetenskap; Medical Disability Research;

    Abstract : Objectives – Head injury is an important health problem all over the world. Previous studies have shown that peripheral hearing impairment (HI) is a common sequel of closed head injury (CHI), but in most cases it will subside within the first posttraumatic months. READ MORE