Search for dissertations about: "self-care agency"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words self-care agency.

  1. 1. Potential for self-care : Assessing and describing self-care ability among elderly people

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Olle Söderhamn; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; adaptedness; ageing; health; phenomenology; scale testing; self-care agency; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to explore the nature of elderly people's potential for selfcare from a nursing perspective. The research was performed within an empirical frame of reference as well as within a phenomenological frame at a descriptive and hermeneutical level. READ MORE

  2. 2. From novice towards self-care expert  studies of self-care among persons using advanced medical technology at home 

    University dissertation from Linköping : Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Linköping University

    Author : Angelika Fex; Högskolan Väst.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Nursing; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Omvårdnad; Nursing science; Vårdvetenskap; Home care services; Self care; Technology; medical; Dependent-care; Health; Hermeneutics; Home dialysis; Home ventilator; Long-term oxygen; Next of kin; Phenomenology; Transition; Egenvård; Medicinsk teknik; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; health; hermeneutics; home dialysis; home ventilator; long-term oxygen; next of kin; phenomenology; transition;

    Abstract : The use of advanced medical technology at home has increased in most industrialized countries. The overall aim of this thesis was to develop knowledge of self-care and transition and issues that influence daily life and health among persons using advanced medical technology at home. READ MORE

  3. 3. Patient experiences and the influence on health literacy and self-care using mHealth to manage symptoms during radiotherapy for prostate cancer

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society

    Author : Mats Christiansen; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Introduction: Prostate cancer is a diagnosis that can affect the men’s quality of life both due to the symptoms related to the disease and the treatment the men receive. Treatment with radiotherapy for prostate cancer in Sweden takes place at outpatient clinics, where the patient visits daily for radiotherapy and then returns home. READ MORE

  4. 4. Activities as resources when living with advanced cancer

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society

    Author : Karen la Cour; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Creative activity; engagement; advanced cancer; palliative OT; experiences of meaning;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to increase knowledge about how people with advanced cancer experience their engagement in activities and how such activities may be useful when living with life-threatening illness. This is explored with regard to creative activities in palliative occupational therapy and to self-chosen activities in everyday life. READ MORE