Search for dissertations about: "stoma care"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words stoma care.

  1. 1. Stomas from a rural perspective : an evaluation of characteristics, differences and improvement opportunities

    Author : Simon Näverlo; Karin Strigård; Ulf Gunnarsson; Anette Edin-Liljegren; Ingvar Syk; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; rural; defunctioning stoma; permanent stoma; stoma reversal; distance; quality-of-life; parastomal hernia; mesh; prophylaxis; colostomy; urostomy; ileostomy; content analysis; Surgery; kirurgi;

    Abstract : Introduction: Stoma-related complications are common and consequences for the individual patient may be considerable. In rural areas, competence regarding stoma-related problems is largely absent. READ MORE

  2. 2. A new life with a stoma and quality of care among patients and their partners

    Author : Eva Persson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Body image; Enterostomy; Focus groups; Information; Participation; Rectal cancer; Relatives; Quality of care.;

    Abstract : Information, education, and counselling are essential elements in stoma care. It istherefore important to take the necessary time to explain to patients and their partnerwhat to expect when living with a stoma. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Aspects of diverting stoma and ERAS in rectal cancer surgery

    Author : Kajsa Anderin; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Annually, nearly 2000 patients are diagnosed with rectal cancer in Sweden. To date, the only known curative treatment is surgery and low anterior resection (LAR) is the operation of choice for tumours in the middle rectum. READ MORE

  5. 5. Rectal Cancer and Quality of Life. Aspects on Communication and Patient Education

    Author : Sofie Walming; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Rectal neoplasm; quality of life; colorectal surgery; patient education; patient care bundles;

    Abstract : Background This thesis reports the results of three studies based on a pro-spective cohort study of an unselected population of patients with rectal cancer, and one study based on an exploratory study of a new patient edu-cation method as preparation for colorectal cancer surgery. The aim of study I was to investigate whether patient’s or doctor’s delay had an impact on quality of life at diagnosis, and in study III the development of quality of life after treatment for rectal cancer was investigated. READ MORE