Sökning: "Birgitta Wiitavaara"

Hittade 2 avhandlingar innehållade orden Birgitta Wiitavaara.

  1. 1. Balancing intrusive illness : the experiences of people with musculoskeletal problems

    Författare :Birgitta Wiitavaara; Christine Brulin; Monica Lagerström; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; musculoskeletal problems; health experiences; illness; wellness; grounded theory; content analysis; balancing; disease course; uncontrollable fluctuations; symptoms; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Sammanfattning : The overall aim of the present thesis was to explore and describe the health experiences of men and women with musculoskeletal problems. The specific aims of the four papers were: (I) to explore the experience of illness and wellness among ambulance personnel with musculoskeletal symptoms; (II) to explore the experience of illness and wellness among female health care personnel with musculoskeletal symptoms; (III) to explore the experience of bodily illness among people with musculoskeletal problems in the neck-shoulder region, and; (IV) to investigate the symptoms described by people with non-specific neck-shoulder problems, to investigate the method of development of neck-shoulder questionnaires that assesses pain and other symptoms, to analyse the content and items of these questionnaires, and to compare the findings. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Prerequisites and Possibilities for Manufacturing Companies to Prioritize and Manage Occupational Health and Safety

    Författare :Hasse Nordlöf; Ragnar Westerling; Birgitta Wiitavaara; Katarina Wijk; Ann-Beth Antonsson; Högskolan i Gävle; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Occupational health and safety OHS ; Small and medium-sized enterprizes SMEs ; Professional roles; Company size; Safety culture; Financial performance; Systematische Handhabung von Sicherheit und Gesundheit; Arbeitsschutzmanagementsystem AMS ; Kleine und mittlere Unternehmen KMU ; Berufsrollen; Unternehmensgröße; Sicherheitskultur; Finanzleistung; Systematiskt arbetsmiljöarbete SAM ; Små och medelstora företag SMF ; Yrkesroller; Företagsstorlek; Säkerhetskultur; Finansiella nyckeltal; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Sammanfattning : Legislation demands that health and safety of humans at work must be secured. Today, far from every company has a functioning systematic management of occupational health and safety (OHS) in place to fulfill its legal obligations. Instead, other day-to-day tasks appear to have greater priority. LÄS MER