Search for dissertations about: "qualitative research"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1542 swedish dissertations containing the words qualitative research.

  1. 1. Living with Lewy body dementia. Treatment, survival & quality of life

    University dissertation from Lund University, Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Victoria Larsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Lewy bodies; Lewy body dementia; Lewy body disease; QUALITATIVE; Lewy Body Disease: drug therapy; Lewy Body Disease: mortality; Lewy Body Disease: therapy; DEMENTIA; dementia with Lewy bodies; Parkinson s disease dementia; Parkinson disease; memantine; Prognosis and survival; Prognosis; Survival; mortality; Dysphagia; Carbonated beverages; Swallowing disorders; Therapeutics; Video recording; video analysing technique; QUALITY OF LIFE;

    Abstract : Background: Patients with Lewy body dementias (LBD) have a complex clinical picture. With no prevention or cure, management focuses around symptomatic relief, however pharmacological and non-pharmacological options have been inadequately investigated. READ MORE

  2. 2. Understanding Persons with Eating Difficulties and Communication Impairment after Stroke : Patients Experiences and Methodological Issues in Qualitative Interviews

    University dissertation from Örebro University, Örebro

    Author : Eva Carlsson; Örebro universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; communication impairment; eating difficulties; interview; patient experiences; qualitative research; stroke; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing Science;

    Abstract : Difficulties with eating are common after stroke and are often associated with communication problems. Although numerous aspects of dysfunction have been identified, little is known about the experiences of living with eating difficulties after stroke. READ MORE

  3. 3. Case management for older persons with multi-morbidity. Experiences of an intervention from the perspectives of older persons, family members, case managers and health and social care staff members

    University dissertation from Lund University, Faculty of Medicine

    Author : MARKUS HJELM; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Aged; Case Management; Case manager; Comorbidity; Continuity of Patient Care; Delivery of Health Care; Ethnography; Family members; Focused Ethnography; Integrated care; Intervention; Interpretive phenomenology; Multi-morbidity; Older persons; Qualitative Research; Thematic analysis; Aged; Case manager; Case management; Comorbidity; Continuity of patient care; Delivery of health care; Ethnography; Family members; Focused ethnography; Integrated care; Intervention; Interpretive phenomenology; Multi-morbidity; Older persons; Qualitative research; Thematic analysis;

    Abstract : Complex health systems make it difficult to ensure a continuity of care for older persons with multi-morbidity, and risk fragmented care. Fragmented care could affect the quality and safety of the care provided. Case management could provide an approach to counteract this unfavourable situation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Thinking beyond the Cure a constructive design research investigation into the patient experience of radiotherapy

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Tara Mullaney; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; constructive design research; patient experience of radiotherapy; actor networks; design experiments; composite methodology; mixed-methods; prototyping; design research; research through design;

    Abstract : This constructive design research dissertation aims to understand how design can be used as part of a composite research approach to generate knowledge about how complex phenomena are composed through their interactions and relationships with various actors, both human and non-human. It has done this by investigating a single phenomenon, the patient experience of radiotherapy. READ MORE

  5. 5. Fear of falling in persons with Parkinson's disease

    University dissertation from Lund University, Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Stina Jonasson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2016]
    Keywords : Activity avoidance; Balance confidence; Concerns about falling; Fall-related self-efficacy; International Classification of Functioning; Disability and Health ICF ; Linking study; Psychometrics; Qualitative research; Regression analysis; Reliability; Self-reported rating scale;

    Abstract : Fear of falling (FOF) is common in persons with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and may have large consequences in daily life, causing a sedentary lifestyle, social isolation and reduced quality of life. FOF is therefore an important aspect to consider for researchers as well as clinicians and the rehabilitation team. READ MORE