Search for dissertations about: "respiratory nursing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the words respiratory nursing.

  1. 1. Asthma and respiratory symptoms related to the housing environment

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Margot L. A. Frisk; Kitty Kamwendo; Ann-Britt Ivarsson; Göran Stridh; Christer Janson; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Accessibility; adaptation; asthma; housing environment; risk indicators; index; occupational therapy; prevention; respiratory symptoms.; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing Science; Vårdvetenskap med inriktning arbetsterapi; Nursing Science w. Occupational Therapy Focus;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this dissertation was to study the housing environment with a focus on indoor climate factors which may maintain or worsen respiratory symptoms among persons with asthma.Quasi-experimental and cross-sectional designs and a case-control approach were used. READ MORE

  2. 2. Personality and adherence to medication treatment

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Institute of Medicine at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg

    Author : Malin Axelsson; Jan Lötvall; Eva Brink; Paul T Jr. Costa; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Five-factor model; personality traits; medication adherence; chronic disease; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing science;

    Abstract : Striving for improved adherence to medication treatment is of vital concern, as low adherence is a major obstacle in treating many prevalent chronic diseases. Several factors have been identified that seem to influence adherence behaviour, but limited research exists on the significance of personality for adherence to medication treatment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sedation during mechanical ventilation in intensive care - Sedation practices and patients' memories, stressful experiences and psychological distress

    University dissertation from Division of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University

    Author : Karin Samuelson; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Intensive care unit; Mechanical ventilation; Patient comfort; intensive care; Anaesthesiology; intensivvård; Anestesiologi; Sedation; Respiratory nursing;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to describe and determine intensive care sedation in adult mechanically ventilated patients with the emphasis on patients? memory, stressful experiences and psychological distress. The results are based on a nationwide postal survey (Paper I) including 89 Swedish intensive care units (ICUs) followed by a prospective cohort study (Papers II?IV) conducted over 18 months in 2 ICUs including 313 mechanically ventilated adults admitted for more than 24 hours. READ MORE

  4. 4. Living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with focus on fatigue, health and well-being

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Caroline Stridsman; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Nursing; Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to describe and evaluate experiences of living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), with focus on fatigue, health and well-being. A mixed method study design was used to reach the overall aim. All studies were based on data from the Obstructive Lung Disease in Northern Sweden (OLIN) COPD study. READ MORE

  5. 5. Long-Term Tracheostomy : Outcome, Cannula care, and Material Wear

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet

    Author : Gunilla Björling; Unn-Britt Johansson; Claes Frostell; Agneta Markström; Bengt Midgren; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Long-term tracheostomy; Respiratory failure; Hospital care; Tracheostomy care; Decontamination; Trachestomy tube; Material degradation; Polymeric material; Health-related quality of life; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Nursing; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : Do people with long-term tracheostomy need hospital care? Which cleaning method is most appropriate for decontamination of inner cannulae? Are tracheostomy tubes changed for rational reasons? There is clearly a lack of evidence based research in this field and the clinical guidelines available are often based on local practice. A tracheostomy is a created opening in trachea to facilitate breathing. READ MORE