Search for dissertations about: "thirst distress"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words thirst distress.

  1. 1. Thirst in Patients with Heart Failure Description of thirst dimensions and associated factors with thirst

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Nana Waldréus; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Heart failure; thirst; fluid restriction; thirst intensity; thirst distress; thirst frequency; thirst quality; dehydration; symptom management;

    Abstract : Introduction: Nurses and other health care professionals meet patients with heart failure (HF) who report they are thirsty. Thirst is described by the patients as a concern, and it is distressing. READ MORE

  2. 2. Health-related quality of life and patient education in a group of uremic patients

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, false

    Author : Birgitta Klang; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [1997]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; chronic renal failure; coping; emotional slatus; functional status; health; health-related quality of life; nursing; patient education; predialysis patients; sense of coherence; support; uremic symptoms.;

    Abstract : Health-Related Quality of Life and Patient Education in a Groupof Uremic Patients BlRGITTA KLANG The main purpose of this thesis was firstly, to describe a group of uremic patients'health-related quality of life (HRQOL) prior to and after having started dialysisand secondly, their HRQOL after participation in a patient education program givenbefore dialysis treatment was started. Several questionnaires were used to collectdata concerning disease specific symptoms, perceived health, functional and emotionalstatus, sense of coherence, use of coping strategies, disease specific knowledgeand perceived amount of information. READ MORE