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Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 12 avhandlingar innehållade orden Anna-Christina Ek.

  1. 1. Preventing pressure ulcers by assessment of the microcirculation in tissue exposed to pressure

    Författare :Sara Bergstrand; Margareta Lindgren; Anna-Christina Ek; Maria Engström; Lars-Göran Lindberg; Fredrik Huss; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pressure ulcer; photoplethysmography; laser Doppler flowmetry; non-invasive; tissue blood flow; reactive hyperemia; pressure-induced vasodilation; interface pressure; risk assessment;

    Sammanfattning : The overall aim of this thesis was to combine optical methods into a system with the ability to simultaneously measure blood flow changes at different tissue depths. The goal of such a system was to reveal vascular mechanisms relevant to pressure ulcer etiology under clinically relevant conditions and in relation to the evaluation of pressure-redistribution support surfaces. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Tissue Blood Flow Responses to External Pressure Using LDF and PPG : Testing a System Developed for Pressure Ulcer Research

    Författare :Sara Bergstrand; Anna-Christina Ek; Margareta Lindgren; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Sammanfattning : Background: Pressure ulcers are a problem for immobile individuals, and having pressure ulcers impact and restrict the daily and are often associated with pain. Pressure ulcers occur frequently and cause high costs for the health care system. LÄS MER

  3. 3. From novice towards self-care expert : studies of self-care among persons using advanced medical technology at home

    Författare :Angelika Fex; Olle Söderhamn; Anna-Christina Ek; Britt-Marie Ternestedt; Högskolan Väst; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Home care services; Self care; Technology; medical; Dependent-care; Health; Hermeneutics; Home dialysis; Home ventilator; Long-term oxygen; Next of kin; Phenomenology; Transition; Egenvård; Medicinsk teknik; Nursing; Omvårdnad; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing science; health; hermeneutics; home dialysis; home ventilator; long-term oxygen; next of kin; phenomenology; transition; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Sammanfattning : The use of advanced medical technology at home has increased in most industrialized countries. The overall aim of this thesis was to develop knowledge of self-care and transition and issues that influence daily life and health among persons using advanced medical technology at home. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Health-Related Quality of Life in Postmenopausal Women with Osteoporotic Fractures

    Författare :Inger Hallberg; Anna-Christina Ek; Margareta Bachrach-Lindström; Göran Toss; Olle Svensson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Bone Mineral Density; Hip Fracture; Osteoporosis; Spinal Deformity Index; Vertebral fracture; Nursing; Omvårdnad;

    Sammanfattning : Background: The global burden of osteoporosis includes considerable numbers of fractures, morbidity, mortality and expenses, due mainly to vertebral, hip and forearm fractures. Underdiagnosis and undertreatment are common. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Self-Perceived Health and Nutritional Status among Home-Living Older People : A Prospective Study

    Författare :Yvonne Johansson; Anna-Christina Ek; Margareta Bachrach-Lindström; Tommy Cederholm; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :Energy intake; Gender; Health Physical activity; Risk for malnutrition; Symptoms of depression; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Sammanfattning : The overall aim was to follow the development of nutritional status and its significance for general health status using an epiemiologic method in a representative population‐based selection of older individuals in two cohorts. The main focus was to prospectively examine the significance of demographic, social and medical factors and to establish a basis to investigate the possibilities of preventive measures. LÄS MER