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Sammanfattning : 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 dialysis and secondly, their HRQOL after participation in a patient education program given before dialysis treatment was started. Several questionnaires were used to collect data concerning disease specific symptoms, perceived health, functional and emotional status, sense of coherence, use of coping strategies, disease specific knowledge and perceived amount of information. LÄS MER
2. Utveckling av instrument och bedömning av sjuksköterskestudenters kunskaper och färdigheter att genomföra venös provtagning och insättning av perifer venkateter
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3. Health promoting factors in people with chronic musculoskeletal pain or with rheumatic diseases: a descriptive and interventional study
Sammanfattning : Aim: The overall aim of this thesis with a salutogenic approach was to describe health promoting factors in people with chronic musculoskeletal pain and in people with rheumatic diseases, and to evaluate the effects of an intervention study with a self-care promoting PBL-program for people with rheumatic diseases having chronic musculoskeletal pain, sleep disturbances and/or fatigue. Methods: This thesis is comprised of four samples: a randomly selected sample from a Swedish general population (study I) and three different samples containing people with rheumatic diseases registered at a hospital for rheumatic diseases in the southwest of Sweden (studies II, III and IV). LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The overall aim of this thesis is to generate understanding and knowledge a bout the experiences of patients living with haemodialysis, and their close relati ves, near the end of life. In studies I and II we conducted a series of 31 qualitative interviews over a period of 12 months with 8 severely ill patients (aged 66–87) treated with haemodialysis. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Introduction: Chronic illness, such as diabetes, results in a transition process involving a variety of changes in both bodily function and conditions for living, and requiring broad knowledge and understanding in order to meet new demands. The outcomes of a healthy transition are described as well-being and mastery, in contrast to vulnerability and dependency. LÄS MER