Search for dissertations about: "thesis palliative care of patient with cancer"

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  1. 1. The incurable cancer patient at the end of life : Medical care utilization, quality of life and the additive analgesic effect of paracetamol in concurrent morphine therapy

    Author : Bertil Axelsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; Palliative; cancer; place of death; health care utilization; quality of life; morphine; paracetamol; pain; Kirurgi; Surgery; Kirurgi; Surgery; kirurgi;

    Abstract : Only 12% of the patients died at home. When the period between diagnosis and death was less than one month, every patient died in an institution. Younger patients, marriedpatients, and those living within the 40 km radius of the hospital utilized more hospital days. READ MORE

  2. 2. Dilemmas in palliative chemotherapy when approaching end-of-life

    Author : Ulla Näppä; Bertil Axelsson; Birgit H Rasmussen; Olav Lindqvist; Gunilla Enblad; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; cancer; chemotherapy; decision-making; dilemma; palliative care; performance status; questionnaire; registered nurse; kyselylomake; ongelma; palliatiivinen hoito; päätöksenteko; sairaanhoitaja; sytostaattihoito; syöpä; yleistila; allmäntillstånd; beslutsprocess; cancer; cytostatika; dilemma; enkät; palliativ vård; sjuksköterska; onkologi; Oncology;

    Abstract : Background When cure is no longer possible, medical care should aim for a transition to palliative care regardless of disease. Patients with incurable cancer are often treated with palliative chemotherapy (PCT), starting with the intent to prolong life and increase quality of life. READ MORE

  3. 3. Deciphering Unwritten Rules : Patients, relatives and nurses in palliative cancer care

    Author : Anna Sandgren; Bengt Fridlund; Kerstin Petersson; Hans Thulesius; Bodil Wilde-Larsson; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cancer; deciphering; unwritten rules; grounded theory; nursing; palliative care; patient; relative; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; Vårdvetenskap; Caring Science;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on palliative cancer care in acute care hospitals and home care settings. The overall aim was to generate a grounded theory explaining the latent patterns of behavior of patients, relatives and nurses. The thesis includes one population-based study with cross-sectional design and four classic grounded theory studies. READ MORE

  4. 4. COMPETENCE AND COMMUNICATION : Do Not Resuscitate Decisions in Cancer Care

    Author : Mona Pettersson; Anna T Höglund; Mariann Hedström; Birgitta Johansson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; DNR decisions; do not resuscitate; end-of-life; hematology; oncology; cancer care; medical ethics; nursing ethics; ethical conflicts of interest; communicative ethics; ethical values; ethical competence; palliative care; nurses; physicians; moral distress.; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : Within cancer care, do not resuscitate (DNR) decisions are frequently made. DNR decisions can be ethically difficult and lead to conflicts of interest and disagreements within the medical team. READ MORE

  5. 5. Register studies of cancer in the Southern Health Care Region in Sweden

    Author : Bo Attner; Medicinsk onkologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cancer risk; epidemiology; incidence; comorbidity; survival; partner; health care costs; population-based register study;

    Abstract : The overall aim was to study different aspect of health care use and health care costs on a population based level for persons with cancer and their partners, and from an individual level to explore the impact of comorbidities in incidence and survival. In the beginning of the study all persons in the Southern Health Care Region in Sweden diagnosed with colon, rectal, breast, prostate and lung cancer during the period 2000 to 2005 were identified via the Swedish Cancer Register. READ MORE