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  • Vårdskador vid omvårdnad : en studie av patienters, anhörigas och vårdgivares anmälningar 

    Andersson, Åsa (Inst för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2017-02-23)
    Background: Patient safety has, over the last decades, been increasingly established as an important global issue. Patient safety is jeopardized by for example adverse events and most of the current evidence on adverse ...
  • The process of occupational therapists implementing client-centred ADL intervention in clinical practice 

    Eriksson, Christina Nilsdotter (Inst för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2016-11-22)
    The overall aim: The overall aim of the thesis was to identify and describe the characteristics of the implementation process and what hinders and contributes to the implementation of complex interventions when occupational ...
  • Living with osteogenesis imperfecta 

    Balkefors, Veronica (Inst för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2015-09-17)
    Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI) is a hereditary connective tissue disorder with fragility of the bones as the dominant symptom. There is no cure for OI, but symptoms are treated with medical, orthopaedic and physiotherapy ...
  • Advanced home care : nurses' everyday practice 

    Öhlén, Agneta (Inst för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2015-05-05)
    Aim: The overall aim of this thesis was to explore nursing care within Advanced home care (AHC) through nursing documentation and nurses’ perceptions of nursing care, in order to delineate the required nursing competencies ...
  • Mat och måltider vid livets slut : patienter och närståendes erfarenheter av ätsvårigheter 

    Wallin, Viktoria (Inst för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2015-01-16)
    Food and meals are embedded in people’s everyday social life. For people with progressive life-limiting conditions eating is often obstructed. When a dying person is cared for at home, family members often take responsibility ...
  • Att vara anhörig till en närstående med demenssjukdom : en jämförelse mellan storstad och landsbygd. 

    Ehrlich, Kethy Forssell (Inst för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2015-01-08)
    Family caregivers´ efforts for a family member with dementia are considerable and constitute a major societal resource. Most studies in family members’ caregiving have been carried out in major cities and there are lack ...
  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy : Patient´s experiences and self-reported symptoms the first week after surgery 

    Barthelsson, Cajsa (Institutionen för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2007-11-29)
    Very little research has been conducted to identify patients own perspectives of having gallstone disease and their own experiences of symptoms the first postoperative week following laparoscopic cholecystectomy, LC. ...
  • Post-operative delirium after elective cardiac surgery : Risk factors and cognitive long-term outcome. Results from a clinical study 

    Veliz Reissmüller, Graciela (Institutionen för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2009-05-07)
    Delirium is a serious problem in the older patient. Delirium is associated with a significant independent morbidity and mortality that increases hospital costs. Due to the increasing elderly population, delirium is ...
  • On aspects of context in rehabilitation after stroke : views of patients and therapeutists 

    Wohlin Wottrich, Annica (Institutionen för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2006-09-15)
    Contextual factors have lately come more into focus contributing to the individual's health condition. Previous research indicates that contextual factors are poorly accounted for in stroke rehabilitation and that the ...
  • Prevalence of malnutrition and determinants of nutritional status among elderly people : a population-based study in rural Bangladesh 

    Ferdous, Tamanna (Institutionen för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2007-01-10)
    Introduction: Both the number and proportion of persons aged 60+ years are growing rapidly in almost all countries of the world. Research shows that elderly people are nutritionally vulnerable and that their nutritional ...
  • Vägen fram till diagnos och behandling för patienter med lungcancer 

    Leveälahti, Helena (Institutionen för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2006-11-27)
    Lung cancer is the third most common cancer among men and women in Sweden. More than 3000 persons/year are diagnosed with lung cancer. Despite the presence of many and intense symptoms at diagnosis, most patients still ...
  • Five-year follow-up of a randomized controlled trial of early supported discharge and continued rehabilitation at home after stroke 

    Thorsén, Ann-Mari (Institutionen för klinisk neurovetenskap, arbetsterapi och äldrevårdsforskning (NEUROTEC) / Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Occupational Therapy and Elderly Care Research (NEUROTEC), 2005-11-23)
    Introduction Stroke constitutes the second leading cause of death and the leading determinant of disability among the world population. Stroke is the single physiological condition that requires the most bed-days in Swedish ...
  • Parents’ experiences of nurses’ cultural competence in Swedish paediatric care 

    Tavallali, Azar Gashasb (Inst för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2014-11-11)
    Due to global migration, Sweden, as is the case for many other countries in Europe, has become a multi-ethnic society. The multi-ethnic composition of the Swedish population has led to an increasing diversity of patients ...
  • Healthcare providers' perceptions of diversity and cultural competence 

    Olt, Helen (Inst för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2013-10-28)
    Swedish society is ethnically diverse and since the early 1960s immigrants have made significant contributions to the labour market in healthcare. Today many Swedes, including first- and second-generation immigrants, ...
  • An explorative study of a complementary therapy method - Rosen Method Bodywork : user's reasons for therapy utilization, experienced benefits and existence of caring in the treatment interaction 

    Hoffren-Larsson, Riitta (Inst för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2013-09-26)
    The utilization of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies is increasing and the users frequently report satisfaction and benefits from the treatments although scientific support for these self-reported ...
  • Life After Childhood Cancer 

    Berg Doukkali, Eva (Inst för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2013-04-26)
    Young people who have undergone treatment for childhood cancer have a high risk of developing chronic health problems that could have a potential strong impact on their lives. How a childhood cancer experience affects the ...
  • Self-reported pain in SLE 

    Waldheim, Eva (Inst för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2013-03-14)
    Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune, rheumatic disease, potentially affecting most organ systems. The disease is commonly considered to be chronic and occurs in often unpredictable flares, with alternating ...
  • Participation in dance, rhythm and music activities : experiences of healthy elderly and persons with stroke 

    Thornberg, Kerstin (Inst för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2013-02-15)
    Participation in meaningful creative activities such as dance and rhythm/music has been found beneficial for older adults and for persons with stroke, as it might increase awareness, improve emotional and physical ...
  • Preventive home visits for 75 year-old persons by the district nurse 

    Sherman, Helena (Inst för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2012-11-19)
    Background: Action plans are needed to promote health and to prevent diseases amongst older persons so that they can remain with good health in their homes for as long as possible. One method which has been tried in ...
  • Distriktssköterskors erfarenhet av sårbehandling i primärvården: organisation och lärande 

    Friman, Anne (Inst för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2012-11-05)
    Aim: The overall aim of this thesis was to deepen the knowledge of wound management in primary healthcare from district nurses' (DNs) perspective. The thesis includes one pilot study (I) and two qualitative studies (II, ...

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