Search for dissertations about: "support for cancer patients"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 204 swedish dissertations containing the words support for cancer patients.

  1. 1. Individual Support for Cancer Patients : Effects, Patient Satisfaction and Utilisation

    Author : Maria Hellbom; Christoffer Johansen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Medical sciences; Cancer; individual support; patient satisfaction; utilisation; prediction; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Caring Sciences; omvårdnadsforskning med samhällsvetenskaplig inriktning;

    Abstract : The aims of this thesis are threefold: (1) To investigate cancer patients’ satisfaction with and utilisation of an Individual Psychological Support (IPS) intervention. (2) To evaluate the effects of Individual Support (IS), comprising IPS combined with Intensified Primary Health Care and Nutritional Support, on psychological distress and quality of life during the first year after diagnosis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Improved Nutritional Support in Cancer Patients

    Author : Christina Persson; Ursula Falkmer; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Oncology; Cancer; weight loss; PG-SGA; dietary advice; education; fish oil; melatonin; Onkologi; Oncology; Onkologi; Oncology; onkologi;

    Abstract : Weight loss and other nutritional problems are common in cancer patients. The problems are of importance for response to treatment and survival and the well-being of the patients.Nutritional support can be carried out in different ways. READ MORE

  3. 3. Informational support for patients with gynaecological cancer and their families

    Author : Maria Carlsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Oncology; Gynaecological cancer; patient; family; information; education; support; Onkologi; Oncology; Onkologi; Oncology; onkologi; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The main purpose of the present thesis was to gain a deeper knowledge and understanding of the informational need by women with gynaecological cancer and their families. The studies evaluate the experience of different kind of information giving; a telephone-help line; a 3 years educational group support programme; and information givings in ordinary care. READ MORE

  4. 4. Support for women with breast cancer, and for the district and hospital nurses involved : an intervention study

    Author : Maj-Britt Pålsson; Astrid Norberg; Ingalill Hallberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Intervention; support; organizational changes of the care; systematic clinical supervision; breast cancer patients; district nurses; hospital nurses; experiences; well-being ill-being; hopelessness; anxiety; depression; burnout; empathy; sense of coherence; the Karolinska scales of personality;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study was to investigate breast cancer patients’ experiences of their illness and of traditional nursing care (TNC) or supportive nursing care (SNC) respectively, as well as nurses' experiences of support and of caring for cancer patients. An intervention including extended co-operation between the surgical ward and primary health care, shorter waiting times, and changed routines concerning the information about the diagnosis, as well as training and systematic clinical supervision for the nurses, was implemented. READ MORE

  5. 5. Factors Influencing Selection of Treatment for Colorectal Cancer Patients

    Author : Nina Cavalli-Björkman; Bengt Glimelius; Jonas Bergh; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; colorectal cancer; socioeconomic status; clinical trials; education level; family support; living alone; patient-physician interaction; Oncology; Onkologi;

    Abstract : In Sweden and elsewhere there is evidence of poorer cancer survival for patients of low socioeconomic status (SES), and in some settings differences in treatment by SES have been shown.The aim of this thesis was to explore factors which influence cancer treatment decisions, such as knowledge reaped from clinical trials, patient-related factors, and physician-related factors. READ MORE