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Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 9 avhandlingar innehållade orden Åsa Hörnsten.
Sammanfattning : Background: In order to provide good diabetes care it is important for the health care professionals to share patients’ personal understanding of living with diabetes, which differs from a professional understanding of the illness. Patients’ beliefs about health, illness, control and cure are predictive of the outcome of lifestyle changes and pharmacological treatment. LÄS MER
2. Proximity and distance : challenges in person-centred care for diabetes specialist nurses in primary health care
Sammanfattning : Background Type 2 diabetes demands self-management over time, to maintain health and reduce the risk for diabetes complications. However, despite efforts, many persons with type 2 diabetes are not reaching the treatment targets. In diabetes, person-centred care and group education are recommended. LÄS MER
3. Communication about the Heart Failure Trajectory in Patients, their Families and Health Care Professionals
Sammanfattning : Introduction: There is an increasing awareness in the field of cardiology regarding the need for improved delivery of palliative care in patients with heart failure (HF). Professional guidelines have drawn attention to the importance of discussing the heart failure trajectory with patients and their families. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Background: Type 2 diabetes is a serious disease that is increasing globally. The focus of diabetes care has been to prevent diabetes related complications and thereby reduce mortality. An older population, the disease progression and decreased ability to perform self-management activities increases the risk for complications. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The overall aim of this thesis is to explore experiences and self-reported outcomes from Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation, TAVI, among people with severe aortic stenosis. The thesis includes four studies. Study I-II are based on interviews performed the day before TAVI and Qualitative Concept Analysis was used for analysis. LÄS MER