Sökning: "Frail Elderly"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 49 avhandlingar innehållade orden Frail Elderly.

  1. 1. Telecare of frail elderly : reflections and experiences among health personnel and family members

    Författare :Stefan Sävenstedt; Margareta Ehnfors; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Nursing; Telecare; Frail elderly; Nurse-patient interaction; Quality of care; Professional roles; Videoconferensing; Ethical reasoning; Perception of care; Omvårdnad; Nursing; Omvårdnad;

    Sammanfattning : Telecare has been an approach to care that, internationally, has experienced a generally rapid development during the last ten years. There are many examples of successful pilot projects where ICT applications have been used in the care of elderly: for improved remote consultation with health professionals, to improve the communication and support of the elderly person’s social network, and as intelligent sensors intended to improve the safety of the elderly person. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Frail and Elderly Hospital Patients : The Challenge of Participation in Medical Decision Making

    Författare :Anne Wissendorff Ekdahl; Maria Friedrichsen; Lars Andersson; Ulla Molander; Linköpings universitet; []
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    Sammanfattning : Background: In research, patient participation in medical decision-making has been shown to be associated with higher patient satisfaction and improvement of treatment outcomes. But when it comes to patient participation when being old and frail there are pitfalls and the research in this area is sparse. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Collaboration between relatives of frail elderly patients and nurses in acute hospital wards. Dimensions, prerequisites and outcome

    Författare :Tove Lindhardt; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Socialmedicin; Gerontologi; Humanities; Humaniora; Social medicine; Gerontology; Content analysis; Phenomenology; Powerlessness; Guilt; Outcome; Instrument development and validation; Acute care facility; Frail elderly; Family care; Collaboration; Decision-making; samhällsmedicin; Questionnaire;

    Sammanfattning : The aim was to investigate collaboration between relatives of frail elderly patients and nurses in acute hospital wards, and to develop and test an instrument to investigate, from the relatives? perspective, dimensions of collaboration in this context and the association between collaboration and satisfaction with the hospital care trajectory. The underpinning assumption for the study was that relatives hold knowledge of the patients? situation, which is important for nurses to make a relevant and sufficient care plan. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Vård och omsorg i eget boende på äldre dar

    Författare :Ulla Lundh; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; elderly; elderly care; home help; nursing; home care; continuity; informal support; housing adaptation; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Sammanfattning : Swedish policy conseming the care of the elderly is based on the ideologically motivated ambitions of independent living and community support irrespective of care needs. The aim was to study the implementation of this policy in a local community with high ambitions in this regard. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Prediction and prevention of falls among elderly people in residential care

    Författare :Lillemor Lundin-Olsson; Yngve Gustafson; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; accidental falls; risk factors; movement; equilibrium; predictive value of test; accidental falls: prevention control; randomised controlled trials; frail elderly; residential facilities;

    Sammanfattning : Among elderly people, falls lead to a considerable amount of immobility, morbidity, and mortality. The purpose of this study was to develop and evaluate methods for predicting falls, and to evaluate a fall prevention program among elderly people living in residential care facilities. LÄS MER