Search for dissertations about: "thesis on elderly"

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  1. 1. Elderly South Africans' in transition the daily life circumstances, beliefs concerning health and illness and the influences on caring and family structure

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Universitetsservice US-AB

    Author : Doris Bohman; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola.; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Activities of daily living; Aged; Changing society; Elderly; Ethnography; Family; Health and illness beliefs; Interpretive phenomenology; Keeping normality; Modernization; Reciprocity; South Africa; Tradition; Transition; Activities of daily living; changing society; Elderly; Ethnography; Keeping normality; South Africa; health and illness beliefs; interpretive phenomenology; transition; aged; family; modernization; reciprocity; tradition;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to shed light on different aspects of elderly South Africans experiences in a transitional period in order to reach culturally contextual knowledge within gerontological care. The research objectives were to: identify and describe daily life and related concerns and interests as expressed by a group of elderly (I), illuminate how a group of elderly South Africans experience being old in a transitional period (II), study how a group of aged South Africans and their family members describe their intergenerational relations in a transitional period i. READ MORE

  2. 2. Axis Fractures in Elderly Epidemiology and Treatment related outcome

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Anna-Lena Robinson; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; odontoid fracture; treatment; elderly; cervical spine; axis fracture; Orthopaedics; Ortopedi;

    Abstract : Background: Axis fractures are a common injury in the elderly population. Treatment is often complicated due to osteoporosis and patient comorbidity. Knowledge of the incidence of these fractures, as well as their treatment, outcome and mortality rate, will improve knowledge and decision-making processes for this fragile group of patients. READ MORE

  3. 3. Injuries among the elderly study of fatal and non-fatal injury events

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Harmeet Sjögren; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [1994]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; elderly; injury; prevention; traffic; home; fall; crash; disease; bicyclist; pedestrian; cost; vehicle;

    Abstract : In view of the expected increase in the proportion of elderly in the population in most western countries, we studied injuries among the elderly (>60 years) by investigating hospital-treated injuries in inpatients and outpatients, and fatal injuries.One-year Hospital Injury Data - Even though the elderly made up only 15% of the injured in one year, they accounted for 42% of the total cost of trauma medical care, showing that injuries among the elderly place a disproportional burden on the health care system. READ MORE

  4. 4. Aspects on optimisation of drug therapy in the elderly

    University dissertation from Clinical Chemistry and Pharmacology, Dept of Laboratory Medicine

    Author : Åsa ÅB Bondesson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; medication histories; medication reviews; drug-related problems; elderly; medication errors; pharmacists; drug therapy;

    Abstract : Introduction: Elderly patients often use many drugs, increasing the risk for drug-related problems. Aim: To optimise drug therapy in the elderly by identifying, resolving and preventing drug-related problems. READ MORE

  5. 5. On Carbohydrate Intake and Dental Status in the Elderly

    University dissertation from Clinical Chemistry and Pharmacology, Dept of Laboratory Medicine

    Author : Torgny Alstad; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Carbohydrates; Cohort analysis; Dental caries; Dental status; Elderly; Epidemiology; Factor analysis; Graphic interaction model; Oral sugar clearance;

    Abstract : People?s dental status has the potential to affect dietary intake and, at the same time, diet may affect the health of the dentition. To study the associations, the elderly appear to be an appropriate group and carbohydrates the appropriate nutrients. READ MORE