Search for dissertations about: "self-management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 90 swedish dissertations containing the word self-management.

  1. 1. Enabling and Achieving Self-Management for Large Scale Distributed Systems : Platform and Design Methodology for Self-Management

    Author : Ahmad Al-Shishtawy; Vladimir Vlassov; Seif Haridi; Peter Van Roy; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Autonomic Computing; Self-Management; Distributed Systems; Computer science; Datavetenskap;

    Abstract : Autonomic computing is a paradigm that aims at reducing administrative overhead by using autonomic managers to make applications self-managing. To better deal with large-scale dynamic environments; and to improve scalability, robustness, and performance; we advocate for distribution of management functions among several cooperative autonomic managers that coordinate their activities in order to achieve management objectives. READ MORE

  2. 2. Self-management in hypertension care

    Author : Ulrika Bengtsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : adherence; blood pressure; cellular phone; communication; health information technology; hypertension; person-centered care; person-centred care; self-management;

    Abstract : Despite effective treatment strategies for hypertension, many persons with hypertension still fail to reach recommended blood pressure targets. As hypertension is a significant risk factor for cardiovascular disease, measures are needed to decrease the mortality attributed to this condition and to facilitate an optimization of hypertension management. READ MORE

  3. 3. Being creative and resourceful : Individuals’ abilities and possibilities for self-management of chronic illness

    Author : Åsa Audulv; Kenneth Asplund; Karl-Gustaf Norbergh; Karin Axelsson; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Self-management; self-care; chronic illness; chronic disease; qualitative research; life conditions; beliefs and values; self-management integration; longitudinal; Egenvård; sjukdomshantering; kronisk sjukdom; kvalitativ forskning; livsvillkor; värderingar; egenvårds integrering; hantering; anpassning; Nursing; Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : Individuals’ self-management styles are crucial for how they manage to live with illness. Commonly investigated factors include social support, self-efficacy, health beliefs, and demographics. There is a gap in the literature with regard to in-depth studies of how those factors actually influence an individual’s self-management. READ MORE

  4. 4. Self-management of Persistent Neck Pain : A Multi-component Group Intervention in Primary Health Care

    Author : Catharina Gustavsson; Eva Denison; Lena von Koch; Per Lindberg; Christina Opava; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; coping; neck pain; physiotherapy; predictors; randomized controlled trial; self-assessment questionnaire; self-management; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Physiotherapy; Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to evaluate effects of a multi-component pain and stress self-management group intervention (PASS) and to explore plausible predictors associated with short-term and long-term treatment effects among patients with persistent tension-type neck pain in primary health care (PHC). Study I was a pilot study in order to explore feasibility of the study design and methods. READ MORE

  5. 5. Uncertainty after heart transplantation. A new perspective on self-efficacy and self-management

    Author : Matilda Almgren; Vård i högteknologisk miljö; []
    Keywords : Uncertainty in illness; Self-efficacy; Self-management; Heart Transplantation;

    Abstract : Background Self-management is the main concept constituting the foundation of follow-up care after heart transplantation. Self-efficacy is a foundation of self-management. Little is known about heart recipients’ experiences in relation to self-efficacy and self-management after heart transplantation. READ MORE