Search for dissertations about: "thesis on dialysis self care"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis on dialysis self care.

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

    Author : Angelika Fex; Olle Söderhamn; Anna-Christina Ek; Britt-Marie Ternestedt; Högskolan Väst; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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; Nursing; Omvårdnad; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing science; health; hermeneutics; home dialysis; home ventilator; long-term oxygen; next of kin; phenomenology; transition; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    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

  2. 2. Sleep Problems in Patients on Peritoneal Dialysis : Prevalence, Effects on Daily Life and Evaluation of Non-Pharmacological Interventions

    Author : Pia Yngman-Uhlin; Ulla Edéll-Gustafsson; Anders Fernström; Sussanne Börjeson; Olof Heimbürger; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Fatigue; insomnia; peritoneal dialysis; renal supportive care; sleep; self-care management; sleep hygiene; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Sleep problems affect a considerable number (49-86%) of patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis (PD) treatment. Insomnia i.e. difficulties to initiate and/or maintain sleep or too early wakening, combined with daytime symptoms, seems to be the dominating problem. READ MORE

  3. 3. Women's and Men's Health care utilisation from a cost perspective

    Author : Ingrid Osika Friberg; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sex; Gender; Health care economics and organisations; Health care costs; Dialysis; Eczema; Psoriasis; Sweden;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to explore sex differences in health care utilisation and costs (i) in a region in Sweden, (ii) in treatment of dialysis patients across the region, and (iii) in the treatment of specified dermatological diagnoses at an outpatient specialist clinic. Data were retrieved from medical records and health care and pharmaceutical databases, including cost estimates and survey data, and were analysed stratified by sex. READ MORE

  4. 4. Central venous access devices in patients with haematological malignancies care, complications and home treatment

    Author : Eva Johansson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Central venous access devices; haematological malignancies; dressing changes; self-administration; ambulatory; stem cell collection;

    Abstract : A well functioning central venous access device (CVAD) that will remain in situ free from complications during the entire treatment period, is highly desirable in the management of patients with aggressive haematological malignancies. Unfortunately, such a goal is not likely to be achieved due to the high rate of CVAD-related complications. READ MORE

  5. 5. Experienced physical functioning and effects of resistance training in patients with chronic kidney disease

    Author : Susanne Heiwe; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Exercise; Adult; Kidney Failure; Chronic; Biopsy; Muscle Fibers; Health Behaviour; Rehabilitation; Qualitative research; Adaptation; Psychological;

    Abstract : Physical fitness declines as chronic kidney disease progresses, and is approximately 50% of the expected norm when starting dialysis therapy This means that physical fitness in these patients is so reduced that it impinge on their ability and capacity to perform activities of daily livings. Muscular weakness, caused by for instance abnormal protein metabolism, is one of the main reasons for this decline in physical functioning. READ MORE